Center Jay Beagle leaves Caps for Canucks

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Center Jay Beagle leaves Caps for Canucks
Center Jay Beagle leaves Caps for Canucks

The Latest from NHL free agency (all times Eastern): 1:55 p.m. The Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals lost one of their longest tenured players: Center Jay Beagle has signed a $12 million, four-year deal with the Vancouver Canucks. The 32-year-old Beagle won 60 percent of his faceoffs in helping the Capitals win their first title in franchise history. He will count $3 million against Vancouver's salary cap each season. 1:40 p.m. A year after letting several players go in free agency, the Pittsburgh Penguins are loading up. The Penguins brought back veteran center Matt Cullen on a $650,000, one-year deal and signed defenseman Jack Johnson to a $16.25 million, five-year deal. Cullen won the

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