Found July 16, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
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: Continue reading "Red Wings evening news: Khan provides Doan/Quincey/Holmstrom updates; combacks are all the rage"

Possible Landing Places for Shane Doan

Throughout his seventeen-year career, Shane Doan has been looked at as one of the most respectable figures in the game of hockey. Doan has spent his entire career with the Phoenix Coyotes, a lackluster franchise to say the least, but still gives the franchise everything he has every night. Despite no owner, minimal money, and a lack of star power, Doan has led the poor franchise...

Doan’s Agent Says Sabres Still In The Running

Don’t take this for more than what it is, but Terry Bross of Lagardere Unlimited did tell me less than an hour ago that the Sabres are still in the running for Shane Doan.  Bross wouldn’t say if Buffalo is willing to do a 4-year deal with his client. “They are still on his list.” Bross said. “Out of respect for the team, I won’t comment on offers made.” Buffalo is...

Agent: Doan waiting on Coyotes' fate

The agent of free agent right wing Shane Doan said his client is still interested in re-signing with Phoenix Coyotes. "We are still hoping this thing in Phoenix is going to work out," Doan's agent, Terry Bross, told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Doan has played all 17 of his NHL seasons with the Phoenix Coyotes franchise. He is waiting to see if Greg Jamison'...

Shane Doan Won’t Be an Easy Grab for the Toronto Maple Leafs

Shane Doan is a name being mentioned around the NHL quite a bit lately. Doan is a proven winner on the ice, and his hockey resume proves it. He won the Memorial Cup and Stafford Smythe Memorial Trophy (MVP) with Kamloop Blazers in 1995. He netted 17 points in his rookie season in Winnipeg, but [...]

NHL Free Agency: Doan, Semin & Kane Updates

Apparently, the Shane Doan insanity has taken over the Rick Nash insanity as a day after it was reported that the Phoenix captain was interested in San Jose and it looked like he was staying in the West, Will DePaoli at Inside Pittsburgh Sports reports that the Penguins are now on his short list.It was also reported yesterday that the Penguins have made an offer to Doan...Have confirmed...

With Red Wings in ‘Waiting Mode’ on Shane Doan, It’s All Quiet in Hockeytown

An unrestricted free agent, Doan has delayed multiple times a decision on his future as he awaits word about the Coyotes' fate. Continue reading →

Rangers Not Likely to Obtain Doan & Weber

Jesse Spector at the Sporting News answers a question from a reader wondering if the Rangers have enough cap room to acquire both Shane Doan and Shea Weber..."The Rangers currently have a touch more than $55 million committed to 21 players for next season, with restricted free agent defensemen Michael Del Zotto and Anton Stralman still due for new contracts. So, the short answer...

NHL Free Agency Rumors: Nash to Holdout; Doan Likes Sharks & Weber Deadline Extended

Aaron Portzline at the Columbus Dispatch wonders if a training camp holdout would be an option for Rick Nash if he's not traded this offseason....that would be an absolutely nightmare scenario for Columbus and their GM Howson. They'd lose what little leverage they might actually still have and the Rangers would probably be able to get Nash for some 1994 memorabilia.In other...

NHL Free Agency: Rangers Last Team Standing for Nash?; Semin Asking for Too Much; 90% Sure Doan Stays; & Weber, Preds Talk Long Term Deal

Aaron Portzline at the Columbus Dispatch says if the NHL salary cap is lowered by $10 million as the owners have proposed, it could knock out almost all the potential Rick Nash suitors except for the Rangers and Red Wings who each have significant cap room to bring in the Blue Jackets captain..."Will the salary cap by (sp) lowered by $10 million? It's obviously too early...

LINK CITY: Pens make Doan an offer, re-sign Strait, Top 100 radio host

  Two semi-newsworthy things today. 1. Brian Strait signed his qualifying offer of one year, 605k. Strait wasn't terrible last year when he got some play. Could probably see him sneaking into the top 7 on the Pens. [ PG+ ] 2. The Pens apparently offered Shane Doan a contract. [ Puck Daddy ] via [ Shelly Anderson ]  Really not worth getting jammed up about. ...
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