Monthly Archives: July 2012

Woods/Parise Wedding (ctd)

Yes, I posted the wedding registry as a joke (“Kings fans lure UFA with wedding gifts”), but I now have a kind of serious point. I did not know that Zach Parise was getting married on July 21, 2012. That’s in 18 days. The kid is essentially getting married right f***ing now. He’s got bigger…

Show your Parise love at the Pottery Barn/Crate & Barrel wedding registry

Zach Parise and fiancee Alisha Woods are getting married later this month, so Kings fans still have a few days to show their enthusiasm for the as-yet unsigned UFA and his soon-to-be wife. Many nice items (six-slice toaster, Cuisinart, mixer, hand towels) still available — though I noticed several items listed with “desired: 0 ; purchased: 1.” How rude.

Signing bonus plus salary can’t exceed $14MM

So there’s no “$24 million” upfront. Sorry. The CBA limits salary plus bonuses in any given year to 20% of the upper limit in the year in which the contract is signed. Winger Zach Parise has a once-in-a lifetime chance to get maximum dollars in unrestricted free agency. He can write his own ticket. If…

Cheesecakes?

Now that @Dustinpenner25 has signed on for one more year I stocked the team snack room. #mmmmmcheese twitter.com/DustinBrown23/… — dustin brown (@DustinBrown23) July 1, 2012  

King Parise?

As I tweeted a few hours ago, if the Parise market is indeed in the high $6MM AAV range (we keep hearing 12 years, $80MM-ish), that’s not outrageous for the Kings. $80MM divided by 12 is $6.67, lower than Kopitar’s 6.8, lower than Doty’s 7. Even with Penner re-signing at $3.25MM, there’s room. How much…