Found August 20, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
from James Mirtle of the Globe and Mail, Four years ago, Gill skated in 20 minutes a night on the Pittsburgh Penguins team that won the Stanley Cup. In July, however, the 6-foot-7 defenceman was bought out of the final year of his $2-million a season contract by the Nashville Predators, a move that came as a shock to a veteran that was anxious to rebound from an injury plagued 2013 season. Now, he is one of a few dozen notable unrestricted free agents that have yet to sign with a new team, a huge group put out of work in part due to the salary cap dropping for the first time and by nearly $6-million. “I thought it would have been a good fit to play with [Preds super prospect] Seth Jones and help him out so I was surprised,” Gill said on Monday as he took part in the annual BioSteel Pro Hockey camp in Toronto. “But that’s the nature of the business. You’re not always on the same plan as everyone else. It’s something that hopefully in the end will work out for the bes...
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