Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 06/27/07 at 09:00 PM ET
from Jeff Gordon at St. Louis Today,
In this corner of cyberspace, we believed Scott Gomez would be the ideal addition to the Note. But his free-agent value is pushing $8 million per season this summer and he will hear from several Cup contenders.
Gomez appears to be well out of this team’s range. He is the top player on a lot of shopping lists.
Another option was former Blue Michal Handzus, but the Blackhawks showed more interest in retaining him after shedding defenseman Adrian Aucoin and his contract. Handzus is said to be seeking a $4 million salary in next contract, moving into the range the Blues would like to pay somebody (Tkachuk) with more offensive ability.
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