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  • FILE - In this May 5, 2016, file photo, Arizona Coyotes general manager John Chayka speaks at a news conference in Glendale, Ariz. Chayka turned interest in hockey analytics into a business. The success of that business led him to become the youngest general manager in any major sport with the Arizona Coyotes. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

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  • FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2016, file photo, Arizona Coyotes' Connor Murphy skates during an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers, in Philadelphia. The Arizona Coyotes have signed defenseman Connor Murphy to a six-year contract. Terms of the deal announced on Thursday, July 28, 2016, were not released. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

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  • FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2013, file photo, New York Rangers left wing Marek Hrivik (39) shoots the puck against the Los Angeles Kings in the first period of a preseason NHL hockey game, in Las Vegas. The New York Rangers have signed restricted free agent forward Marek Hrivik. General manager Jeff Gorton announced the signing Thursday, July 28, 2016, without releasing contract details. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)

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  • FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2016, file photo, Ottawa Senators' Mike Hoffman plays against the Columbus Blue Jackets in an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio. The Senators and Hoffman, Ottawa's leading scorer this past season, avoided going to arbitration by agreeing to a four-year contract worth nearly $21 million, Wednesday, July 27. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)

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  • FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2016, file photo, Carolina Hurricanes head coach Bill Peters stands behind his bench during an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, in Pittsburgh. The Hurricanes signed coach Peters to a contract extension through the 2018-19 season, general manager Ron Francis said Wednesday, July 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

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  • FILE - In this June 22, 2016, file photo, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks during a news conference in Las Vegas. Bettman's reluctance to link hits to the head in hockey with a degenerative brain disease found in several deceased former players has reached Congress. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

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  • FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2016, file photo, Detroit Red Wings' Danny DeKeyser (65) reaches for the puck in front of Buffalo Sabres' Evander Kane during the first period of an NHL hockey game, in Buffalo, N.Y. The Red Wings have avoided arbitration and signed defenseman DeKeyser to a $30 million, six-year contract. DeKeyser will count $5 million against the salary cap throughout the length of the deal. Agent Don Meehan confirmed the terms of the contract Tuesday, July 26, 2016, including modified no-trade protection beginning in the 2017-18 season. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert, File)

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  • Edmonton Oilers forward Connor McDavid, center, gets ready to autograph tennis balls at Aviva Centre in Toronto on Sunday, July 24, 2016. McDavid was one of several NHL players who played in a ball hockey game against ATP tennis players prior to this week's Rogers Cup. (Ryan McKenna/The Canadian Press via AP)

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  • Edmonton Oilers forward Connor McDavid, center, gets ready to autograph tennis balls at Aviva Centre in Toronto on Sunday, July 24, 2016. McDavid was one of several NHL players who played in a ball hockey game against ATP tennis players prior to this week's Rogers Cup. (Ryan McKenna/The Canadian Press via AP)

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  • Edmonton Oilers forward Connor McDavid throws an autographed tennis ball into the stands at Aviva Centre in Toronto on Sunday, July 24, 2016. McDavid was one of several NHL players who played in a ball hockey game against ATP tennis players prior to this week's Rogers Cup. (Ryan McKenna/The Canadian Press via AP)

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