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HNIC Hot Stove:  Staal negotiations to start after new year

From Pierre LeBrun on HNIC’s Hot Stove:

“The Penguins will start up contract extension negotiations with Jordan Staal at the start of the new year.  Shorter term deal and a little less money than what has been talked about previously.”

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Take it for what it’s worth.  His recent surge has certainly quelled the trade speculation.  Interesting, though, if it ends up being a short deal, say, 3 or 4 years.  Might give an indication of how long he wants to be third fiddle, but that’s merely me speculating.

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