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Eriksson cashes in on Stars' spending spree

Updated: October 2, 2009, 5:41 PM ET
By Richard Durrett

Dallas Stars forward Loui Eriksson is the latest player to earn a long-term contract, signing a six-year extension worth $25.5 million Friday. That makes Eriksson a Stars player through 2015-16.

Stars general manager Joe Nieuwendyk has spent $38.7 million in the last 24 hours, signing Eriksson and defenseman Stephane Robidas to contract extensions.

"I think we're looking to build a core group of players that we feel very strongly about," Stars general manager Joe Nieuwendyk told ESPNDallas.com's ...

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