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[June 29, 2017]
June 28 (The Sports Xchange) -
St. Louis Blues center Patrik Berglund is expected to be sidelined
until December after undergoing surgery to repair a dislocated left
shoulder, the team announced Wednesday.
Berglund sustained the injury during his offseason conditioning
program in his native Sweden. The 29-year-old will have a late start
before entering the first season of a five-year, $19.25 million
contract in 2017-18.
Berglund posted a career-high 23 goals to go along with 11 assists
while playing in all 82 regular-season games in 2016-17.
Ottawa Senators goaltender Mike Condon signed a three-year, $7.2
million contract extension.
Condon will make $1.7 million in the first season, $2.5 million in
the second and $3 million in the third. The 27-year-old is coming
off a two-year, $1.15 million contract.
Condon posted a 19-14-6 mark with five shutouts, a 2.48
goals-against average and .914 save percentage last season.
Colorado Avalanche forward Sven Andrighetto signed a two-year
contract, the team announced.
Financial terms were not divulged by the club for Andrighetto, who
recorded 16 points (five goals, 11 assists) in 19 contests with the
Avalanche after being acquired from the Montreal Canadiens in a
trade on March 1.
The Montreal Canadiens agreed to terms with forward Jacob De La Rose
on a one-year contract. The one-way contract for the 2017-18 season
is worth a reported $750,000.
The 22-year-old left winger played in nine games with the Canadiens
in 2016-17, going scoreless with four shots on goal and four penalty
The Washington Capitals re-signed goaltender Pheonix Copley to a
two-year, $1.3 million contract.
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Copley's contract is a two-way NHL/AHL deal
($650,000/$200,000) during the 2017-18 season and one-way ($650,000)
during the 2018-19 season.
The Anaheim Ducks named Steve Konowalchuk and Mark
Morrison as assistant coaches.
The pair joins head coach Randy Carlyle's staff that also includes
assistants Trent Yawney and Rich Preston, and goaltending coach
The Tampa Bay Lightning re-signed forwards Cory Conacher and Gabriel
Dumont to two-year contracts.
The deals are one-way during the first season and two-way during the
second, paying $650,000 per campaign at the NHL level, general
manager Steve Yzerman announced.
Conacher, 27, played in 11 games with the Lightning last season,
recording one goal and three assists.
Dumont, 26, skated in 39 games with the Lightning during the 2016-17
season, posting two goals and four points.
The Carolina Hurricanes signed forward Brock McGinn to a two-year
contract and defenseman Philip Samuelsson on a one-year, two-way
The deal will pay McGinn $875,000 in 2017-18 and $900,000 in
2018-19. Samuelsson will make $650,000 at the NHL level, or $160,000
at the AHL level. ))
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