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Sunday hockey notes

NHL GMs will share thoughts about sharing salaries

Many of the NHL’s 30 general managers will arrive Sunday in Boca Raton, Fla., for their annual meeting in the wake of the trade deadline, and Boston’s Peter Chiarelli intends to add his two cents to the discussion about clubs sharing, or evening out, salaries when making player swaps.

“I’m a convert,’’ said Chiarelli, noting that Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke has long advocated that the league relax its “no share’’ salary policy. “I understand the league’s position that it’s inherently inflationary when you’re allowing one club to deal a player and still share some of that salary. And I’ve agreed with the policy all along, but . . .’’

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