Originally posted on The Pensblog  |  Last updated 9/14/12

DALLAS - JANUARY 31: Shane Doan #19 of the Phoenix Coyotes celebrates his goal against the Dallas Stars in the third period at American Airlines Center on January 31, 2010 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
    Oh, does this give us the red ass.  Th Phoenix Coyotes, a team going through bankruptcy and relocation maelstroms, have signed Shane Doan to a 4-year, $21.2mill contract...with a $2mill signing bonus.   Forgive us if we're wrong (actually we don't give a **** at this point), but don't players still get paid signing bonuses owed to them during the lockout? If so, that $2mill signing bonus screams ********.   Got a text from a friend when the deal went through, saying, "This is the first time I've legitmately been angry about the NHL lockout situation."  We agree.  But the anger will soon pass.  Speechless.    
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