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from the Palm Beach Post,
Ed Jovanovski's contract demands apparently proved too steep for the Florida Panthers' budget. Chara signed a five-year deal with Boston worth $37.5 million. Keenan was believed to be pursuing at least one and perhaps two defensemen among a second-tier group that included Anaheim's Rulan Salei, Buffalo's Jay McKee and Minnesota's Filip Kuba. Also still unsigned was Rob Blake of Colorado.
The Detroit Red Wings have signed veteran goalie Chris Osgood to a two-year contract.
Be back by 5:40pm. Need to rest my eyes... In the meantime, visit Spector, he is updating throughout the day too. added 5:42pm, Nothing new except the loading issue on KK has been resolved. Sorry for the slow loading speed earlier today.
The Colorado Avalanche have signed free agent center Tyler Arnason to a one-year contract.
According to Sportsnet Free Agent Tracker, Matt Cullen is a Ranger. Multi-year deal... update 5:57pm, A KK reader heard the salary breakdown for Cullen. These figures may be a little off, but close enough for me. First year 3.1 mill Sec. 2.8 mill Third 2.7 mill and 2.6 mill last year
KK is getting bombarded with visitors today . The site is loading slow at times and I am working with my host to resolve this issue. Sorry for the problems folks, I even sent them an email yesterday to prepare for more visitors in the next few days, but....
Sources tell TSN that defenceman Hal Gill has inked a three-year deal with the Toronto Maple Leafs.update 4:13pm, via TSN,
Sources also tell TSN that defenceman Hal Gill has inked a three-year deal with the Maple Leafs worth $6.3 million.
Scott Thornton to Los Angeles - Two years, $1.5 million per year.Ni link yet except home page... added 4:55pm, TSN still has not linked to this story. If you heard anything, please leave a comment. added 5:52pm, Link to TSN is now in the comment section of this post. Thanks to a reader for the heads up.
Centre Marc Savard has a new home for the 2006-07 season, signing a five-year $20 million contract with the Boston Bruins.
from the News & Observer,
With Martin Gerber opting out after losing his job to Cam Ward in the playoffs, the Carolina Hurricanes looked south for a new No. 2 and signed John Grahame from the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday.
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