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NHL Scout Rates The Signings

from the New England Hockey Journal,
Here’s a look at what NHL scout David Kolb (Red Wings I believe) thinks of some of the free-agent signings from the first couple of days since the market opened: NICKLAS LIDSTROM- Detroit Big Nick deserves everything he gets. Lidstrom and Scott Niedermayer are the only two defensemen in the NHL worth this kind of loot. Each performs every facet of The Game at the highest level. WADE REDDEN- Ottawa With a few more years, he should evolve into a Norris-type player. His minutes will go up without Zdeno Chara around as a teammate. Ottawa should take a close look at handing the “C” over to Redden. ZDENO CHARA- Boston One thing the New York Rangers learned over the past decade is that you can’t buy a good team. Now the Bruins are trying to buy themselves a team, while attempting to have their fans forget about the Joe Thornton fiasco. Simply put, Chara was overpaid.
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