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from the Denver Post,
Rob Blake's days with the Avalanche are over. The Denver Post has learned the Avalanche has broken off talks with the star defenseman on a new contract, and Blake will sign with another, yet-to-be determined team. "I'm pretty sure you'll see Rob with another team next year," Avalanche general manager Francois Giguere told The Post today.Thanks to a KK reader for the pointer.
The Calgary Flames have signed defenceman Andrei Zyuzin. Zyuzin, 28, played in 57 games with the Minnesota Wild during the 2005-06 season collecting 18 points and 50 penalty minutes.
via Sportsnet Tracker- Caps sign dman Brian Pothier to a 4yr deal.
Seeking improved mobility on the blueline, the Philadelphia Flyers have signed defencemen Nolan Baumgartner, formerly of the Vancouver Canucks, and former Boston Bruins first-rounder Lars Jonsson, who has been plahing in Sweden.
via Sportsnet Tracker- 4 years $14 million....
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The San Jose Sharks have signed veteran centre Curtis Brown, who was recently bought out of his contract by the Chicago Blackhawks.Thanks to a KK reader for the update.
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.
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