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Jul 28, 2015

Brooks Orpik, D

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Washington

Orpik underwent wrist surgery Tuesday, according to a statement from the team. The Capitals said he will resume full workout activities in two weeks. They anticipate Orpik returning to full hockey activities in time for the season opener.

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Impact: The 34-year-old was signed by the Capitals as a free agent last year and totaled 19 assists and 66 penalty minutes last season.

Mitchell Marner, C

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Toronto

The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed Marner to a three-year entry-level contract. The 18-year-old Marner was selected fourth overall by the Maple Leafs in the draft.

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Impact: Marner finished second in Ontario Hockey League scoring last season with 126 points (44 goals, 82 assists) in 63 regular-season games with the London Knights. He added 16 points (nine goals, seven assists) in seven playoff games.

Adam Clendening, D

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Vancouver

The Penguins sent third-line center Brandon Sutter to the Canucks on Tuesday in exchange for forward Nick Bonino and Clendening. The teams also swapped draft picks. Pittsburgh received a second-round pick in the 2016 draft while the Canucks pick up a third-round pick in next year's draft from the Penguins.

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Impact: The 26-year-old Sutter tied a career-high with 21 goals last season but was entering the final year of his contract. The 27-year-old Bonino had 15 goals and 24 assists in 75 games for the Canucks in 2014-15, while Clendening played 21 games in his rookie season with Chicago and Vancouver.

Nick Bonino, C

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Vancouver

The Penguins sent third-line center Brandon Sutter to the Canucks on Tuesday in exchange for Bonino and defenseman Adam Clendening. The teams also swapped draft picks. Pittsburgh received a second-round pick in the 2016 draft while the Canucks pick up a third-round pick in next year's draft from the Penguins.

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Impact: The 26-year-old Sutter tied a career-high with 21 goals last season but was entering the final year of his contract. The 27-year-old Bonino had 15 goals and 24 assists in 75 games for the Canucks in 2014-15, while Clendening played 21 games in his rookie season with Chicago and Vancouver.

Brandon Sutter, C

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Pittsburgh

The Penguins sent Sutter to the Canucks on Tuesday in exchange for forward Nick Bonino and defenseman Adam Clendening. The teams also swapped draft picks. Pittsburgh received a second-round pick in the 2016 draft while the Canucks pick up a third-round pick in next year's draft from the Penguins.

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Impact: The 26-year-old Sutter tied a career-high with 21 goals last season but was entering the final year of his contract. The 27-year-old Bonino had 15 goals and 24 assists in 75 games for the Canucks in 2014-15, while Clendening played 21 games in his rookie season with Chicago and Vancouver.

Brendan Guhle, D

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Buffalo

The Buffalo Sabres have signed newly drafted defenseman Brendan Guhle to a three-year, entry-level contract. The deal was announced Monday, a little over a month after Buffalo drafted Guhle with the 51st pick.

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Impact: Guhle turns 18 on Wednesday and spent the past two seasons with the Prince Albert Raiders of the Western Hockey League. Last year, he had five goals and ranked third among team defensemen with 32 points in 72 games. Overall, he has five goals and 37 points in 123 career junior games.

Jul 27, 2015

Colin Wilson, C

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Nashville

The Predators have signed Wilson to a four-year contract worth $15.75 million.

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Impact: Under terms of the agreement announced Monday, Wilson receives $3.75 million in 2015-16 and $4 million each of the next three seasons. Wilson was a restricted free agent. The 25-year-old Wilson set career highs in goals (20) and points (42) and tied a personal best in assists (22) in 2014-15. His plus-minus rating of plus-19 led the Predators.

Derek Stepan, C

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NY Rangers

The Rangers have signed Stepan to a long-term contract. General manager Jeff Gorton announced the deal Monday, hours before a contract arbitration hearing for the 25-year-old Stepan.

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Impact: A restricted free agent, Stepan had 16 goals and 39 assists in 68 games as the Rangers posted the NHL's best regular-season record. He also had five goals and seven assists in 19 postseason games, tallying the game-winning goal in overtime in Game 7 against Washington in the Eastern Conference semifinal.

Jul 26, 2015

Alex Chiasson, RW

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Ottawa

Chiasson of the Ottawa Senators has been awarded a $1.2 million, one-year deal in arbitration on Sunday.

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Impact: The restricted free-agent forward and the Senators went to arbitration. Chiasson was seeking more than $2 million, the team $1 million.

