– The Colorado Avalanche avoided arbitration with forward Jamie McGinn, re-signing him to a two-year, $3.5 million contract, for an average annual cap hit of $1.75 million.

– The Winnipeg Jets signed center Kyle Wellwood to a one-year, $1.6 million contract. Wellwood was an unrestricted free agent, who netted 47 points with the Jets last season on a $700K contract.

– The Montreal Canadiens avoided salary arbitration with defenseman Raphael Diaz, inking him to a two-year, $2.45 million contract, worth an average annual cap hit of $1.225 million.

SPECTOR’S NOTE: All three are affordable re-signings by their respective teams.