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After weeks of negotiating, the Toronto Maple Leafs have announced that they have signed winger Nikolai Kulemin to a two-year, $4.7 million contract.

The deal is somewhat of a compromise to what Kulemin was originally asking for—believed to be in the $3 million per season range.

Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke had said all along that he had no intention of paying first line money to a player he deemed had not earned it, thus, the $4.7 deal, which both parties are happy with.

In Kulemin, the Leafs solidify one of their top six forwards and hold on to a player that has the potential to be a 20-30 goal scorer.

Kulemin, a former Leafs' second round draft pick (44th overall, 2006), scored 16 goals and added 20 assists last season for a t ...

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