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WASHINGTON - NOVEMBER 11: Alexander Semin #28 of the Washington Capitals brings the puck down the ice against the New York Islanders at the Verizon Center on November 11, 2009 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)
Normally, a player with a 40-goal campaign and two other 30-goal seasons on his resume would be a pretty hot commodity in NHL free agency. Zach Parise, who has topped the 40-goal mark once and reached 30 four other times, had just about every team after him on July 1 and ended up inking a 13-year, $98 million deal to head home to Minnesota. Shane Doan, who has never reached the 40-goal plateau and has just two 30-goal campaigns in 16 seasons in the league, has at least a dozen teams looking to land him now that he's begun considering...
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