Found May 29, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
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This talk is somewhat dangerous to begin with—assuming that any team will have the opportunity to pick and choose whether to sign one or both of the two marquee free agents that every other team’s fan base believes will sign with them because every team’s beat writers are convinced that, say, Zach Parise would make the perfect Anaheim Duck… But Fox Sports Detroit’s Art Regner makes a somewhat obvious suggestion in proffering the theory that, given Nicklas Lidstrom’s age, even if the captain comes back, it would make more sense for the Wings (assuming that any of this talk is sensical to begin with) to invest in a player like Ryan Suter and to settle on a “consolation prize” if they’re lucky enough to have to “choose” between Suter and Parise: Continue reading "Obvious: if the Red Wings have the luxury of ‘choosing’ between Suter and Parise, they’ll pick Suter"
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