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In Topic: Compliance buyout expected to be used on Tootoo

Today, 01:08 AM

http://www.cbc.ca/ne...evils-1.2767590

 

Here's hoping he gets a job.

 

HATED him as a Pred, loved him as a Wing, felt bad for him as a Griffin. 


In Topic: Regner: Next year could be Babcock's last

15 September 2014 - 09:00 PM

Well, this oughta get the tin foil hatters clucking again.

 

At least Holland is consistent, he low-balls the coach too.. haha

 

 

 

The first assumption is that money will not be an object, that the Red Wings will give Babcock all the money and all the term he wants and that if Babcock leaves, it will be for a better situation. There is no salary cap on what coaches can be paid, so that begs the question, why would a superstar coach such as Babcock not make $5 million a year? Joel Quenneville, who has won two Stanley Cups in the past four years, is believed to be the highest-paid coach in the NHL at about $2.5 million, which is ridiculously low because it’s less than the average player salary.

Babcock will almost certainly become the game’s highest paid coach, whether it’s with Detroit or someone else, but Red Wings GM Ken Holland doesn’t seem to be eager to be the one to set a precedent.

“That’s not the way I negotiate,” Holland said. “I use the word fair, but fair is different for lots of people. Otherwise you’d have coaches making $20 million. This is a business and I’m in charge of making business decisions and we all have responsibilities. That’s how the business runs. In the industry, when you’re charged with the responsibility of managing an operation, you try to make sure everyone is treated fair in the industry, fair in the organization.”

 

http://www.thehockey...k-negotiations/


In Topic: FanSided.com's All-Time Red Wings Team (as a 23-man roster)

11 September 2014 - 07:07 PM

All those complaints and no one is going to complain about the use of "Assistant" Captain?

 

;)

 

 

edit: Datsyuk on the third line? What is this 2001? hahaha


In Topic: Wings re-sign Cleary $1.5 mill + $1mill in game bonuses

09 September 2014 - 11:32 AM

Not much new info.

 

http://www.mlive.com...niel_clear.html


In Topic: "But I don't want to be a pirate."

05 September 2014 - 09:13 PM

​DEVILLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLS!

 

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