Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 6/22/12

NEW YORK - JANUARY 25: Chris Jordan Staal #11 of the Pittsburgh Penguins skates against the New York Rangers on January 25, 2010 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Penguins defeated the Rangers 4-2. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)
Pittsburgh Penguins Jordan Staal has reportedly turned down a 10-year contact offer. The former second-overall pick is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the 2013 season. The deal was supposedly worth $60 million, which is a raise for Staal who only made $4.5 million this past season. Reports have surfaced that he loves it in Pittsburg and wants to remain a Penguin but has no interest in signing an extension with the team at this time, according to the Pens Blog. The Penguins also have to re-sign franchise player Sidney Crosby next offseason. So signing...

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