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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2020, file photo, Arizona Coyotes left wing Taylor Hall (91) is shown during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders, in Glendale, Ariz. The NHL is embarking on a free agent period like never before in hockey history. Defensemen Alex Pietrangelo and Torey Krug and winger Taylor Hall headline a talented free agent class. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)

NHL teams making moves, not waiting for top free agents

Oct. 10, 2020 10:29 PM EDT

Taylor Hall went unsigned during the first day of free agency. Same with Alex Pietrangelo and Mike Hoffman. A handful of the top free agents are still available, but NHL teams aren't waiting for those big fish to sign to make other moves. Boston paused its pursuit of Hall to sign big winger Craig Smith; Columbus...

FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2019, file photo, New York Rangers' Jesper Fast looks to pass during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Anaheim Ducks in Anaheim, Calif. The Carolina Hurricanes have agreed to a deal with Fast on a three-year contract. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Hurricanes agree to terms on 3-year deal with RW Fast

Oct. 10, 2020 6:32 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have agreed to a deal with right wing Jesper Fast on a three-year contract. The team announced the agreement Saturday, saying it would the deal will have an average annual value of $2 million through the 2022-23 season. Carolina president and general manager Don...