Found June 28, 2012 on
s/t to Brad Schlossman
of the Grand Forks Herald... According to the Globe and Mail
four out of the top 10 free agents are former players from the WCHA. That's pretty impressive in my opinion. Also, former Fighting Sioux forward and current New Jersey Devil Zach Parise will probably land in the top three as well.
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This is why we love free agency
From reader Josh K.
Lyrics to "Zach Parise" to tune of "Take it Easy." These may be complete ****, not a whole lot of jobbing in there but figured I'd pass it along.
Bein' King Shero,
Trying to loosen some dough,
I got 7 skaters on my mind.
2 I wanna re-up
4 I gotta...
from Sam Carchidi of Broad Street Bull, For the Flyers, the bad news coming out of Pittsburgh on Thursday was that superstar Sidney Crosby had signed a 12-year, $104.4 million extension, a cap hit of $8.7 million _ the same as this season.
It’s bad news because Crosby, arguably the NHL’s best player when healthy, probably could have gotten a shorter deal….and more money per...
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With July 1st right around the corner (Sunday for those scoring at home), NHL front offices are gearing up to make their pitches to free agents. Hunting season starts then and free agents are “free” to begin signing with teams.
The two biggest fish in the unrestricted free agent sea are New Jersey Devils winger Zach Parise and Nashville Predators defenseman Ryan Suter. Naturally...
With the likes of Lidstrom and Stuart gone, the Wings are entering a very exciting yet potentially stressful free agent period that begins this weekend on July 1st. This offseason the obvious prizes for not only the Wings but a small handful of other teams are Nashville blue liner Ryan Suter and New Jersey forward Zach Parise.
During the free agent process though many fans might...
ST. PAUL, Minn. NHL free agency begins in four days, which means Minnesota Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher might be getting his fishing equipment ready.
Despite having several young prospects on the verge of making the Minnesota roster, Fletcher hasn't shied from saying the next step for the franchise is reeling in the "big fish," the superstar already at the...
The Minnesota Wild say they have submitted offers to free-agent stars Zach Parise and Ryan Suter and signed Zenon Konopka and Torrey Mitchell.
The Wild tweeted the news on Sunday, when the free-agent market opened. General manager Chuck Fletcher and owner Craig Leipold have promised that the Wild planned to be aggressive this summer to try to get the team back to the playoffs after...
Justin Schultz's agent from Meehan and Arnott of Newport Sports is going to be a busy man this upcoming weekend – the same agent represents Zach Parise as well.
Redwings Front–Defenseman Justin Schultz hasn’t played a game in the National Hockey League, but that’s not stopping the Wings from all but guaranteeing the soon-to-be free agent a spot on their roster....
WILMINGTON, Mass. -- The annual free agent frenzy is set to open on Sunday, but don't expect the Bruins to get involved in the bidding. While other teams will line up for the chance to woo the likes of Zach Parise and Ryan Suter with huge contract offers on July 1, Boston general manager Peter Chiarelli doesn't anticipate the Bruins joining the fray. "My gut is telling...
In this first part of this blog, I looked defensemen the Oilers could possibly trade for. In Part 2, I will look at free agency and if the Oilers can find any solutions there.
1. Justin Schultz - You know I had to start with this kid. He's one of the three BIG PRIZES this summer, along with Zach Parise and Ryan Suter. But unlike Parise and Suter, Schultz can't ask for...
from James Mirtle of the Globe and Mail, Teams in need of high end scoring talent are going to be in tough this year in free agency.
There’s not one high end centre available and the top wingers like Zach Parise, Alex Semin and Jaromir Jagr could be paid a fortune if Dennis Wideman’s contract on Wednesday is any indication.
There are only 13 forwards who had more than 36 points...
We’ve already covered some of the more intriguing players that will be available via free agency, but it doesn’t appear likely that the big-ticket guys like Zach Parise and Ryan Suter will end up in New York. The 2012 free agent class is extremely thin, but at the draft last weekend GM Glen Sather confidently stated the team would still be “fairly aggressive” in free agency...
The June 25th deadline has come and gone and as expected, Anaheim was unable to sign defenseman Justin Schultz to an Entry Level contract, meaning he’ll be a free agent on July 1st.
Schultz, 21, may actually be the most hotly pursued of all the free agents this summer because unlike Zach Parise and Ryan Suter, Schultz will be relatively affordable.
Schultz is in line to make a...
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