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Selanne, Kariya among 7 voted into HOF

FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2016, file photo, former Winnipeg Jets player Teemu Selanne (13) waves to the crowd at Investors Group Field prior to the NHL Heritage Classic Alumni hockey game in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Selanne is expected to headline the Hockey Hall of Fame's induction class of 2017, when it is announced Monday, June 26, 2017. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

Paul Kariya always felt as if he knew where Teemu Selanne was on the ice when they had spectacular chemistry together as teammates.

On Monday, Selanne pulled a new trick, telling Kariya where he was going: the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Before Kariya got the call that he was being inducted, Selanne delivered the news that the dynamic duo that thrilled hockey in Anaheim for several years was going to be inducted together this fall.

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Stars acquire D Methot from Vegas

Marc Methot could go from playing with Erik Karlsson to pairing up with another young Swedish defenseman after a trade to the Dallas Stars.

Dallas acquired the 32-year-old Methot from the Vegas Golden Knights on Monday for goaltending prospect Dylan Ferguson and a 2020 second-round pick.

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Worker dies in fall at Detroit arena

DETROIT (AP) A worker has died after falling 75 feet (23 meters) at the Little Caesars Arena worksite north of downtown Detroit.

Deputy Detroit Fire Commissioner David Fornell says the 46-year-old man was in cardiac arrest when paramedics arrived about 8 a.m. Wednesday.

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Stars' Niemi buyout covers 2 seasons

DALLAS (AP) The Dallas Stars have announced their buyout of the final year of goalie Antti Niemi's contract, a plan that will spread the $3 million payment over two seasons for an annual salary cap hit of $1.5 million.

Niemi was due to make $4.5 million coming off a disappointing season in which he was 12-12-4 with a 3.3 goals-against average in 37 games. The ninth-year player became expendable after Ben Bishop was acquired in a trade that will likely make him the starter with Kari Lehtonen as the backup.

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Flames to sign college standout F Foo

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) The Calgary Flames announced they will sign coveted college free-agent forward Spencer Foo.

A standard players' contract with the 23-year-old from Edmonton will become official when free-agency begins Saturday, the Flames said in a release Tuesday.

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Wings sign C Street to 1-year extension

DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Red Wings have signed center Ben Street to a one-year contract extension.

The 30-year-old Street played six games for the Red Wings in 2016-17 after signing with Detroit as an unrestricted free agent last offseason. He also appeared in 62 games for Grand Rapids of the AHL. He signed the extension Tuesday.

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Wild re-sign journeyman center Cannone

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Wild have re-signed center Pat Cannone (kuh-NOH-nee) to a one-year, two-way contract.

Cannone made his NHL debut last season for the Wild and appeared in three games. The 30-year-old spent most of the season in the AHL, registering nine goals and a team-leading 29 assists in 73 games for Iowa. In 421 career AHL games for three teams, Cannone has 89 goals and 152 assists with a plus-54 rating.

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Blackhawks, D Pokka agree to 1-year deal

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to a one-year contract with defenseman Ville Pokka.

Pokka spent last season with Rockford of the American Hockey League, finishing with six goals and 24 assists, but he could get a longer look from the NHL club this year. The Blackhawks traded defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson to Arizona last week, and Brian Campbell and Johnny Oduya are free agents.

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Blues decline Yakupov's qualifying offer

ST. LOUIS (AP) The St. Louis Blues did not extend a qualifying offer to Nail Yakupov, making the 2012 No. 1 pick an unrestricted free agent.

Yakupov, 23, had just nine points in 40 games last season after four years with the Edmonton Oilers. The Russian winger has never had more than 33 points in a season and will be free to sign with any team July 1.

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Oilers ink F Kassian to 3-year extension

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) The Edmonton Oilers have signed forward Zack Kassian to a three-year contract extension.

Kassian, 26, appeared in 79 games with the Oilers last season, finishing with 24 points (seven goals, 17 assists) and 101 penalty minutes. He added three goals and 27 penalty minutes in 13 playoff games.

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