Hurricanes Closing In On Notable Free Agent
Posted 07 July 2013 - 06:12 PM
He's a top 20 player in NHL history, but unless he's on the third line; he's not offering much.
Posted 07 July 2013 - 06:59 PM
Jagr would make perfect sense on the third line with Lindholm. He played decent in the playoff's he just didn't get the stats to go with it, he was around the puck making plays and getting scoring chances, just didn't capitalize on them.
Posted 07 July 2013 - 07:26 PM
Tlusty - E.Staal - Semin
Skinner - J.Staal - Ruutu
Rask - Lindholm - Jagr
Doesn't look bad...
Posted 09 July 2013 - 01:14 PM
Posted 09 July 2013 - 03:41 PM
On 99.9 the fan, Raleigh sports radio, JR just stated that this mystery free agent is waiting patiently for a roster move to take place to free up some cap room.
So, who is it and how much?
Posted 09 July 2013 - 03:48 PM
Posted 09 July 2013 - 03:52 PM
The problem is that he have five rfa's to resign and a draft pick to sign (assuming he makes the roster).
Posted 09 July 2013 - 03:58 PM
At this point I hope its not Jagr. We are in over our heads against the cap. Signing him isn't going to help. There are better ways to spend that money. I feel like we are already patching holes with bubble gum to stay afloat.
Posted 09 July 2013 - 04:01 PM
Jagr would be a good guy to have on the third line with possibly two rookies in Rask and Lindholm but at three million (and especially four million) dollars, it's not worth it.
He's a 41, not 21...
I'm not going to lie though... This line-up looks solid
Jiri Tlusty - Eric Staal - Alexander Semin
Jeff Skinner - Jordan Staal - Tuomo Ruutu
Victor Rask - Elias Lindholm - Jaromir Jagr
Kevin Westgarth - Riley Nash - Patrick Dwyer
Justin Faulk - Joni Pitkanen
Andrej Sekera - Tim Gleason
Mike Komisarek - Jay Harrison
Posted 09 July 2013 - 04:53 PM
JR said a while ago that the door has closed on re-signing any of their UFA's.
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