Mike Modano to Detroit? Lets Hope Not

Posted: 3rd July 2010 by Adam Greuel in NHL
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According to reports, Mike Modano has only been contacted by one team so far to try and sign him for the 2010-11 season. That team is the Detroit Red Wings. Why would the Wings be interested in Modano? Your guess is as good as mine. While Modano has had an excellent career, he has lost a lot of speed and is no more then a third liner, but not a third liner the Wings need. With $52.7 million already tied up in just nine forwards, five defensemen, two goalies and a lot of restricted free agents to sign in Darren Helm, Justin Abdelkader, Patrick Eaves, Drew Miller, and Derek Meech, the Wings clearly don't have much breathing room when it comes to what they can spend from here on out. Not only do the numbers not work, but Modano clearly doesn't fit in with this team. It is important for Darr ...

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