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Eller signs five-year contract with Capitals

Forward gets $17.5 million, could have become unrestricted free agent after season @NHL

Lars Eller signed a five-year, $17.5 million contract with the Washington Capitals on Saturday. The contract has an average annual value of $3.5 million.

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Atkinson agrees to seven-year contract with Blue Jackets: report

Forward receives deal worth $40.25 million @NHL

Columbus Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson has agreed to a seven-year contract worth $40.25 million, The Athletic reported Thursday.

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NHL Free Agent Tracker

Complete list of signings by team, available players @NHL

One-stop shop for a comprehensive list of all 2017 NHL free agents and signings, including stories and analysis.

NOTE: Some of these players may have recently signed with their respective club; however, their contracts had not yet been filed with the League.

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Polak, Maple Leafs agree to terms on one-year contract

Defenseman will make $1.1 million, had 11 points with Toronto last season @NHL

Defenseman Roman Polak and the Toronto Maple Leafs agreed to terms on a one-year contract worth $1.1 million on Sunday.

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Athanasiou agrees to one-year contract with Red Wings

Forward, who was restricted free agent, reportedly will get $1.387 million @NHL

Restricted free agent forward Andreas Athanasiou agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the Detroit Red Wings on Friday.

Financial terms were not disclosed, but TSN reported the contract was worth $1.387 million.

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Jagr signs one-year contract with Flames

45-year-old right wing is second-leading scorer in NHL history, will make $1 million

by Aaron Vickers / Correspondent

CALGARY -- Jaromir Jagr will get one more season in the NHL.

The right wing signed a one-year, $1 million contract with the Calgary Flames on Wednesday.

"I'm glad I'm here," Jagr said. "I want to say thanks to the Calgary Flames organization. They gave me a chance to play at least one more year in the NHL. I've been in the NHL for so many years … I don't even know how many. I started when I was 18. I'm 45. I love this game. I love the NHL."

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Anderson signs with Blue Jackets

Restricted free agent forward reportedly gets three years, $5.55 million @NHL

Forward Josh Anderson signed a three-year contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday.

Financial terms were not disclosed, but Sportsnet reported the contract is worth $5.55 million with an average annual value of $1.85 million.

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Jagr agrees to one-year contract with Flames: report

Forward, 45, receives $1 million plus bonuses @NHL

Jaromir Jagr agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the Calgary Flames on Monday, Sportsnet reported.

The 45-year-old right wing reportedly will receive $1 million in salary and also could earn an additional $1 million in bonuses.

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Jagr won't play in Czech Republic this weekend, waits for NHL offer

No. 2 all-time scorer says teams he's talking to 'don't want me to play here'

by Michael Langr / Senior Correspondent

PRAGUE, Czech Republic -- Forward Jaromir Jagr has decided not to play in the Czech Republic this weekend and wait to find out if he has a future in the NHL.

Jagr, 45, an unrestricted free agent, is the second-leading scorer in NHL history (behind Wayne Gretzky). Jagr played the past three seasons for the Florida Panthers, who did not re-sign him. He had said he would play Saturday for Rytiri Kladno, a second-tier team he owns. After practice Friday, he said he is waiting to see how discussions with NHL teams turn out before he plays with the Czech club.

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Fantasy: Contract situations to watch in 2017-18

Potential unrestricted, restricted free agents could perform well this season

by Pete Jensen @NHLJensen / Senior Fantasy Editor

A player's contract situation can be an important tiebreaker when choosing between two players in your fantasy hockey draft.

Last season, some of the biggest steals were pending restricted free agents: David Pastrnak (Boston Bruins), Leon Draisaitl (Edmonton Oilers), Mikael Granlund and Nino Niederreiter (Minnesota Wild), Viktor Arvidsson (Nashville Predators) and Alexander Wennberg (Columbus Blue Jackets). 

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