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Aside from discussions as to whether the Red Wings should add Shane Doan, who Yahoo Sports’ Sean Leahy reports is meeting with the Flyers today, or Alex Semin, who Carolina Hurricanes GM Jim Rutherford has reiterated his interest in over the next 24 hours…
The other divisive topic among Wings fans who believe that the team needs to pursue free agency and/or trade options to bolster the team’s offense is, well, where the team goes from here to address the Nicklas Lidstrom and Brad Stuart-sized crater on the team’s blueline. As it stands right now, Niklas Kronwall, Ian White, Jonathan Ericsson, Kyle Quincey, Brendan Smith and Jakub Kindl would be Detroit’s starting six defenders, and we all know that’s not going to cut it going forward.
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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.
Via RedWingsFeed, MLive’s Ansar Khan offers some welcome relief to what has otherwise been a bit of a frustrating week and weekend for Red Wings fans, stating that Red Wings GM Ken Holland wants Shane Doan to come to Detroit as the unrestricted free agent forward continues his “grand tour” of possible suitors’ rinks and visits with their respective front office personnel...
Free agent forward Shane Doan has already concluded visits with the New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers, but his agent says that he is not quite done visiting teams while he continues to gather information regarding the pending sale of his Phoenix Coyotes.
It appears as if you can add the Detroit Red Wings and Pittsburgh Penguins to the list of teams expressing...
Via RedWingsFeed, with the Caroina Hurricanes GM Jim Rutherford confirming that the Red Wings are anything but alone in the, “If Shane Doan doesn’t sign here, we’re interested in Alex Semin” sweepstakes, and the news that Doan visited the Rangers and Flyers (per Yahoo Sports’ Sean Leahy) isn’t exactly super fantastic, either…
But with a boatload of CBA uncertainty...
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...
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...
Sorry folks Shane Doan's visit with the New York Rangers is going to take a back seat today. Today a lot of my friends are hurting because they lost a friend who was one of the victims of the Aurora Colorado theater shootings.
I didn't know Jessica Redfield and that is my loss because almost to the person those who knew her felt that she was a very special person. Tonight...
According to Penguins beat writer Josh Yoe of the Tribune-Review, free agent Shane Doan has more teams to visit and one of them could be the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Doan's agent: "Shane is going to visit a couple more teams. I'm pretty sure Pittsburgh will be one of them. He is interested in the Pens."
— Josh Yohe (@JoshYohe_Trib) July 22, 2012
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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"...
After yesterday's CBA negotiations in Manhattan, player representative and much sought after UFA Shane Doan was asked if he'd consider playing for the Rangers and, after laughing, didn't rule them out (ESPN NY)..."I've got a few teams that you look at and that you're serious about. That being said, I've also talked with some teams that I didn't think...
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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With many of the coveted names in free agency already signed on with new franchises in preparation for the 2012-2013 NHL season, only a handful of talented skaters remain available on the open market. While plenty of attention has rightfully turned to grizzled-veteran Shane Doan, there's another name that...