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[October 03, 2014]  Oct 2 (The Sports Xchange) - The Ottawa Senators made a long-term commitment to Bobby Ryan on Thursday, signing the right winger to a seven-year, $50.75 million contract extension.

Ryan, who was traded by the Anaheim Ducks to the Senators in July 2013, delivered 23 goals and 48 points in 70 games for Ottawa in his first season. The Senators also named defenseman Erik Karlsson as their captain.

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The Minnesota Wild are bringing back Nate Prosser, claiming the defenseman off waivers from the St. Louis Blues on Thursday.

Prosser left Minnesota for the Blues during the offseason after playing in 53 games for the Wild last season and contributing eight points and 58 penalty minutes.

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The Arizona Coyotes will send top prospect Max Domi back to his junior team in London, Ontario, according to multiple reports on Thursday.

The 19-year-old Domi was the Coyotes' first-round pick and 13th overall in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. He has been a force in the Ontario Hockey League the past two seasons, scoring 180 points in 125 regular-season games.

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The Dallas Stars ended a contract stalemate with restricted free agent defenseman Brenden Dillon on Thursday when they reached a deal on a one-year, $1.25 million contract.

Dillon has missed all of training camp and the Stars' six preseason games while holding out in the contract dispute. (Editing by Frank Pingue)

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