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from Kirk Penton of the Winnipeg Sun, It was, at times, a tough first season in the Manitoba capital for the 20-year-old, who was still young enough to play in the WHL last winter but was instead in his third NHL campaign. He was dogged by off-ice issues in the early going, but he bounced back to finish with 30 goals. Not bad for a youngster.
Now, however, the Vancouver native is about to become a restricted free agent if the Jets can’t get his signature on a new contract by Sunday morning. Other teams would then be able to offer Kane a contract, but the Jets would be able to match it. If they don’t match it, the Jets would get draft picks in return, the number depending on how much the contract is worth.
It’s hard to picture the situation ever getting that far, even though there always seems to be plenty of drama when it comes to Kane….
He obviously deserves plenty more than than the $900,000 salary, $90,000 signing bonus, the $250,000 bonus he got for 30 goals and any other per...
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Penguins announce 2-year deal for Tanner Glass, $1.1M per.
— Mark Spector Sports (@SportsnetSpec) July 1, 2012
Glass is a solid bottom six guy:
He was top ten in the league in hits:
Good signing and value for the Pens.
The Penguins on Sunday signed free-agent forward Tanner Glass to a two-year contract on the first day of NHL free agency.
Pittsburgh, with money to spend this offseason and eyes on bigger prizes later on, will pay Glass, 28, $1.1 million per season. The veteran had 246 hits and 51 blocked shots for Winnipeg last season, and will fill the hole created when Arron Asham signed with...
Second chances are a wonderful thing, aren’t they? One player who I would like to see in Vancouver providing Prust doesn’t sign with the Canucks is a good, solid character guy. He has a fine head of hair, he’s handsome and he has an awful first name. Tanner Glass.
Name: Tanner Glass
Size: 6’1″, 210 Lbs
Why the Canucks might want him: Tanner Glass is a player that...
via Bob McKenzie tweet, 2 x $1.1M for Tanner Glass with PIT. Done deal.
Chris Mason has been signed by the Nashville Predators to a one year deal worth $1,250,000, according to Kevin Allen of USA Today. Mason will be the back-up to Pekka Rinne for the 2012-13 season. To add onto the signing, history was made today in the Predators' front office. Mason is the first ever player to be signed by the Predators on July 1. Here is the tweet.
TSN’s Bob McKenzie reports the Winnipeg Jets have signed former New Jersey Devils winger Alexei Ponikarovsky to a one-year, $1.8 million contract.