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Lightning reaches agreement with Salo on 2-year deal

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The Tampa Bay Lightning reached a two-year agreement with free-agent defenseman Sami Salo that will pay him $3.75 million per year, NHL.com reported.

Salo, who turns 38 in September, has missed an average of 24 games a year since the 2004-05 season because of injuries.

He just completed a one-year, $2 million contract with the Vancouver Canucks.

Salo had nine goals and 16 assists in 69 games this past season.
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