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Blue Jackets Extend Prospal

via Scott Howson tweet,

I am pleased to announce that we have signed Vinny Prospal to a 1 year contract extension.

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Primis's avatar


Why of earth would he (or anyone) want to spend another year there?  Or is he assuming this regime won’t last the year, and he’ll then have a better shot with a new regime next season?

Posted by Primis on 02/08/12 at 12:20 PM ET

bezukov's avatar

Posted by Primis on 02/08/12 at 10:20 AM ET

I almost wonder if Howson didn’t want Prospal to go to free agency so he could use him this season as trade bait.

Posted by bezukov from the kids are alright. on 02/08/12 at 01:24 PM ET

wolverine's avatar

Scotty… a little advice…don’t tweet stuff like this.  Let your PR staff put together a press release and let them handle the baby food.  Save your tweets for when you make a big trade.

Posted by wolverine on 02/08/12 at 01:31 PM ET

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WHY ? that is my ?  big surprise

Posted by Evilpens on 02/08/12 at 02:06 PM ET


Per Aaron Portzline, Howson wants his voice to remain in the room…wants him to keep mentoring players…and promised in a handshake deal that he’d have a position with the team after retiring.

Posted by VandyBuck on 02/08/12 at 02:54 PM ET

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