Morning Skate: Thursday, June 28

Morning Skate: Thursday, June 28
June 28, 2012, 6:31 pm
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Dennis Wideman was signed to a five-year deal that will pay him 5.25 million per season. I dont even have to write a punch line for this one.

NHL Players and the league agree on a 70.2 million salary cap for the summer along with a 54 million cap floor, but both numbers are expected to change in the next collective bargaining agreement.

FOH (Friend of Haggs) Greg Wyshynski has Sidney Crosby signing a mega-deal extension in Pittsburgh that will pay him 8.7 million per season. Thats essentially taking a discount for the best player in the world when hes healthy.
Kirk Muller tells the Charlotte News and Observer that he wants the Staal Brothers to get a chance to play together on the same line.
The Ottawa Senators have expressed interest in P.A. Parenteau, who will be an unrestricted free agent on July 1.
The Edmonton Journal is asking the question: Where should the Wayne Gretzky statue reside?
For something completely different: Bob Lobel touched greatness when he had Larry Bird, Ted Williams and Bobby Orr all on his Sports Late Night show at the same time. I remember that show like it was yesterday.