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There is no offseason in hockey! The only games are the Da Beauty league in Minnesota, but the news keeps coming (thankfully). Someday, someone will explain the restricted free agent process. Teams still dish lucrative second contracts, but many players are still in limbo because they have no leverage and no rival teams will dare cross the Rubicon. Also, the Islanders actually kept a player and Chris Chelios is home.

First, Wes Crosby of reset the Penguins offseason. The good, the bad, and the fantasy outlook (

The Top 15 intriguing RFAs still available (Sportsnet).

And here are five RFAs who deserve big contracts but will linger through the summer (The Hockey News).

Before Chris Chelios was a staple on the Detroit Red Wings championship teams, he won a pair of Norris Trophies with the Chicago Blackhawks. Chelly is returning home (Chicago Tribune).

The Islanders were able to keep one of their core pieces, at least. They signed Brock Nelson yesterday. Here are the details (Newsday). Mark this–the Islanders will not be a laughing stock next season. They may lack the “A” player, but they will compete and Barzal will fill-in nicely.

In case you missed it, the NHL released the Stadium Series logo for the Penguins-Flyers tilt. (PHN).

Sportsnet’s Arbitration Tracker is a handy tool (Sportsnet). The Anaheim Ducks’ Brandon Montour is in front of the firing squad today. Joel Edmundson goes tomorrow signed a one-year, $3 million deal.

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Pittsburgh Hockey Now Editor-in-Chief, formerly 93.7 The Fan, Sportsnet Hockey Tonight, NHL Home Ice. Catch Dan tweeting @theDanKingerski and the official @pghhockeynow account.

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