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Cup champs bring in Conklin as backup for Osgood

Updated: July 2, 2008, 1:00 AM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

The Detroit Red Wings announced Tuesday that they have signed goalie Ty Conklin to a one-year deal.

Over the past three seasons, Ty Conklin has gone to the Stanley Cup finals twice as a back-up, with Edmonton in 2006 and this past season with Pittsburgh. Both times, his teams came up short.

Having signed a deal worth a reported $750,000, Conklin will now be looking to be on the right side of the Cup fence next spring. He was terrific in relief of Marc-Andre Fleury, posting ...

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