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by Paul on 07/07/06 at 10:19 AM ET
In a surprising move, Gionta opted not to file for arbitration before Wednesday's 5 p.m. NHL deadline because he feels the best way to land the long-term contract he wants is to continue negotiating with the Devils. "It may not be today or tomorrow or next week, but I think at the end of the day we both have the same goal at heart, which is to make Brian a fairly long-term New Jersey Devil and we're going to continue to work toward that," Gionta's agent, Steve Bartlett, said Wednesday. "We factored everything in, the fact that Brian wanted to be a Devil and we're just going to keep working through this."more
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