Found May 18, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
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Nashville Predators fans, I’d like to welcome you to a locale akin to hockey purgatory, a locale I do not recommend visiting on a regular basis: the, “Player X Watch” area, where you get to sit on your hands and nervously wait for one of the pillars of your franchise to decide whether he wishes to continue playing for your team or take his talents elsewhere. In Detroit, this place usually heats up in June, when Wings fans like me start telling their bosses to call three times and text twice if any news regarding our captain, Nicklas Lidstrom, comes down the pipeline, though we are lucky enough that one of the best defensemen in NHL history’s version of “elsewhere” is Vasteras, Sweden. For you, a defenseman who isn’t quite in Nicklas Lidstrom’s stratosphere yet in one Ryan Suter will be deciding whether he wishes to return to “Smashville” or test the waters of free agency, where 29 other teams, including my Wings, would love to pay Suter an inordinate amount of money to spend the re...
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