Smithson, who would have been an unrestricted free agent July 1, will earn $475,000 in 2007-08 and $525,000 in 2008-09. The 28-year-old native of Vernon, B.C., had five goals and seven assists in 64 games this past season.
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3Ice is making headlines, Johnny Gaudreau's dominance as a kid gets brought back up and Ryan McDonagh is now king of the summer press conference. Take a look at three fun moments from the past week.
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Some teams might be one piece away. Others might need a couple. Here's a look at three teams with interesting off-seasons ahead of them.
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