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  • Eddie Lack inks two-year, $5.5-million extension with Hurricanes

    Jen Neale at Puck Daddy15 hrs ago

    Goaltender Eddie Lack has a new contract with the ...

    (Be honest with yourself. Before reading the headline, did you remember what team Eddie Lack is on? Outside of two cities, it is acceptable not to know the answer.)

    Lack, currently a member of the Carolina Hurricanes, and will continue to be a Hurricane for two additional seasons. As for salary, the 'Canes are one of the few franchises to release the details themselves:

    The deal will pay Lack $2.5 million in 2016-17, and $3 million in 2017-18. 

    That'll buy a lot of tacos

    Carolina acquired Lack at this year's draft for a third round pick in 2015 and a seventh round pick next year. When the trade was announced, the sound around the hockey world was that of Vancouver Canucks GM Trevor Linden crushing the souls of his team's fanbase.

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  • Swedish league player penalized for untying opponent's skates

    Josh Cooper at Puck Daddy1 day ago

    There are many legal ways to try to get a competitive advantage in hockey.

    And then there are some illegal ways that border on the hilarious and ridiculous. Take Oscar Milton of Almtuna IS from Allsvenskan (Sweden) who tried to untie his opponent’s skates off a neutral zone face off. He reportedly got a two-minute minor penalty.

    Oscar Milton unties opponents skate, gets 2 minute minor - Swedish Tier II (Hockeyallsvenskan) pic.twitter.com/nZGL5yLO71

    His opponent seemed to take exception to the maneuver by slapping Milton’s skates.

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    Milton is no stranger to making highlight reels. In 2010 when he was with Almtuna J20, he showed deft hands with this goal off the back of a goaltender’s mask in a game against Nacka of Stockholm. 

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