We want Parise, we need Suter!
Suter is the must need key on this team. Looking past our track record since the cap era, Ken Holland would rather invest more $$$ on defense over any offensive player. Parise is amazing player but I wouldn't want to see a player on offense take 8-9 million unless it's a Crosby Malkin Ovechkin Stamkos "Elite" caliber type of player. I rather have a team with a 4 functional line then a team that would have two top lines a not bad 3rd line and a 4th line that's not good.
Don't forget guys, this managers tend to look the long picture over the present one. Holland knows he can't spend all his cap space, there are a lot of future prospects that will eventually become free agents and would want to sign his own players.
If Parise wants to go Pittsburgh go ahead, if he comes to Detroit I hope it's only a 4-5 years for about 6.5 - 7.5 (Cap Hit). If not there are a lot of players that could help us get another cup this year.
1- Shane Doan ... would bring the extra heart & grit. 35 years old, we might be able to get him for a good price and get his services for about 4-5 million for a chance to win a cup.
2- P. A. Parenteau ... young & has a scoring touch ... underrated we might be able to get him for a great steal price.
3- Dennis Wideman ... another defensman with a good scoring touch could be signed for a good deal.
You don't really need the number #1 players all the time to be the number one team!
I hope we sign Suter and this three over ... Suter & Parise alone.
Edited by KrazyGangsta, 25 June 2012 - 07:45 AM.