Found July 01, 2012 on The Majors Detroit:
Ken Holland and the Detroit Red Wings filled some hold this afternoon by agreeing to terms with free agent forwards Mikael Samuelsson and Jordin Tootoo. Samuelsson, 35 returns to the Wings on a two-year deal worth $3 million per season. He originally left the Wings back in 2009 when he signed a three-year deal with the Vancouver Canucks. He appeared in 54 games last season six of those being with Vancouver before he was traded to the Florida Panthers. In total Samuelsson had 14 goals, 17 assists and a plus-1 rating in 2011-12. Samuelsson adds some size (6’2″, 218lbs), a right-handed shot and the ability to play the point on the second power play unit. The addition of Samuelsson also pretty much signifies the end of Jiri Hudler in Detroit who is also a free agent this offseason. In addition to Samuelsson the Wings also brought in Jordin Tootoo on a three-year deal worth $1.9 million dollars per season. “Mr. Holland made a quick phone call and I thought this was a good opportunity to...
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Morning Line

Jordan Tootoo? How does he fit in? When did that team decide they wanted that kind of a player. Who is going to do the fighting when this guy runs around and creates all the havoc? Did Ken Holland momentarily take leave of his senses or is this some sort of change of direction and submission to the new NHL where guys who run around making questionable hits are rewarded? -Tony Gallagher...
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