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Sabres Accept Briere's Arbitration Award

The Buffalo Sabres have accepted Daniel Briere’s arbitration award.

Antropov to Detroit?

Spector’s News is reporting that the Leafs might be interested in trading Antropov to Detroit for a draft pick.

“August/02/2006 at 4pm Edge radio in Toronto claims a trade brewing sending Antropov to Detroit for a 3rd rounder thus freeing up some salary cap for Carter.”

Take it for what it’s worth…

Dumont Awarded

Buffalo Sabres forward J.P. Dumont has been awarded a one-year, $2.9 million contract in arbitration, according to reports.

Dumont made $1.596 million last season, scoring 20 goals and 40 points in 54 games.

The Sabres have 48 hours after their final arbitration hearing with centre Adam Mair to make a decision on the award. If the Sabres reject the ruling, he becomes an unrestricted free agent.

Sabres re-sign Afinogenov

Yet another multi-year signing for the Sabres arbitration eligible players. Out of 12 who filed, only 2 so far have made it to a hearing with only Adam Mair left to go.

Terms of the deal were not announced, as is usual with club policy.

Predators sign Hartnell to one-year deal

According to tsn, The Nashville Predators avoided arbitration with forward Scott Hartnell on Tuesday, signing him to a $1.75 million, one-year contract.