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Q: Are the Suter/Parise deals a circumvention of the CBA? A: No

I’ve read a few comments around the interpucks complaining about the questionable legality of the new matching mega-deals for Zach Parise and Ryan Suter. I saw several variations on “tell me how this is any different than the Kovalchuk contract!” Okay, I’ll tell you. (If you want to drill deeper into this topic, I highly…

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…

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…

Not the behavior of a player who intends to re-sign:

Zach Parise‘s day on Sunday should prove to be a fascinating one. While it’s expected he’ll get a big offer from the Pittsburgh Penguins, he’ll be hanging in Toronto with his agents waiting to see what everyone else throws his way. Parise’s agent Wade Arnott tells Tom Gulitti of Fire & Ice that his client…

If I’m Zach Parise…

And I learn (as we all did this morning) that the Devils’ financial picture is so grim that they can’t offer a contract to Martin Brodeur, there is simply no way I am re-signing with that team. At this point, the inestimable charms of Lou Lamoriello* are the only hope of keeping Parise in New…

NHL.com – 2010 Winter Olympics: USA Hockey names 34-man roster for Olympic camp – 06/30/2009

Goaltenders Tim Thomas, Boston Ryan Miller, Buffalo Jonathan Quick, Los Angeles Defensemen Tom Gilbert, Edmonton Tim Gleason, Carolina Ron Hainsey, Atlanta Erik Johnson, St. Louis Jack Johnson, Los Angeles Mike Komisarek, Toronto Paul Martin, New Jersey Brooks Orpik, Pittsburgh Brian Rafalski, Detroit Rob Scuderi, Los Angeles Ryan Suter, Nashville Ryan Whitney, Anaheim Forwards David Backes,…