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With a new long-term contract and training camp within sight, Montreal Canadiens defenceman P. Lucas Nogueira Raptors Jersey .K. Subban is ready to get started on the new NHL season. Speaking to the media at Canadiens head coach Michel Therriens charity golf tournament, Subban addressed his recent arbitration hearing and contract negotiations leading up to his new eight-year, $72 million deal. "Im just happy to be here long term, and I know theyre very happy to have me," he told reporters. Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin and owner Geoff Molson were under fire during the off-season for what seemed to be a long road towards signing the 25-year-old to a long-term deal. Now that the deal is done, the young veteran defencemen is sticking up for the management team. "It was a very healthy process for me," he explained. "There were no negatives with this process. I think it was a little bit unsettling to hear some of the things that were said about management and Marc during the process. "I understand, but it was still disturbing for me. At this point in time I think everyone needs to look at the fact that the deal is done, Im here for a long time and it doesnt matter how the process happened." The Canadiens and Subbans camp met for their arbitration hearing on August 1 in Toronto. Both sides voiced their arguments to an appointed arbitrator in a four-hour session. From the end of the hearing, the arbitrator was given 48 hours to reach her decision. The Canadiens and Subban had until a decision was announced to sign a new contract, otherwise the arbitration contract would have been binding and the two sides could not negotiate a new deal until January 1. "I understand when its me its a little more magnified," Subban continued. "Thats okay, but at the end of the day the fans of Montreal and the community here should be happy with Marc Bergevin and Geoff Molson and how theyve conducted themselves not only with me, but with players that have signed long term deals. Its always first class, theyve done it the right way, and Im just happy to be here long term." Since the departure of former captain Brian Gionta to the Buffalo Sabres in the off-season, theres been much debate over who will be named the 34th captain in franchise history. Subbans name is one that surfaces the most, but the 2013 Norris Trophy winner wants it to be known that each of his teammates bring different leadership skills to the table. "When you look at our team everyone leads in a different way," he said. "But the cool thing about our team is that we have a lot of guys that are different leaders who have stepped up at different points in the season, and over the years." Lars Eller, fresh off signing a new four-year deal in July also weighed in on the captaincy debate. "I dont really see it that way as one guy replacing another guy," he told reporters at Therriens golf tournament. "We have a lot of leaders in the room and together were going to fill those shoes." Lucas Nogueira Jersey . This time, Tebow was in a groove the entire second half -- not just in the waning minutes -- and his teammates on defence were getting gobbled up. Terrence Ross Jersey . Assistant coach Glen Gulutzan said Thursday that Edler, who played Tuesday in Nashville, is out indefinitely.CAMROSE, Alta. - Ottawas Rachel Homan advanced to the final at the Canada Cup curling tournament after finishing Fridays round-robin play with a 5-1 record.Homan came from behind to defeat Olympic champion Jennifer Jones 9-4 in both skips last match of the night.Winnipegs Jones jumped out to an early 4-0 lead before Homan came back in the third end and scored nine straight points to earn the win.We just had to erase what had happened, Homan said after giving up deuces to Jones in the first two ends. We needed to make sure we were making our shots the next end ... you look at the scoreboard its a little overwhelming. Were excited we got to the final of the Canada Cup, weve never (done) that before.In the nights other womens draws, Heather Nedohin of Sherwood, Park, Alta., slipped past Sherry Middaugh of Coldwater, Ont. 7-4.Homan will play in Sundays final, against either Nedohin or Val Sweeting of Edmonton, who will meet in Saturdays semifinal after finishing preliminary play 4-2. Jones and Saskatoons Sherry Anderson are out of the tournament with 3-3 records.Homan lost for the first time at the tournament in the afternoon draw Friday — 8-3 to Anderson.On the mens side of the late draw, Calgarys Keviin Koe scored seven straight in the final four ends to beat Brad Gushue of St. Tracy Mcgrady Raptors Jersey. Johns, N.L., 10-4, Winnipegs Mike McEwen defeated the Canada rink skipped by Calgarys John Morris 7-4, and Jim Cotter of Vernon, B.C., slipped past Glenn Howard of Penetanguishene, Ont., 6-4.Howard (4-2) and McEwen (4-2) will play each other in the semifinal with Olympic champion Brad Jacobs (4-2) of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., advancing straight to Sundays final due to their results against each other.Koe and Gushue finished at 3-3 while Cotter was 2-4. Morris was 1-5.Jacobs and Jones both escaped with extra-end victories in the morning draw.Jacobs got the win when McEwen came up short with his last-rock draw attempt to allow Jacobs to steal two in the 11th for a critical 7-5 win. Jacobs followed that up by downing Morris 11-6 in the afternoon. Anderson was also short with her last-rock draw and Jones didnt need to throw her final stone in a 7-6 victory.In the other morning games, Gushue beat Cotter 5-4, and Sweeting scored deuces in the sixth and 10th ends to beat Allison Flaxey of Listowel, Ont., 8-5. Flaxey (1-5) won her first match of the tournament in the afternoon draw, edging Nedohin 6-4. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys ' ' ' 

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