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Matt Niskanen Staying In Pittsburgh

from the Pittsburgh Penguins website,

The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-signed defenseman Matt Niskanen to a two-year contract, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero.

The deal runs through the 2013-14 campaign, and has an average annual value of $2.3 million.

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Oz_Santwyk's avatar

Not a bad deal for our 3rd pairing Offensive dman and our 2nd PP QB. I like the guy and think he can recapture what he showed in his rookie year in Dallas. He sure showed glimpses of it last year.

Posted by Oz_Santwyk from Perth Australia on 06/30/12 at 03:56 PM ET

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Know it’s UFA vs RFA so the deals aren’t 1-1, but I’d take niskanen at $4.00 before taking Wideman at $5.5.

$2.3 is wonderful for this guy.

Posted by larry from pitt on 06/30/12 at 05:12 PM ET

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