Toronto Maple Leafs' goalie Jonas Gustavsson is seen in the pre-game spotlight during player introductions before a game against the Philadelphia Flyers in Toronto, March 10, 2012. Gustavsson is finishing a 2-year deal worth 2.75-million dollars.
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Calgary Flames center Olli Jokinen (L) skates the puck away from Dallas Stars right wing Michael Ryder during the third period in Dallas, Texas, March 24, 2012. Jokinen signed a 2-year deal with Calgary after being dealt away from Calgary during the prior season.
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Ottawa Senators' Filip Kuba, right, gets a high five from teammate Erik Karlsson after scoring the game winning goal against the Montreal Canadiens in over-time in Ottawa on Friday, March 16, 2011. kuba is finsihing a 3-year contract that paid 3.7-million dollars a season.
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Montreal Canadiens' Travis Moen lands a right on New Jersey Devils' David Clarkson during a fight on Thursday, October 21, 2010 in Montreal. Moen left the Ducks after the '09 season, signing a 3-year, 4.5-million dollar deal with Montreal.
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Calgary Flames right wing David Moss scores a goal against Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price (31) during the first period at the Bell Center, Oct 13, 2011. Moss is finishing a 3-year contract worth 3.6-million dollars.
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Vancouver Canucks' Samuel Pahlsson checks the Kings' Jeff Carter is during the second period of their NHL hockey game in Vancouver, British Columbia March 26, 2012. Vancouver acquired Pahlsson in the last year of a 3-year deal worth 2.65-million dollars a season he signed with Columbus.
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Vancouver Canucks' Sami Salo, left congratulates goalie Cory Schneider after defeating the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 during an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, B.C., on Thursday March 8, 2012. Salo re-signed with the Canucks last year, for 2-million dollars over one season.
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Montreal Canadiens' Chris Campoli hits the Oilers' Ryan Jones (top) during the first period of their game in Edmonton, March 8, 2012. Campoli was on a one year contract worth 1.75-million dollars.
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Calgary Flames' Cory Sarich, top, crashes into the Edmonton Oilers' Taylor Hall during first period NHL hockey game action in Edmonton on Friday, March 16, 2012. Sarich signed a 5-year contract with Calgary worth 3.6-million dollars a year in 2008.
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Edmonton Oilers' Ryan Smyth takes the puck around Columbus Blue Jackets' Aaron Johnson during their NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, March 25, 2012.
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Vancouver Canucks' Marc-Andre Gragnani, left, crashes to the ice after a check by Calgary Flames' Lee Stempniak during first period NHL hockey action in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, April 5, 2012. Stempniak is completing a 2-year contract worth 3.8-million dollars.
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