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If the reports are accurate and they're coming from reputable sources then Predators free agent defenseman Ryan Suter could receive a contract that would pay him 14 million in each of the next two seasons, a number that would be just 400,000 under the maximum allowed under the NHL's salary cap and which also could make him the highest-paid player in the NHL next season.
Let's put that in perspective for a minute. Last season, Preds captain Shea Weber had the highest cap hit of any defenseman in the NHL, as his one-year deal was worth 7.5 million. There were higher-paid defensemen, like Buffalo's Christian Ehrhoff, who earned 10 million, but Ehrhoff's 10-year deal averages 4 million. While Suter ranked third in the NHL last season in average time on ice, 2011-12 was the first time he had ever made the All-Star team.
The report of Suter's offers came from TSN's Bob McKenzie, who said that Suter and New Jersey left wing Zach Parise, the top two free agen...
BEST OF MAXIM
Winger Zach Parise has a once-in-a lifetime chance to get maximum dollars in unrestricted free agency.
He can write his own ticket. If he wants giant dollars up front in his new deal -- via a two-stage signing bonus for, say, $24 million -- he will get giant dollars up front.
That is why the New Jersey Devils failed to keep him off the market. As the Noon EDT July deadline neared...
Today is day 3 of the Zach Parise hostage crisis.
The common tone right now amongst some people is " he deserves as much time as possible, he is making the biggest decision of his life..."
Our initial reaction was this:
We just wanted to say **** you, Zach, make a decision on where you are going to sign your 100 million contract...
According to Ryan Suter's agent, Neil Sheehy, there will be no decision tonight. The waiting game continues...
In the last 24 hours, the Nashville Predators continued to piece together the puzzle that will be the final product that will hit the ice in October.Since Hal Gil signed last week, the Predators have added Paul Gaustad, Brian McGrattan, Chris Mason, and minor leaguer, Kevin Henderson.The one piece that remains an unknown is that of Ryan Suter. David Poile met with the media late...
Pat Leonard at the Daily News asked Zach Parise's agent if his client has still ruled out the Blueshirts completely or simply was trying to avoid discussing clubs other than the New Jersey Devils, who own his rights until noon on Sunday..."Zach's keeping all of his options open," said Wade Arnot...and the Rangers are back in!...if Rangers are going to make big splash...
At PredneckNation.com we have put together some of the latest links to get you up to date on the Ryan Suter and Zach Parise sweepstakes…
The Associated Press - Ryan Suter’s agent doesn’t expect a quick decision
ESPN News Service - Ryan Suter, Zach Parise field offers
Sporting News - Zach Parise and Ryan Suter: Who, when and for how much?
Bleacher Report - 2012 NHL Free...
Twitter was about to explode around 4:30 on Monday afternoon with the imminent news of a statement by Zach Parise in several minutes. Parise waited until roughly 5:00 PM eastern time to announce that, there would essentially be no announcement, as noted by TSN's Mark Masters. Masters went on to report that Parise did not feel pressure to make a choice and that he is still deciding...
Neil Sheehy on Ryan Suter: There will be no decision tonight and there is no timetable for his contract signing at this time (cond) #mnwild— Michael Russo (@Russostrib) July 2, 2012
(cond Sheehy): “Ryan is considering his opportunities and is taking the necessary time to give each proper consideration.” #mnwild— Michael Russo (@Russostrib) July 2, 2012
NHL frenzy is about to begin as the free-agent market is set to open today at noon ET. There are several big names that could find new homes.
The salary cap is set for $70.2 million.
New Jersey Devils captain Zach Parise and Nashville Predators defenseman Ryan Suter are the top names appearing to be ready to listen to offers, but a new player has jumped into the mix after New...
It's 90 degrees today and I am wondering like many other hockey fans - where is Zach Parise going to sign and for how much. Zach's decision isn't going to happen today according to Michael Russo. Also, it sounds like the Penguins are Zach's front-runner. If you're a Wild fan I am sure you're hoping that he changes his mind.
Sounds like free...