Ryder, Canadiens avoid arbitration
Updated: July 23, 2006, 2:46 PM ETAssociated Press
The 26-year-old Ryder had a team-high 30 goals last season while earning $1 million. He also had 25 assists in 81 games.
Ryder and the Canadiens had been scheduled for a Tuesday arbitration session.
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