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A look at some lengthy post-lockout contracts signed by NHL players

Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals signed one of the longest contracts in NHL history on Thursday at 13 years for US$124 million. Here's a look at some other lengthy deals in recent years:

Rick DiPietro, N.Y. Islanders, 15 years, $67.5 million

Mike Richards, Philadelphia, 12 years, $69 million

Alexei Yashin, N.Y. Islanders, 10 years, $87.5 million

Daniel Briere, Philadelphia, 8 years, $52 million

Scott Gomez, N.Y. Rangers, 7 years, $51.5 million

Thomas Vanek, Buffalo, 7 years, $50 million

Jason Spezza, Ottawa, 7 years, $49 million

Pavel Datsyuk, Detroit, 7 years, $46.9 million

Patrik Elias, New Jersey, 7 years, $42 million

Dany Heatley, Ottawa, 6 years, $45 million

Miikka Kiprusoff, Calgary, 6 years, $35 million

David Legwand, Nashville, 6 years, $27 million

Milan Michalek, San Jose, 6 years, $26 million

Brendan Morrow, Dallas, 6 years, $24.6 million

Nathan Horton, Florida, 6 years, $24 million

Dustin Brown, Los Angeles, 6 years, $19.05 million

Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh, 5 years, $43.5 million


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