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by Paul on 09/11/08 at 11:18 AM ET
The Carolina Hurricanes have called a news conference for Thursday afternoon where they are expected to announce the signing of centre Eric Staal to a multi-year contract extension.
continued and we will update here when it becomes official.
Update 2:19pm ET (alanah): Deal announed. From the News Observer:
The Carolina Hurricanes and star center Eric Staal have signed a seven-year contract that will play the All-Star an average $8.25 million a year, the team announced today.
“This won’t change the way I play hockey. I play to win,” Staal said. “This won’t change my game. I’m a competititve guy. The numbers won’t be in my head. I’ll do my thing.
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