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Red Wings re-sign Joakim Andersson to one-year deal

SUNRISE, Fla. The Detroit Red Wings got one of their restricted free agents out of the way, re-signing forward Joakim Andersson. He received a one-year deal worth $815,000. The Wings have a little under $14 million in salary cap space for 2015-16, with restricted free agents still to be signed in Gustav Nyquist, Tomas Jurco, Teemu Pulkkinen, Landon Ferraro and Brendan Smith. Andersson, 26, is a serviceable bottom-six forward with solid defensive skills and value as a penalty killer. He was a key part of the 2013 playoff run, when he centered a third line between wingers Nyquist and Damien Brunner. Andersson didn't build on that success in 2013-14, but that was because he was dealing...