Jul 25, 2015

Adam Larsson, D

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New Jersey

The New Jersey Devils have re-signed Larsson to a six-year contract at an average annual salary of more than $4.1 million. General Manager Ray Shero announced the signing Saturday.

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Impact: Larsson led all New Jersey defensemen in assists (21) and points (24) while playing in 64 games last season. His scoring totals were all career highs.

Jul 24, 2015

Tomas Jurco, RW

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Detroit

The Detroit Red Wings have agreed to a $1.8 million, two-year contract with Jurco.

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Impact: The 22-year-old Jurco played 63 games with the Red Wings in 2014-15, scoring three goals with 15 assists. He also had a goal and an assist in Detroit's seven-game loss to Tampa Bay in the first round of the playoffs. Jurco was a second-round draft pick by the Red Wings in 2011. He made his NHL debut in 2013-14, scoring eight goals with seven assists in 36 games.

Jack Dougherty, D

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Nashville

The Nashville Predators have signed Dougherty to a three-year entry-level contract with the second-round pick in the 2014 draft expected to spend this season in the Western Hockey League.

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Impact: Dougherty, 19, spent the last season in college at Wisconsin where the freshman had nine points overall, including four points on the power play. The native of St. Paul, Minnesota, spent the 2013-14 season with the U.S. National Team Development Program where he was second among defensemen with six goals and fourth with 22 points.

Braden Holtby, G

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Washington

The Washington Capitals have signed Holtby to a $30.5-million, five-year contract. Holtby was a restricted free agent, and he and the Capitals had an arbitration hearing a day earlier.

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Impact: Holtby had a career season with 41 victories, a 2.22 goals-against average, .923 save percentage and nine shutouts in 73 games. He is the third goaltender to reach 100 wins with the Capitals, joining Olie Kolzig and Don Beaupre.

Alexander Semin, RW

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Carolina

The Montreal Canadiens have signed Alexander Semin to a one-year, $1.1 million contract. The forward who once scored 40 goals with Washington has spent the last three seasons with the Carolina Hurricanes.

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Impact: Semin had six goals and 13 assists in 57 games last year. The Hurricanes bought out his contract on July 1. Carolina owes the 31-year-old Russian $14 million over the next six years. He had three years left on a deal that paid him $7 million annually.

Jul 23, 2015

Michael Bunting, L

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Arizona

The Coyotes have signed Bunting to a three-year, entry-level contract. Financial terms of the deal weren't disclosed Thursday.

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Impact: The 19-year-old Bunting, a fourth-round pick in 2014, had 37 goals and 37 assists with a plus-44 rating in 57 regular-season games last season for the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds in the Ontario Hockey League. He also had nine goals and five assists in 14 playoff games.

Jerry D'Amigo, RW

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Buffalo

The Sabres have re-signed D'Amigo to a one-year contract. The deal is structured so that D'Amigo can play at either the NHL or minor-league level, the Sabres announced Thursday. The team had retained the player's rights by tendering him a qualifying offer last month.

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Impact: D'Amigo was acquired by Buffalo in a trade that sent forward Luke Adam to Columbus in December 2014. D'Amigo was called up from the minors in March, and had no points in nine games with the Sabres. Overall, he has a goal and three assists in 31 career NHL games since being selected in the sixth round of the 2009 draft by Toronto.

Jul 22, 2015

Josh Manson, D

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Anaheim

Manson and the Anaheim Ducks have agreed to a two-year, $1.65 million contract extension through the 2017-18 season. The Ducks announced the deal Wednesday.

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Impact: Manson will get $825,000 each season of the extension, which is a one-way deal. He made his NHL debut and played 28 games for the Ducks last year, collecting three assists. The Northeastern product was a sixth-round pick by Anaheim in 2011.

Jul 21, 2015

Johan Larsson, L

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Buffalo

The Sabres have re-signed Larsson to a one-year contract. The Sabres had retained the rights to Larsson by extending him a qualifying offer last month. The signing was announced on Tuesday.

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Impact: The Swedish-born player had six goals and 10 assists in a career-high 39 games with the Sabres last season. Larsson was acquired by Buffalo in a trade that sent captain Jason Pominville to Minnesota in April 2013. Larsson, who turns 23 on Saturday, has an opportunity to become a regular contributor for the rebuilding Sabres this season.

