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NHL Free Agency 2012, Day One
Today started off pretty well for the sort of spectator I am. I like to track the movements of ex-Sharks as well as the arrival of new Sharks and really anyone who has ever caught my attention. Torrey Mitchell promptly signed with Minnesota, I got giddy over a Flyers signing, and Brad Staubitz went to Anaheim. Although he has never played for “my” teams, I was happy about Yann Danis being signed by the Oilers. I like to hear about players finding a place.
Then came news that the Sharks had signed Adam Burish. It’s all fun and games until my team actually makes a move, then it becomes frantic serious. It is very inconvenient that the NHL site makes it so you can’t find a player’s page through “Player Search” unless he is under contract with a team. You can still find him through a stats search but why they have to break his page between contracts is a mystery.
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BEST OF MAXIM
via Darren Dreger tweet, 3 years x $1.9 mil per for Torrey Mitchell in Minnesota.
The San Jose Sharks have signed defenseman Danny Groulx and forward Bracken Kearns to one-year contracts.
The Sharks also announced Monday that they re-signed defenseman Matt Irwin and goalie Alex Stalock to one-year deals.
Groulx spent the past two seasons playing in Russia. He was named the top defender in the AHL in 2009-10 before leaving for the KHL.
Kearns played five games...
The San Jose Sharks have signed forward Adam Burish to a four-year contract.
The Sharks announced the deal Sunday at the start of the free agency period.
Burish had six goals, 13 assists, 76 penalty minutes and a plus-6 rating last season with Dallas. He played his first four seasons in Chicago before spending the last two with the Stars. Burish has 25 goals and 29 assists in 297...
July 2, 2012
The free agent frenetics of July 1st found the Sharks barely making moves this past Sunday. The only movements of any significance was adding forward Adam Burish and the loss of Torrey Mitchell to Minnesota for $1.9 million. The Wild paid way too much for a less-than-average player; while Burish will cost the Sharks about $1.8 million. The only catch is that it is a...
Per TSN’s Gord Miller, the San Jose Sharks have signed Adam Burish:
Burish gets 4 years from San Jose at approximately 1.8 per year.
The Ducks and their fans had to say goodbye to two players on the first day of free agency. Both George Parros and Sheldon Brookbank will not be in Anaheim uniforms next season.Parros, who spent six seasons in Anaheim, took a two year contract with the Florida Panthers. Parros goes from one sunny location to another and will be greatly missed by fans. Florida fans better start...