Islanders sign Evgeni Nabokov and Travis Hamonic

Travis Hamonic (3) is checked into the boards

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Travis Hamonic (3) is checked into the boards by Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Beau Bennett (19) during the second period of a game in Pittsburgh. (March 10, 2013) (Credit: AP)

The Islanders made a few smaller additions in the minutes after the opening of NHL free agency Friday, but the biggest moves general manager Garth Snow made were to keep two players in the fold. Goaltender Evgeni Nabokov returned on a one-year, $3.25- million deal and defenseman Travis Hamonic, a restricted free agent, signed on for seven years at $27 million total. Add in a one-year, $2-million...

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