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Samsonov of Capitals among players not receiving qualifying offers

Ilya Samsonov did not receive a qualifying offer from the Washington Capitals and will become an unrestricted free agent Wednesday. The 25-year-old goalie went 23-12-5 with a 3.02 goals-against average, .896 save percentage and three shutouts in 44 games (39 starts) this season. He was 1-3 with a 2.97 GAA and .912 save percentage in …

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Colorado Avalanche Signs Valeri Nichushkin To Eight-Year Extension

The Stanley Cup champion Colorado Avalanche are retaining winger Valery Nichushkin with an eight-year extension. Nichushkin was one of the most valuable two-way wingers hitting unrestricted free agency this offseason. The Athletic’s Peter Baugh reports the contract is worth $49MM in total, or $6.125MM per season through 2029-30. PuckPedia has the details of the massive …

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