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MANCHESTER, England -- England defender Luke Shaw became the worlds most expensive teenage player on Friday and Manchester Uniteds second signing in 24 hours following its worst English Premier League campaign. Sheldon Rankins Womens Jersey . The 18-year-old left back joined United from Southampton, reportedly for more than 27 million pounds ($46 million), straight after returning from his first World Cup with England. Southampton confirmed the deal made Shaw "the most expensive teenager ever," which would eclipse fees of around 26 million pounds ($44 million) that saw Wayne Rooney join Manchester United in 2004 and Marquinhos sign for Paris Saint-Germain last year. Shaw signed a four-year contract, with an option to extend for a further year if he continues to develop as one of the most exciting youngsters in football. "I want to continue to progress my career and joining United is the ideal place for me to do that," Shaw said in a statement. Louis van Gaal doesnt officially take charge at United until his World Cup campaign as Netherlands manager is over, but players are being signed ready for the Dutchmans arrival. United paid around $50 million for Spanish midfielder Ander Herrera the day before Shaws arrival. The record 20-time English champions are spending early in the summer transfer window after dithering last year in the post-Alex Ferguson era led to an alarming, and costly, slump on the pitch. David Moyes was fired just before the season ended with United going from 2013 champions to seventh-place finishers last month. Uniteds management has convinced Shaw to join them despite the lack of Champions League football next season. Having already made 67 first-team appearances at Southampton, Shaw will be hoping he isnt just the backup to 33-year-old Patrice Evra at left back. "Luke is a very talented young left back with great potential," assistant manager Ryan Giggs said. "He has developed immensely during his time at Southampton." Shaw usurped Ashley Cole as backup to Leighton Baines in the England World Cup squad, leading to the Chelsea veterans international retirement. Shaw, who made his international debut only in March, won his third cap in Tuesdays 0-0 draw with Costa Rica before Englands early exit from Brazil. Shaw is the latest departure from Southampton since the south-coast club achieved its highest-ever Premier League points tally to finish eighth in May. Manager Mauricio Pochettino left for Tottenham, striker Rickie Lambert joined Liverpool, and midfielder Adam Lallana is also set for a move to Anfield. Cameron Jordan Youth Jersey . However, the 38-year-old is in no hurry to sign with another team. "Im not in a rush. This will be my last contract, so I want to do it right," said Burris on Thursday. Chauncey Gardner-Johnson Womens Jersey . "I never commented to anyone that I wanted out," he explained. "My heart is with this group and making the playoffs." Kesler added that the rumours are "completely false" that he asked to be traded - recently or ever.Subban and Price save Habs, Ovechkin’s hot, Shaw emerges from a drought, Fantasy tips and more in Scott Cullen’s Statistically Speaking. HEROES P.K. Subban – Scored the overtime winner and assisted on Montreal’s earlier goal, both on the power play, in a 2-1 win over Nashville. Subban ranks second among defencemen with six power play goals, has eight points (3 G, 5 A) in the past eight games, and is among the top possession defenceman, relative to his teammates. Among the 53 defencemen that have played at least 750 minutes at 5-on-5 this season: RELATIVE POSSESSION - D PLAYER TEAM CORSI% RELATIVE CORSI% Brian Campbell Florida 55.8% +8.1% Dougie Hamilton Boston 56.4% +6.6% Mark Giordano Calgary 47.5% +5.4% Duncan Keith Chicago 57.7% +5.4% P.K. Subban Montreal 51.7% +5.0% Alexander Edler Vancouver 53.0% +4.8% Chris Tanev Vancouver 53.1% +4.7% Tyson Barrie Colorado 46.3% +4.6% Erik Johnson Colorado 46.3% +4.0% Kevin Shattenkirk St. Louis 53.8% +3.9% While Subban supplied the power play offence, Carey Price stopped 36 of 37 shots in Montreal’s 2-1 win over Nashville. As Travis Yost noted, Price is the Habs’ backbone. Alex Ovechkin – Scored a pair of goals in Washington’s 5-4 shootout loss to Edmonton. Ovi has 11 goals (and four assists) in the past 11 games. He’s one goal off the league lead this season but, over the past three seasons, it’s not even close. Andrew Shaw – The Blackhawks winger scored a pair of goals on 13 shot attempts (8 SOG) with stellar possession stats (23 shot attempts for, 6 against, 79.3%) in a 6-1 win against Arizona. Shaw had one goal in his previous 22 games. ZEROES Devan Dubnyk – It was a mostly unfortunate night for the Wild goaltender, as he was pulled after allowing four goals on 10 shots against Detroit. They ended up rallying to