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Ken Holland spoke with the Wings' media corps regarding the moves the Wings made today, and after the jump, here's the Twitter play-by-play of the conference call that Holland, Mike Green and Brad Richards held a little after 6:15 PM:
Updated 5x at 6:01 PM:
Okey dokey, here it is:
Updated 15x at 6:04 PM:
Update: the Sporting News's Sean Gentille says it's a good deal:
From ESPN's Craig Custance...
Wings/Griffins press release:
From TSN's Frank Seravalli:
1-way = he'll be paid an NHl salary if he plays in GR.
Take this for what you will:
Also: Is this suggestion from the Free Press's Helene St. James, regarding Gustav Nyquist's "ask," remotely logical?
The Nyquist factor: Nearly $15 million to play with sounds great - but the Wings have several restricted free agents left to sign, starting with Gustav Nyquist, He's scored nearly 30 goals each of the past two seasons, so expect him to want in the $5 million annually range. That's a lot of money for a guy who has been snuffed out in the playoffs the past two springs, but that's the way it goes. Other RFAs are Tomas Jurco, Teemu Pulkkinen and Landon Ferraro.
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