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  1. mikhail1973

    mikhail1973 All-Star Administrator 1x Fantasy Champion

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    Red Wing have been working on resigning their free agents. Miller is the latest to sign for $650K.
     
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    the splash!iest rumor is mike modano to red wings for um...1 mil or so... a career finishing move.
     
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    There's also a rumor of Modano heading to Blackhawks
     
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    Modano is a great checking line center at this point in his career.
     
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    mikhail1973 All-Star Administrator 1x Fantasy Champion

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    As long as he'll agree to pay for little money and play on the 3rd or 4th line.
     
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    Wings resign Eaves to a one year $750K deal.
     
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    expected.
     
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    Brett Lebda signs with Toronto 2 yrs worth $2.9 mil. Wings would not pay him that kind of money, but other teams pounce on the players that spent time in Detroit organization. Lebda didn't manage to earn a permanent spot on the team while given ample opportunities.
     
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    Wings resign Derek Meech to 1 year $500K deal. He is expected to be traded.
     
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    Other teams seem to learn from the Wings the way around the salary cap when signing players. Devils just signed Kovalchuk to the 17-year $102 million deal. Kovalchuk will earn $6 million each of the next two seasons, $11.5 million for the following five seasons, $10.5 million in the 2017-18 season, $8.5 million for the 2018-19 season, $6.5 million in 2019-20, $3.5 million in 2020-21, $750,000 the following season, and $550,000 for the final five years of the unprecedented deal.
     
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    The Devils went much further overboard than the Wings. It looks like the league is going to kill the proposed deal:

    Sources: NHL rejects Ilya Kovalchuk deal with New Jersey Devils - ESPN New York
     
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    I was confused about why it is circumventing the cap until I read that part. Now I understand. So the salary cap hit for NHL contracts is determined by the average salary per year? Why don't more teams do this?
     
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    I've never seen a "lifetime" contract before. Years ago, It was speculated that Magic Johnson almost signed a 25 year deal for 25 million....That woulda been a steal.
     
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    Helm signs on for 2 years and now Wings are searching for the #6 defenseman.
     
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    Lilja was gone regardless. Salei played for Babcock in Anaheim.
     
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    As a "checking line center" you mean "clock eater", "rest giver", "mucker", "nonscoring" center.
    Possibly a good "assist" guy.
    Is he better than Drapes ?
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    PS, Wings resign Nick Lid. I guess they don't think he's dead yet.
     

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