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Vanek helping authorities in federal probe

Vanek helping authorities in federal probe

ESPN.com thehockeynews.com Updated 22 hours ago
Minnesota Wild left wing Thomas Vanek says he's cooperating with federal authorities conducting an investigation in Rochester.
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