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RALEIGH, N. Axel Witsel Jersey .C. -- The Carolina Hurricanes opened free agency by adding two forwards on Friday.The Hurricanes agreed to terms with Lee Stempniak on a two-year contract and with Viktor Stalberg on a one-year deal.Those acquisitions came after general manager Ron Francis made a few moves during the past few weeks, buying out defenseman James Wisniewskis contract and acquiring forwards Teuvo Teravainen and Bryan Bickell in a trade with Chicago.We talked about trying to add some size. We talked about trying to add some leadership, Francis said. We brought some (Stanley) Cups into the room. Were pleased with where we are today compared with where we finished the year.The 33-year-old Stempniak will receive $2.5 million this season and in 2017-18. He had 19 goals and 33 assists in 82 games with New Jersey and Boston last season, and has 184 goals during an 11-season NHL career that also includes stints in St. Louis, Toronto, Phoenix, Calgary, Pittsburgh, Winnipeg and the New York Rangers.The 30-year-old Stalberg, who will make $1.5 million this season, had nine goals and 11 assists in 75 games with the Rangers last season. Francis called the 6-foot-3, 209-pound Stalberg another big strong player who can skate.Carolina also brought a retired goalie into the organization, hiring Curtis Joseph as a goaltending consultant. His job will be to work with the teams goalies at its AHL affiliate in Charlotte and with the goalies it drafts at the junior and college level and to handle other special assignments.The Hurricanes also signed forward Andrew Miller to a two-way deal. Miller skated in 11 games last season in Charlotte, and hes played 15 career NHL games, all with Edmonton. Manuel Akanji Dortmund Jersey . MORITZ, Switzerland -- Fog prevented downhill racers from getting their Olympic dress rehearsal. Mario Gotze Dortmund Jersey . 10 Texas Rangers jersey for one last time. Young formally announced his retirement Friday after returning to Rangers Ballpark, his baseball home for all but the last of his 13 major league seasons. .J. -- New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz will miss the rest of the season after having surgery on his left knee. MANCHESTER, England -- It has been another fraught, headline-grabbing spell away with Englands national team for Wayne Rooney.Once again, Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho must pick up the pieces.Rooney is back under Uniteds control after having been forced to apologize for some late-night revelry while on England duty, when he was pictured -- in his England training gear -- looking bleary-eyed at a wedding reception at the team hotel on Saturday.Rooney was criticized by the English Football Associations chief executive, Martin Glenn, for not setting the right tone as England captain, and the strikers conduct has sparked a fresh wave of negative publicity toward a player who has shown erratic behavior on and off the field earlier in his career.Mourinho said Rooney has been hurt by the negativity toward him.Even if you have or if you build a kind of wall around you to try to feel protected from what people write about you or think about you, the comments people make about you, the wall has always points of fragility, Mourinho said. It has always some little holes.And we are not still, we are flesh and blood. So I think it has an effect.Mourinho must be starting to dread Rooney going away with the national team. Two months ago, the United manager said Rooney came back from England duty a different person than when he left after fierce media criticism that he received after his performance in a World Cup qualifying match against Slovakia.Honestly, I think there was a Wayne before the Slovakia-England and a Wayne after Slovakia-England, Mourinho said at the time.Now, Mourinho faces another fight to get Rooney mentally right,, at a time when the striker had got his place back in both Uniteds and Englands team after a spell of poor form. Jadon Sancho Dortmund Jersey. Sometimes (players) come back stronger than when they left us because something positive happens there -- good performances, good results, Mourinho said. Other times, injuries, sometimes big injuries. Other times frustrations because they didnt play, because the result was bad.In this case we know what didnt go well, but the national team is a different chapter and a chapter that is closed now until March.Mourinho suggested that the England management take better care of Rooney next time he is away with the national team. There were reports in the British media that Mourinho felt let down by the FA for allowing Rooney to stay up late and drink alcohol.I learned since I was a kid, if someone lends me something, I have to take care even better than if it was mine, Mourinho said. You know, your friend lent you a pencil, you have to take care of the pencil better than if it was your pencil.So I think when one day if I become a national-team manager, I will try -- try, I am not saying that I will be successful on that -- ... to build something to protect what is not yours.Mourinho also said he feels Rooney has been unfairly singled out for criticism.If you go one by one to see where these 23 (England) players were, the Portuguese coach added, some of them were in worse places than the hotel bar.Rooneys first game back for United is against Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday. ' ' ' 
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