Jul 20, 2015

Craig Smith, C

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Nashville

The Nashville Predators have avoided arbitration with Smith by signing the forward to a $21.25 million, five-year contract.

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Impact: Smith, 25, has scored at least 20 goals in two straight seasons. He had five points in six games in Nashville's first-round playoff loss to Chicago.

Jordan Martinook, L

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Arizona

The Arizona Coyotes have signed defenseman Klas Dahlbeck to a one-year, two-way contract and Martinook to a two-year, two-way deal.

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Impact: Martinook had an assist in eight games with the Coyotes and 15 goals and 28 assists in 62 games with Portland.

Klas Dahlbeck, D

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Arizona

The Arizona Coyotes have signed Dahlbeck to a one-year, two-way contract and forward Jordan Martinook to a two-year, two-way deal.

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Impact: Dahlbeck had a goal and three assists in 23 games last season with the Coyotes and Chicago Blackhawks. The Swedish player also had four goals and seven assists in 52 games with Portland and Rockford of the American Hockey League.

Jul 19, 2015

Seth Helgeson, D

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New Jersey

The Devils have re-signed Helgeson to a two-year contract.

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Impact: General manager Ray Shero announced the deal Saturday, noting that Helgeson got a two-way deal this season and a one-way contract in 2016-17. Helgeson will $575,000 if he plays in the NHL next season and $75,000 in the minor leagues. His contract for the following season is $600,000. The 24-year-old Helgeson is entering his third full year with the Devils after playing at the University at Minnesota. He split last season between Albany and the Devils.

Jul 17, 2015

Calle Jarnkrok, C

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Nashville

The Nashville Predators have signed Jarnkrok to a one-year contract worth $735,000. General manager David Poile announced the deal Friday.

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Impact: Jarnkrok has 27 points in 86 career NHL games since his debut with the Predators on March 21, 2014, and he scored five points in his first five NHL games after Nashville acquired him in a trade from Detroit on March 5, 2014. That is the second-longest point streak by a Nashville player to start his NHL career.

Jul 16, 2015

Nic Dowd, C

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Los Angeles

The Kings on Thursday re-signed defenseman Vincent LoVerde and forwards Jordan Weal, Andrew Crescenzi and Dowd.

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Impact: Weal, Crescenzi, Dowd and LoVerde played extensively for the Kings' championship-winning AHL affiliate.

Andrew Crescenzi, C

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Los Angeles

The Kings on Thursday re-signed defenseman Vincent LoVerde and forwards Jordan Weal, Crescenzi and Nic Dowd.

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Impact: Weal, Crescenzi, Dowd and LoVerde played extensively for the Kings' championship-winning AHL affiliate.

Jordan Weal, C

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Los Angeles

The Kings on Thursday re-signed defenseman Vincent LoVerde and Weal, Andrew Crescenzi and Nic Dowd.

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Impact: Weal, Crescenzi, Dowd and LoVerde played extensively for the Kings' championship-winning AHL affiliate. Weal was the Calder Cup playoffs MVP.

Vincent LoVerde, D

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Los Angeles

The Kings on Thursday re-signed defenseman Vincent LoVerde and forwards Jordan Weal, Andrew Crescenzi and Nic Dowd.

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Impact: LoVerde got a two-year contract worth $1.15 million, while the other three signed one-year deals.

Nick Shore, C

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Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Kings have re-signed five restricted free agents, including Shore.

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Impact: Shore got a two-year, $1.2 million deal after making his NHL debut last season. He appeared in 34 games for the Kings, making his NHL debut. Shore scored seven points and won a team-best 53.8 percent of his faceoffs for the Kings before winning the Calder Cup with the AHL's Manchester Monarchs.

Michael Sgarbossa, C

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Anaheim

The Anaheim Ducks have re-signed centers Chris Wagner and Sgarbossa to one-year contracts.

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Impact: The Ducks acquired Sgarbossa from Colorado last season. He has played nine NHL games with the Avalanche.

Chris Wagner, RW

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Anaheim

The Anaheim Ducks have re-signed Wagner and Michael Sgarbossa to one-year contracts.

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Impact: Wagner made his NHL debut last season, going scoreless in nine regular-season games and two playoff games. The former fifth-round pick was an AHL All-Star, and he is expected to contend for a regular role with the Ducks next season.

Mike Ribeiro, C

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Nashville

Ribeiro and his wife have settled a lawsuit in which their nanny accused the player of sexual assault.

