Originally posted on The Majors Detroit  |  Last updated 9/12/13
The grass IS ALWAYS greener in Detroit… at least that seems to be the case for Dan Cleary. It was just a couple of days ago that it looked like the Wings and the veteran free agent forward were going their separate ways with Cleary signing a three-year, $8.25 million dollar deal with the Philadelphia Flyers. However within the last 78 hours Cleary apparently did a complete 180 on what was apparently a handshake deal leaving plenty of money on the table to sign a one-year, $1.75 million dollar contract to stay with the Wings. "I just followed my heart and did what I knew would make me happy" – Dan Cleary — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) September 12, 2013 Cleary confirmed his intention to re-up with Detroit via text message to local media before boarding plane for Traverse City where he will officially sign the deal tonight and begin training camp with his teammates. “We think we’re a better team with Clears,” Holland said. “He’s a versatile on the wing, he’s good in the locke...
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