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John Hynes talks about the season that was and the season that is ahead. He touches on a variety of topics here including his hopes for Steve Santini, replacing the players that left this offseason, new assistant coach Rick Kowalsky and more. [MSG Networks]
The Caps have signed RFA Tom Wilson to a ... generous contract. It’s a six-year contract with an AAV of $5.17 million. Yes, that Tom Wilson. [NHL]
The Rangers have signed RFA Brady Skjei to a six-year deal with an AAV of $5.25 million. [ESPN]
An interesting situation: Will Brady Tkachuk, the No. 4 overall pick in the 2018 Draft, return to college for his sophomore season or sign his ELC with the Senators? [NHL]
Corey Crawford played his last game for the Blackhawks last season on Dec. 23. He says he’s still not feeling 100 percent. Will he be ready for training camp? [Sportsnet]
Erik Karlsson, on the other hand, says his ankle is feeling “110 percent,” following surgery he went through about a year ago. [TSN]
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