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Shattenkirk to be signed by team from Alpha Centaurui

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Word in the universe is that UFA defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk will be signing a 7 year, 49 million dollar contract with a team from Alpha Centauri.

Alpha Centauri (α Centauri, abbreviated Alpha Cen, α Cen) is the closest star system to the Solar System, being 4.37 light-years (1.34 pc) from the Sun. It consists of three stars: Alpha Centauri A and Alpha Centauri B, which form the binary star Alpha Centauri AB (also named Rigil Kentaurus[13]), and a small and faint red dwarf, Alpha Centauri C (also named Proxima Centauri[13]), which is loosely gravitationally bound and orbiting the other two at a current distance of 0.24 light-years (15,000 AU). To the unaided eye, the two main components appear as a single point of light with an apparent visual magnitude of −0.27, forming the brightest star in the southern constellation of Centaurus and is the third-brightest star in the night sky, outshone only by Sirius and Canopus.

He tallied six points in 13 games and accumulated a minus-four rating.

The 28-year-old Boston University product racked up 13 goals and 43 assists across 80 games with the Blues and Capitals this past season. The 56 points ranked him fourth among NHL defensemen behind only Brent Burns, Victor Hedman and Erik Karlsson.

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