With CBA uncertainty and talk of 40-something players making comebacks filling the “slow days” of mid-July, MLive’s Ansar Khan provides an update on different can of “strange” in the Red Wings’ slow-but-steady pursuit of one Shane Doan, should the 35-year-old decide to leave the Phoenix Coyotes…
“I’ve had conversations with Shane Doan’s representatives,’’ Red Wings general manager Ken Holland said. “I told them we have interest.’‘
The Red Wings are prepared to wait as long as it takes, not that they have much choice, considering the extremely limited options in free agency and the high cost of trading for an impact player.
But for the present moment, the uncertainty as to whether the legal efforts to block the Coyotes’ sale mean that the Wings and every other team interested in Doan are in thumb-twiddling mode:
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