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Date Player
7/21/2017 Tomas Tatar, Det, LW
The Red Wings have agreed to terms with Tatar on a $21.2 million, four-year contract.

Analysis: The 26-year-old Czech native led Detroit with 25 goals last season and also had 21 assist for 46 points. He has 20-plus goals in each of the past three seasons, and in 345 NHL games, he has 99 goals and 95 assists. The team announced the deal Friday, a day after Tatar's arbitration hearing and before the ruling was to be handed down. Tatar will count $5.3 million against the salary cap through 2020-21.
7/21/2017 Ryan Dzingel, Ott, LW
Dzingel and the Senators have avoided arbitration by agreeing to a two-year, $3.6 million contract.

Analysis: The restricted free agent will earn $1.5 million next season and $2.1 million in 2018-19. Dzingel put together a solid first full NHL campaign in 2016-17, producing 14 goals and 18 assists along with a plus-7 rating in 81 games.
7/21/2017 Tommy Wingels, Chi, C
Wingels will be sidelined from 6 to 8 weeks after fracturing his left foot during offseason training.

Analysis: "We anticipate a full recovery in six to eight weeks and in time for training camp. We do not anticipate any long-term issues," Blackhawks team physician Dr. Michael Terry said in a statement. Signed by Chicago earlier this month, Wingels had seven goals and five assists in 73 games with San Jose and Ottawa in 2016-17.
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