Biron, who says he waited three weeks for first phone call last July, excited to be reunited with goaltending coach Benoit Allaire. He attended and then taught at the Allaire Bros. school in Montreal suburbs as a teenager.  Says a talk with Sean Burke in Phoenix last season reminded him of how with Allaire, he could get the edge back in his game, or as he put it, "go uphill, not slide down." Thinks it will be great fit.

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