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    Chris Kreider Agrees to Seven Year Contract Extension with Ranger...
    February 25, 2020
    NY Post
    Brett Cyrgalis
    The Rangers signed the 28-year-old winger to a seven-year, $45.5 million contract extension Monday, carrying an annual salary-cap hit of $6.5 million. It was a compromise between the two parties, which seemed unlikely to come together as recently as ...
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    Adam Fox Making It Look Easy in Rookie Season With Rangers
    February 4, 2020
    Sports Illustrated
    Alex Prewitt
    After leaving Harvard for the 2019–20 season, Adam Fox is skating 18-plus minutes per game and ranks third among all rookie blueliners with 29 points, a key piece of the rebuilding Rangers’ future.
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    Golden Knights' Nate Schmidt: Assists Everywhere in Blowout Win
    November 17, 2019
    CBS Sports
    RotoWire Staff
    Schmidt delivered four assists, three blocked shots and a plus-2 rating in Sunday's 6-0 win over the Flames. Schmidt had helpers on the first three Vegas goals in the game, and then added another on the team's last tally. Only one of the four assists...
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    Canadiens' Nate Thompson Isn't Playing Like an Old-Timer
    November 14, 2019
    Montreal Gazette
    Stu Cowan
    "Thompson doesn’t have a letter, but if you had to put another one (he) could be easily one of them. He supports our staff, our players. He’s a good voice in our locker room and I think his play so far speaks for itself."

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    Lightning Re-sign Forward Alex Killorn to Seven-Year Contract
    November 27, 2019
    NHL.com
    Staff Writer
    The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward Alex Killorn to a seven-year contract worth an average of $4.45 million per season, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. The Halifax, Nova Scotia native has played in 272 car...
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    Golden Knights double down on belief in Nate Schmidt with extensi...
    October 25, 2018
    Las Vegas Review-Journal
    Ed Graney
    “Nate turned out to be a pretty good defenseman for us,” said McPhee, who in 2013 signed Schmidt as an undrafted free agent in Washington. “There’s still a lot of room for growth with Nate if he wants to continue to work at it, and I’m sure he does. ...
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    Jets Sign Blake Wheeler to 5-Year, $41.25 Million Extension
    September 4, 2018
    Cap Friendly
    Associated Press
    The Winnipeg Jets have signed captain Blake Wheeler to a five-year, $41.25 million contract extension. General manager Kevin Cheveldayoff announced the signing Tuesday. Wheeler, 32, led the Jets with a career-high 91 points last season. He had 23 goa...
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    Ryan Donato is Fighting to Make His Mark with the Wild
    October 28, 2017
    The Athletic
    Michael Russo
    Pretty much every single Donato family member, every single friend, every single neighbor inside Suite 510 at TD Garden on Saturday night was a lifelong Boston Bruins fan. Yet, for one night, some secretly – and some not-so-secretly – rooted for the ...

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    Wheeler Leaves Gophers To The NHL
    November 27, 2019
    US Hockey Report
    USHR News
    Wheeler, represented by Boston-based agent Matt Keator, is utilizing a clause within the Collective Bargaining Agreement that allows a player who is in college, has passed the four-year mark since being drafted, and is not yet a senior to issue a let...
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    Zdeno Chara's New Plant Based Diet is Paying Off On and Off the I...
    February 8, 2018
    Boston Globe
    Fluto Shinzawa
    Chara’s “breakfast of champions” consists of oatmeal, hemp seeds, chia seeds, goji berries, walnuts, a banana, and honey from Slovakia. For Chara, the trick was to develop a diet that would give him the fuel he requires. Because of his size and workl...
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    How to Hang in the NHL at 40? Work Out Like a Fiend
    October 28, 2017
    Wall Street Journal
    Jen Murphy
    At age 40, Zdeno Chara is still keeping up with guys born after his pro career began. Now in his 20th National Hockey League season, Mr. Chara, the league’s third-oldest player and the captain of the Boston Bruins, shows no signs of slowing down. The...
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    Goodbye Chicago by Scott Darling
    June 13, 2017
    The Players' Tribune
    Scott Darling
    On July 1, 2011, I ended up in a room with tubes and wires hooked up all over my body. There was a little machine beeping that showed my vital signs. It was my first day of rehab. I had been drinking every single day for eight months. I had just been...