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Red Wings lock up franchise center Dylan Larkin long-term


DETROIT, MI – The Detroit Red Wings leading point-producer is now their highest paid player. The Red Wings locked up 22-year-old center Dylan Larkin on a five-year deal worth $30.5 million on Friday. The deal has an annual average value of $6.1 million, some $16,667

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Christian Dvorak agrees to 6 year extension with Coyotes


GLENDALE, AZ –  The Arizona Coyotes announced on a Friday that the team has signed centre Christian Dvorak to a six-year extension. The deal carries an annual average value of $4.45 million and the extension kicks in beginning with the 2019-20 season. A native of

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Larkin spearheads USA Hockey tribute game for Jim Johansson


PLYMOUTH, MI – When Dylan Larkin was still a relative unknown in the hockey world, USA Hockey’s beloved Jim ‘J.J.’ Johannson was there for him and his family. And now it’s Larkin’s time to repay the favor to Johansson, who died unexpectedly Jan. 21 at

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John Gibson signs eight-year contract extension with Ducks


ANAHEIM, CA – John Gibson signed an eight-year contract extension worth $6.4 million per season with the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday.  The 25-year-old goaltender has one year remaining on a three-year contract extension he signed on Sept. 21, 2015 and could have become a restricted

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Schmaltz looking to have bigger impact with Blackhawks


CHICAGO, IL – Nick Schmaltz is ready to take the next step in his game. The 22-year-old solidified his place as the Chicago Blackhawks’ second-line center last season and wants to build off the chemistry he and right wing Patrick Kane developed. “I got on

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One of the greatest things about Kurt and all the people with KO is that they bring in guys like Barry Karn and all these different skating and skill people that come in and help us to develop. They care about us off the ice but they obviously have to care about us on the ice and they bring in people to work with us to help us be better and I think that’s special.

— Rocco Grimaldi

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