win once Darcy Kuemper was in, but that didnt instill much confidence in the Minnesota goaltending situation. Sedins – Daniel was on for all four Lightning goals against, and Henrik for three, as both had sub-40% possession despite starting most of their shifts in the offensive zone during a 4-1 loss at Tampa Bay. Moss, McMillan, Chipchura – The Coyotes line of David Moss, Brandon McMillan and Kyle Chipchura was beat up by the Blackhawks, posting under 15% possession as a trio, despite starting half of their shifts in the offensive zone. LINEUP NEED TO KNOW Kris Letang – The Penguins’ star defenceman was knocked out of the game by a hit from behind by Flyers winger Zac Rinaldo. Rinaldo is facing league discipline, but Letang’s status remains unknown. Erik Cole – The Stars winger, who has been productive lately, scoring 10 points (6 G, 4 A) in nine games this month, left Tuesday’s loss to Boston with an upper-body injury and could miss some time as a result. Seth Jones – With Ryan Ellis out of the Nashville lineup, Jones has played more than 20 minutes in six straight games, more than 23 minutes in each of the last three. Brandon Manning – Injuries have decimated the Flyers blueline, so they called up Manning and he played 17:20 against Pittsburgh, the second-highest time-on-ice total in his 13 career NHHL games. Alvin Kamara Womens Jersey. In 36 AHL games, Manning has 25 points (6 G, 19 A) and a plus-5 rating with 86 penalty minutes. SHORT SHIFTS Canadiens LW Alex Galchenyuk had a goal and an assist against Nashville, giving him 13 points (6 G, 7 A) in the past 14 games…Capitals D John Carlson had two assists in a 5-4 shootout loss to Edmonton, and has 12 points (1 G, 11 A) in the past 15 games…Capitals D Mike Green also had a pair of assists against Edmonton, giving him 15 points (1 G, 14 A) in his past 16 games…Wild LW Zach Parise scored two goals in a 5-4 shootout win against Detroit, giving him five goals in the past four games…Red Wings RW Gustav Nyquist registered a goal and an assist at Minnesota, and has 17 points (5 G, 12 A) in the past 14 games…Red Wings C Henrik Zetterberg had three assists against the Wild, giving him eight points (4 G, 4 A) in the past three games…Flyers LW Chris VandeVelde scored a goal in the 3-2 overtime win against Pittsburgh and has five points (4 G, 1 A) in the past six games…Blackhawks LW Bryan Bickell put up a couple of assists in a 6-1 win against Arizona; he has 10 points (5 G, 5 A) in his past 10 games…Blackhawks RW Patrick Kane had a goal (the 200th of his career) and two assists in the win over Arizona, giving him nine points (3 G, 6 A) in the past six games…Blackhawks C Brad Richards had a pair of assists in the win, and has nine points (2 G, 7 A) in his past eight games…Blackhawks rookie C Teuvo Teravainen had a goal and an assist, his first multi-point game, against the Coyotes…Capitals LW Jason Chimera had an outstanding possession game (22 shot attempts for, 2 against, 91.7%) in the loss to Edmonton…Stars C Tyler Seguin failed to score, but registered 17 shot attempts (9 SOG) in a 3-1 loss to Boston...Lightning G Ben Bishop turned aside 27 of 28 shots in a 4-1 win against Vancouver…Bruins G Tuukka Rask had 36 saves on 37 shots in a 3-1 win at Dallas. FIRSTS Teemu Pulkkinen – In his ninth career NHL game (and sixth game this season), the Detroit winger notched his first career goal against Minnesota. The 2010 fourth-round pick was tearing up the AHL, with 39 points (20 G, 19 A) in 33 games when he got recalled. Luke Witkowski – As injuries have taken Matt Carle and Radko Gudas from the Tampa Bay lineup, Witkowski, a 2008 sixth-round pick, made his NHL debut for the Lightning against Vancouver. He held his own (62.5% of even-strength shot attempts) in 14:29 of ice time. FANTASY FOCUS There are six games on the schedule for the last night of games before the All-Star break; here are some players to consider plugging into your lineup: Clarke MacArthur – He hasn’t recorded a point in the last three games, so he’s due (facing his former team), and had seven points (4 G, 3 A) in the previous eight games. Teuvo Teravainen – The skilled Blackhawks rookie is still learning the ropes, but has a chance to produce even in a sheltered role, for Chicago. Nathan MacKinnon – It’s been a frustrating ride for the second-year Avalanche forward, but MacKinnon is generating shots (24 SOG in the past six games) and with more shots, goals will follow. Patrick Maroon – In the plum spot on left wing with Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry, Maroon has five points (1 G, 4 A) in the past four games. Much of the data included comes from www.war-on-ice.com, www.puckalytics.com, www.hockeystats.ca and www.naturalstattrick.com Scott Cullen can be reached at scott.cullen@bellmedia.ca ' ' '

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