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The Detroit Red Wings have signed free agent centermen Steven Weiss to a 5 year, 4.9 M contract. Weiss, 30, has played the last 10 seasons with the Florida Panthers, recording 145 goals, 249 assists, 394 points in 654 games. He adds good playmaking ability to the Wings roster next season. You could very well see him playing with Johan [...]
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