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Crosby wins the ESPY Award

Pittsburgh Penguins v Florida Panthers Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby won the ESPY Award for best NHL player on Wednesday night. It was Sid The Kid’s eighth time winning the award.

The ECHL’s Florida Everblades offered former Florida Panthers forward Jaromir Jagr a one-year to stay in South Florida next season.

The Toronto Maple Leafs signed 2017 first-round draft pick Timothy Liljegren to a three-year, entry-level contract. The defenseman slipped to the Leafs at 17th overall and is turning heads in development camp.

In other signings yesterday, defenseman Jaccob Slavin signed a five-year extension with the Carolina Hurricanes worth $5.3 million per season. Andrew Copp re-upped with the Winnipeg Jets on a two-year deal. Gemel Smith remained with the Dallas Stars, signing a one-year, two-way contract. One-time Portland Pirate Wayne SImpson signed a one-year, two-way deal with the Washington Capitals.