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Big news in Penguins land. With Hossa not coming back, Ray Shero suddenly had a wad of cash in his pocket.
He used said cash wad. From the good fellows at Faceoff-Factor:
MAF. 7 years, $35 million. $5 mil a year for a stud overall number one pick? Worth it.
Miroslav Satan. 1 year, $3.5 mil.
Ruslan Fedotenko. 1 year, $2.25 mil.
The Fleury contract was a bit of a surprise, and I'm not opposed to snatching two former division rivals from the Islanders. Hell, everything worked out with former Devil Petr Sykora.
Both Fedotenko and Satan are left-handed left wingers. Seems like the Pens will have the same recurring problems with hardly any right-handed shots. Sure, we signed a right handed RW in Eric Godard, but he's a fourth-liner who is filling in the goon role.
Still, some good news after the Hossa bullshit.
Oh, and the best little nugget about Satan, both Yahoo Sports and ESPN use 666 in the url for his player profile. Cue Iron Maiden.
Thursday, July 3, 2008
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