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No fireworks for Sabres fans on Canada Day... Yet. The Zach Parise and Ryan Suter sweepstakes will rage on deep into Sunday night, Monday morning. Phase 1 of the "free agent frenzy" saw third and fourth liners, and, back up goalies switch teams. The creme de le creme still remain. Nash, Ryan, Malone, Parentau are still in play. Caveat: Just because you are not hearing chatter r...
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