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by Paul on 06/25/14 at 08:40 AM ET
First off, I am ok, just need to make some life adjustment and fairly quickly too.
But this is not about me so on with some news and sorry for the delay..
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Ryan Callahan to a six-year contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced.
"We are pleased to announce that we've reached an agreement on a six-year contract extension with Ryan,” Yzerman said. “He's proven to be a fierce competitor and outstanding leader who fits very well with our team."
“I couldn’t be happier to be part of the Tampa Bay Lightning organization for the next six years and I am excited for this new chapter of my career,” Callahan said. “Tampa Bay has been a great place to live and play from the day I got there. As soon as the season ended I knew it was a place I wanted to be.”
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COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have acquired a fifth round selection in the 2014 NHL Draft from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for defenseman Nikita Nikitin, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Columbus re-acquired the pick it sent to Edmonton in exchange for defenseman Nick Schultz on March 5.
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have used their second, and final, compliance buy-out, as allowed by the NHL’s Collective Bargaining Agreement, on forward Ryan Malone, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Malone will become an unrestricted free agent. Per the CBA, the Lightning will pay two-thirds of the value of his existing contract over twice the term of the deal.
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