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Roundup: Preds sign Yip, Mueller; Wild come to terms with Rau, Genoway

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We have a few more minor signings to bring to your attention:

-- The Tennessean is reporting that the Nashville Predators have re-signed Brandon Yip and Chris Mueller.

Mueller signed a one-year, two-way deal that will pay him $550,000 if he spends the season in the NHL. He had 60 points in 73 AHL contests in 2011-12, but at the age of 26, he’s participated in just 19 NHL games.

Yip inked a one-year, $750,000 contract extension. He had three goals and seven points in 25 contests with the Predators after Nashville claimed him off of waivers from the Avalanche on Jan. 19. He also had a goal and an assist in 10 playoff games.

-- According to the Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune, Chad Rau and Chay Genoway have both inked two-way deals with Minnesota.

Genoway had seven goals and 36 points in 72 games with the AHL Houston Aeros. He made his NHL debut on April 7 and registered an assist in Minnesota’s 4-1 loss to Phoenix.

Rau had two goals in nine games with the Minnesota Wild last season. He also had 35 points in 67 AHL contests.