Found February 22, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
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This should speed the market up in terms of alleviating the big, Tuomo Ruutu-sized blockage preventing GM’s from moving forwards until the first domino falls, per the Raleigh News & Observer’s Chip Alexander: Ruutu expected to re-sign with Canes today. Official word soon to come. ... Ruutu expected to get four-year extension. Does this mean the Bryan Allen contract extension watch begins later this evening? TSN’s bob McKenzie confirms: As @ice_chip reported, CAR and Ruuttu do not have finalized deal but both sides seem certain it’ll be done in hour(s). #TradeCentre #tsn. ... Assuming no hiccups, Ruuttu expected to get a 4-year extension with a slight bump on the $3.8M he’s currently earning. #TradeCentre #tsn ... Ruutu, not Ruuttu, haste makes waste. Also, the $3.8M figure was his cap hit on the last deal. He’s receiving $4.4M.
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