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Follow Along On UFA Day

Today at 12:00pm ET the fun begins and may I remind you this is a start of a marathon and not a sprint.

Sure, some of the top UFAs could sign today but the UFA period continues throughout the summer and signings can happen at any time.

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Primis's avatar

Today is a good day for people like me.

Even if my Red Wings did nothing, I always get a kick out of this day.  I love seeing who goes where, and then redoing depth charts on my end (shut up) and seeing how teams shape up around the league with new guys penciled in.

And there’s always that team or two that you just have to “LOL” at.

Posted by Primis on 07/01/16 at 09:31 AM ET

shazam88's avatar

No ripples on the pond. Absolutely zero expectations whatsoever for today, though there’s always that wish list and Deano might pull some weird move or trigger a strategically advantageous border guard incident.

Posted by shazam88 from SoCal on 07/01/16 at 10:38 AM ET

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Campbell to Chicago

Posted by George0211 on 07/01/16 at 10:43 AM ET

Primis's avatar

I predict a whole lot of anarchy today, to be honest.  Not just in UFA signings, I predict 1 or 2 RFA offer sheets this time, and some big trades.

Posted by Primis on 07/01/16 at 10:57 AM ET

Paul's avatar

Watch coverage of UFA day here,

https://www.nhl.com/video/live-hockey-central/t-281072496/c-44318503

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 07/01/16 at 11:06 AM ET

Hootinani's avatar

Only 12 minutes until Nielsen is a Red Wing.  Isnt this exciting?!?!?!?!

Posted by Hootinani from the parade following Babs out of town on 07/01/16 at 11:48 AM ET

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OK, Ladd, Ericsson and Lucic are all signed.

Posted by George0211 on 07/01/16 at 12:02 PM ET

Hootinani's avatar

and so it begins

Ladd to to NYI
Lucic to EDM
Ericsson to VAN

Posted by Hootinani from the parade following Babs out of town on 07/01/16 at 12:03 PM ET

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Kenny signs Matt Lorito to 2 year two way deal.
Nice job Kenny.

Posted by George0211 on 07/01/16 at 12:05 PM ET

Hootinani's avatar

Hey, we got Nielsen for less money and term than the Isles were offering.  At least the Frans believes in us.

Posted by Hootinani from the parade following Babs out of town on 07/01/16 at 12:14 PM ET

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So about that site upgrade….

Posted by Hootinani from the parade following Babs out of town on 07/01/16 at 12:16 PM ET

d ca's avatar

Hey, we got Nielsen for less money and term than the Isles were offering.  At least the Frans believes in us.

Posted by Hootinani from the parade following Babs out of town on 07/01/16 at 12:14 PM ET

same term 6 years
0.5M less

Posted by d ca on 07/01/16 at 12:17 PM ET

shazam88's avatar

Radulov to les Habitants

#chemistrymattersnestpas

Posted by shazam88 from SoCal on 07/01/16 at 01:48 PM ET

d ca's avatar

^^^
#lesquestionsdechimienepas

nope. goal scoring trumps all. Otherwise Hullie would never have made it past Calgary.

1 year no risk contract to a guy that can score 25 goals vs 6 year contract to a 32 yr old that can score 20 goals. I don’t understand why everyone is celebrating. If this locker room could handle Sean Avery it can handle anyone.

Posted by d ca on 07/01/16 at 02:28 PM ET

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So for all this talk of needing a change this off-season (“I’m going to be more aggressive going to the draft this year and exploring trades,” said KH. http://www.mlive.com/redwings/index.ssf/2016/04/red_wings_ken_holland_im_going.html), the Wings got—-drumroll—

Frans Nielsen and Joe Vitale’s contract for Pavs (the extra pick was to trade down)

Kenny Holland:

Posted by d ca on 07/01/16 at 02:38 PM ET

Hootinani's avatar

Ole “Swingandamiss” Holland back at it again this off-season, I see.

Posted by Hootinani from the parade following Babs out of town on 07/01/16 at 03:11 PM ET

d ca's avatar

we got vanek…and on good terms 1 year

Posted by d ca on 07/01/16 at 03:59 PM ET

lakeside mall's avatar

nielsen for 6 is 2 years too much , headed for another bad contract on books too long

helm at 5 X 3.75 at age 29 is the usual ridiculous krazy kenny behavior , shouldnt have been an offer to him as hes a guy easily replaced for less

vanek n ott fair enough . wish the other two signings were radulov and hamius
and we’d be good with short term patch work signings

get holland gone

Posted by lakeside mall on 07/01/16 at 06:31 PM ET

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