Found August 06, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
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So slow that I’ve read stories today about five teams still have an interest in Bobby Ryan.  Funny, I would think 29 teams would have an interest in him. Another story, Shane Doan narrows decision down to three teams.  Really, I believe Doan when he says he will do everything to remain in Phoenix, but when his agent talks, and notice, he hasn’t in over a week, anything goes.  So narrowing it down to three teams is a guess, not a fact. I’ve also read stories on the UFAs that have yet to sign.  Yep, they haven’t signed, when they do it is news. One last story, CBA negotiations continue, but not close to an agreement.  Duh! Carry on folks, enjoy the summer while you can.
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