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News and notes for Tuesday July 25 including the follow through on the Brian Dumoulin extension

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Brian Dumoulin got paid with a $24.6 million deal for 6 years ($4.1 AAV):

Dumoulin’s hand injury bugged him all playoffs but didn’t stop him from playing every game and the #1 minutes on the whole team to another Stanley Cup win. [Post-Gazette]

Penguins reset: Hunwick, Niemi, Recchi in; Fleury, Daley, Hainsey, Bonino Kunitz, Tocchet out. [NHL.com]

Gene, Gene the scoring machine joined Ovechkin and Fetisov among others in a pickup game recently in Russia.

Matt Duchene and Gabriel Landeskog haven’t clicked in Colorado. So maybe trade one or both to Pittsburgh for pennies on the dollar, ok? [TSN]

Kyle Okposo opens up to fans with his concussion woes, but the best news is it seems he’s healthy and on-track to be able to start next season healthy. [TSN]

Connor Hellebuyck is back in Winnipeg for one year and a $2.25 million deal to presumably join the newly signed Steve Mason in the crease next year. [NHL.com]

Veteran free agent Johnny Oduya joins Ottawa on a one-year, $1 million deal. [NHL.com]

“If Drouin wasn’t traded, it might have been me or Johnson,” said Ondrej Palat. Maybe but given willingness to sign contracts, probably not. [Raw Charge]

What does Viktor Arvidsson’s $4.25 million yearly contract mean for Tomas Hertl? [Fear the Fin]

The Red Wings get another window for buyouts, will they use it on Jonathan Ericsson? [Winging it in Motown]

Ilya Kovalchuk catches a shark and again says that he wants to come back to the NHL in 2018-19, when he will be a UFA next summer. [Puck Daddy]