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Impact: An arbitrator met July 6 for eight hours before settling the lawsuit. His report was entered Wednesday in the Eastern District of the U.S. District Court in Texas.

Taylor Aronson, D

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Nashville

The Nashville Predators have signed Aronson to a one-year, two-way contract after he accepted his qualifying offer. The deal announced Monday will pay him $605,000 in the NHL or $65,000 in the minors.

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Impact: Aronson, 23, had 29 assists in his first full season at Milwaukee in the American Hockey League last season. The 6-foot-1, 196-pound Aronson also led the Admirals' defensemen with 32 points.

Jul 15, 2015

Brendan Shinnimin, C

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Arizona

The Arizona Coyotes have signed defenseman Philip Samuelsson and Shinnimin to one-year, two-way contracts, avoiding salary arbitration.

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Impact: The 24-year-old Shinnimin had an assist in 12 games for the Coyotes last season. He had 22 goals and 25 assists in 64 games for Portland.

Philip Samuelsson, D

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Arizona

The Arizona Coyotes have signed Samuelsson and forward Brendan Shinnimin to one-year, two-way contracts, avoiding salary arbitration. The 23-year-old Samuelsson, the son of former NHL defenseman Ulf Samuelsson and older brother of Coyotes center Henrik Samuelsson, appeared in four games for Arizona last season. The Coyotes acquired the defenseman from Pittsburgh in December for Rob Klinkhammer and a conditional draft pick.

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Impact: Samuelsson played 73 games last season in the American Hockey League, finishing with four assists in 22 games for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and adding five goals and 15 assists in 51 games for Portland.

Beau Bennett, RW

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Pittsburgh

Bennett is sticking in Pittsburgh. The Penguins signed the restricted free-agent forward to a one-year, $800,000 deal Wednesday.

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Impact: Bennett had four goals and eight assists in 49 games last season for the Penguins, but the 23-year-old has struggled to stay healthy or play with any real consistency during his brief career. He played 26 games during his rookie season in 2012-13 and 21 in 2013-14. He has 10 goals and 23 assists in 96 career games while spending an extensive amount of time on injured reserve with various injuries.

Andy Andreoff, LW

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Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Kings have re-signed Andreoff to a two-year deal worth $1,175,000. The Kings announced the deal Wednesday.

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Impact: Andreoff was a restricted free agent after getting two goals and one assist in 18 games last season for the Kings. He made his NHL debut last Oct. 14 and appeared intermittently in Los Angeles' lineup, scoring two points in the Kings' regular-season finale.

Justin Schultz, D

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Edmonton

Schultz and the Edmonton Oilers avoided a salary arbitration hearing, agreeing to $3.9 million, one-year contract Wednesday.

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Impact: The 25-year-old defenseman made $3.675 million last season. He had six goals and 25 assists in 81 games last season and has 66 goals and 91 assists in 203 NHL games, all with the Oilers.

Ryan Kesler, C

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Anaheim

Kesler has agreed to a six-year, $41.25 million contract extension with the Ducks. Anaheim announced the new deal Wednesday.

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Impact: Kesler had 20 goals, 27 assists and 75 penalty minutes last season in his first year with Anaheim after nine seasons with the Vancouver Canucks. The American veteran filled a key role as the Ducks' second-line center while matching up with most teams' top line.

Johnny Oduya, D

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Dallas

The Stars have signed Oduya to a two-year, $7.5 million contract. The move announced Wednesday is the second time in less than a week that Dallas has added a player from Chicago's Stanley Cup-winning team. The Stars traded for veteran forward Patrick Sharp on Friday.

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Impact: The 33-year-old Oduya gives Dallas a nine-year veteran to go with a promising young group at the blue line. The most notable is 22-year-old John Klingberg, a fellow Swede who is coming off a standout rookie season. Oduya scored 10 points (two goals, eight assists) in 76 games for the Blackhawks last season and had five assists in the playoffs. He was third on the team with 123 blocked shots, and had another 63 in the postseason.

Dylan McIlrath, D

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NY Rangers

The Rangers have re-signed McIlrath. General manager Jeff Gorton announced the signing on Wednesday.

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Impact: McIlrath had six goals and 11 assists in 73 games with the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL) last season. He established AHL career-highs in games played and shots on goal (78), and tied career-highs in goals, assists, points, game-winning goals (two) and penalty minutes (165). McIlrath skated in one game with the Rangers last season.

Data provided by STATS LLC.

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