Originally posted on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 8/8/12

DALLAS - JANUARY 31: (L-R) Sami Lepisto #18, Shane Doan #19 and Keith Yandle #3 of the Phoenix Coyotes celebrate a goal against the Dallas Stars in the third period at American Airlines Center on January 31, 2010 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
David Pollak at the Mercury News reports that a well-placed source advised him that Shane Doan's camp is looking for a four-year deal. And because of that, the San Jose Sharks are officially out of the Doan sweepstakes.Meanwhile, Pat Leonard at the Daily News notes that Doan's agent recently confirmed that his client has received a four-year, $7 million per year offer from a team other than the Rangers, who still remain a favorite to land the 36-year old UFA.It was reported in early July that a team from the East offered Doan a 4-year, $30 million contract.The only known reports of an offer to Doan is from the Buffalo Sabres....this is the first real report I've seen that attributes the four-year demand as coming from Doan's camp. And if that's the case, Sather needs to run, not walk, away from the Coyotes captain. Especially if he's looking for $7 million per....how lucky is Doan? In most offseasons he'd be lucky to get a two-year deal, but with how thin this year's crop of UFAs is...
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