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from Brian Hedger at NHL.com, Meeting with reporters in person for the first time since a hit by Coyotes forward Raffi Torres in Game 3 of the series, Hossa said he’s been working out hard off the ice for about a month and showing no symptoms.
“Lots of time has passed by and that helped me,” Hossa said Friday afternoon at a media function prior to the start of the Hawks’ annual fan convention this weekend at the Chicago Hilton. “I didn’t have to rush anything and that was most important thing. After (it was decided) that I couldn’t fly home to Slovakia, I just basically didn’t do anything. I just relaxed and (at) some point I decided to try to do something, start working out. Things right now are on a level where I want to be and I’m happy where I am so far.”
However, Hossa hasn’t gotten back on the ice.
“I’m going to take my time and first do everything at the gym, cardio, and the time will come soon when I step on the ice and start doing things on the ice,” he said. “The way
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There was a lot of overreaction by people about the significance of Shane Doan's visit to Philadelphia yesterday to meet with Flyers personnel. While it does suggest that Philly is one of the teams the veteran forward would consider if he chooses to leave Phoenix, by no means does it show the Flyers have the inside track to sign the unrestricted free agent.
Doan has come east...
Arizonasports.com reports that UFA Shane Doan has begun his long-overdue tour of NHL cities who are interested in procuring his leadership services.
Today's stop: Manhattan, where the NY Rangers were showing interest in Doan last week. Doan has been in NYC the past two days with the NHLPA negotiating committee.
Doan presently has offers on the table from Buffalo, LA San Jose, Vancouv...
Here's an interesting tidbit of information from Larry Brooks of the NY Post:
Shane Doan visited Rangers' practice facility and took the tour of New York yesterday, Post has learned.— Larry Brooks(@NYP_Brooksie) July 21, 2012
Take that as you may, but at the very least, this confirms that there is mutual interest between the Rangers and Doan.
Per Arizona Sports, free agent winger Shane Doan is in New York to meet with Rangers' management and discuss a potential deal to bring him to the team. Doan had waited to see if Phoenix could clear up its ownership situation but is apparently tired of waiting. New York is his first visit as a free agent. Unless you have an irrational hatred of Shane Doan, this is excellent news...
Terry Bross is Shane Doan's agent. he's the man responsible for arranging "Shane's Summer Of Free Agency Love Tour".
According to Josh Yoshe of the Tribune Review, Doan will be sitting down with Mario Lemieux and Ray Shero of the Penguins in the near future.
"Shane is going to visit a couple more teams. I'm...
from Frank Seravalli of Frequent Flyers, Even after making the biggest splash of the summer by signing Shea Weber to an offer sheet on Wednesday, the Flyers may not be done shopping just yet.
Shane Doan visited Philadelphia to meet with Flyers executives and get a peek at the city on Saturday, multiple sources have confirmed to the Daily News.
One league source said that while...
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In such a tempered market, Shane Doan remains one of the more intriguing commodities remaining. A 16-year veteran and long-time mainstay of the Phoenix Coyotes, Doan is battle-tested and a proven leader. And with a price tag of simply dollars, not assets, it is no surprise that several contenders are trying to woo him away from Arizona.
Q: How can the Flyers afford to sign two behemoth players in Shea Weber and Shane Doan?
A: They can't.
Weber is Philly's "Plan A".
The Nashville Predators have until 11;30am on Wednesday to match the 14 year $110 million offer sheet that the Flyers through at Weber on this past Wednesday morning.
Apparently, Doan is Philly's "Plan B"...