Found July 22, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
Annoyed, frustrated, irked by players declining invites to play here, and more than a little bit scared. That sentence pretty much sums up how the vast majority of Red Wings fans feel at the midpoint of a summer in which Ken Holland, Jim Nill, Ryan Martin, Mike Babcock and even Mike Ilitch have made pitches to and for Ryan Suter, Zach Parise, Rick Nash, Shea Weber and possibly as many as a dozen free agents and/or trade targets who’ve gone elsewhere or remained with their current rights-holders. We assumed that the Wings would leverage their “program” and what appears to be a disappearing competitive advantage in terms of the lure of playing for the Detroit Red Wings into a summer nearly equal to the 2001 coup of Dominik Hasek, Brett Hull and Luc Robitaille signings for a team with almost an equal amount of money to spend on bringing prime talent to Detroit… Continue reading "Red Wings mid-day news: fanning on free agents, asking Ansar and re-selling unsold tickets"
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