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Given the readers’ reactions to the last couple of posts, this isn’t going to go over particularly well, but especially in light of the Shane Doan grand tour taking a more serious tone, MLive’s Ansar Khan offers a necessary review of the Red Wings’ action plan given the front office’s inability to land Ryan Suter or Zach Parise (for family reasons), Shea Weber (didn’t want to sign with a Central Division Rival) or Rick Nash, noting that Ken Holland & Company will proceed cautiously but aggressively as they exhaustively investigate every opportunity to improve their team:
If the Red Wings don’t land Doan, they might make a pitch for free-agent right wing Alexander Semin on a short-term deal (one or two years). Teams are hesitant to ink the talented forward to a long-term pact, since his commitment is often question.
Khan believes that Bobby Ryan’s asking price makes it highly unlikely that the Wings will attempt to trade to acquire a goal-scorer with other options (including Pe...
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Although the Penguins probably will not be able to get him, it looks like Shane Doan will at least come to Pittsburgh and have the discussion. Not to mention, have a tour of the city and the team environment. The New Building won’t hurt either. That said, Shane wants to be in Phoenix, and Phoenix [...]
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Via RedWingsFeed, MLive’s Ansar Khan offers some welcome relief to what has otherwise been a bit of a frustrating week and weekend for Red Wings fans, stating that Red Wings GM Ken Holland wants Shane Doan to come to Detroit as the unrestricted free agent forward continues his “grand tour” of possible suitors’ rinks and visits with their respective front office personnel...
Free agent forward Shane Doan has already concluded visits with the New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers, but his agent says that he is not quite done visiting teams while he continues to gather information regarding the pending sale of his Phoenix Coyotes.
It appears as if you can add the Detroit Red Wings and Pittsburgh Penguins to the list of teams expressing...
According to the Arizona Republic’s Sarah McLellan, Phoenix Coyotes captain and unrestricted free agent forward Shane Doan has not received assurances from the Coyotes’ prospective owner that his bid for the team will come to pass, and as such, Doan’s agent, Terry Bross, tells McLellan that he’s planning on asking Doan which other potential suitors he’d like to meet with...
UFA Shane Doan "may" visit his cousin's pad in Montreal Canadien next week, according to RDS.
Doan's agent, Terry Bross, told CTV on Tuesday that it was "possible" that the right winger pulls his chuck wagon into Montreal for a look-see and a visit with new Habs' GM, Marc Bergevin.
Doan has already visited NYC and Philly. He's reportedly...
Shane Doan flew home to Kamploops on Sunday, after having visited with two of the sixteen teams who are interested in signing the UFA, the Rangers and Flyers.
Sarah McLellan of azcentral.com resports that Doan will be making other visits this week.
McLellan spoke with Doan's agent, Terry Bross, on Monday night. Nothing definitive to report YET as to where Doan will be playing...
Terry Bross is Shane Doan's agent. he's the man responsible for arranging "Shane's Summer Of Free Agency Love Tour".
According to Josh Yoshe of the Tribune Review, Doan will be sitting down with Mario Lemieux and Ray Shero of the Penguins in the near future.
"Shane is going to visit a couple more teams. I'm...
Coyotes forward Shane Doan is an unrestricted free agent and the Predators are interested...
Although GM Glen Sather would not completely comply during yesterday's post-Rick Nash press conference and admit that the New York Rangers are heavily after free agent forward Shane Doan, the rumors that have made headlines the past few weeks do not deny the fact that the 35-year-old veteran is the next major target on Mr. Sather's list. While Doan is not entirely open to...
According to Larry Brooks, Glen Sather may have the intention of trying to entice Shane Doan and Rick Nash to New York. Should the general manager manage to pull off that coup what would it mean to the Rangers immediate future?
First and foremost, like many others I believe that Shane Doan is a longshot to land on Broadway despite his meeting with Rangers management within the last...
According to Penguins beat writer Josh Yoe of the Tribune-Review, free agent Shane Doan has more teams to visit and one of them could be the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Doan's agent: "Shane is going to visit a couple more teams. I'm pretty sure Pittsburgh will be one of them. He is interested in the Pens."
— Josh Yohe (@JoshYohe_Trib) July 22, 2012
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Some have said that the Buffalo Sabres are a team with a recruiting problem. Just because Shane Doan and Bobby Ryan aren't living in Lake Erie condos right now, doesn't mean that Buffalo has become Hockey Siberia. When I look at Darcy Regier's body of work in the past 18 months, I'm happy with the progress that he has made in weeding his garden in Buffalo. He'...
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With many of the coveted names in free agency already signed on with new franchises in preparation for the 2012-2013 NHL season, only a handful of talented skaters remain available on the open market. While plenty of attention has rightfully turned to grizzled-veteran Shane Doan, there's another name that...