Doan to remain in Phoenix, agrees to four year deal

Per Arizona Sports, the Shane Doan saga is over. The veteran winger will remain in Phoenix on a four year, $21.5 million contract ($5.375 million per year). This ends the two month debate over where Doan would wind up, which included two missed deadlines and an ownership drama that rivaled most soap operas. Doan is remaining where he belongs. Unfortunately…

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Kreider, Doan, or both

The Rangers top six (health allowing) looks a lot more intimidating these days, thanks to Rick Nash’s arrival. It’s amazing what one addition can do to change people’s perceptions. That said, the Rangers continue to be linked with Shane Doan and on the right deal he’d be another welcome upgrade but Doan is a mistake waiting to happen. The arrival…

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Debunking the Shane Doan asking price

With Rick Nash in the mix, there appears to be only one more target for the Rangers, and that is Shane Doan. Adding Doan to the club would solidify the Rangers depth at forward, making them true Stanley Cup contenders, and possibly the Cup favorites come October. Since the Phoenix ownership situation is still up in the air, Doan has…

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What Doan and Nash would mean to the Rangers

According to Larry Brooks, Glen Sather may have the intention of trying to entice Shane Doan and Rick Nash to New York. Should the general manager manage to pull off that coup what would it mean to the Rangers immediate future? First and foremost, like many others I believe that Shane Doan is a longshot to land on Broadway despite…

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Rangers trade Casey Wellman to Florida; Shane Doan visiting New York

There are two bits of news today, which is rare for late July. The first is that the Rangers have traded forward Casey Wellman to the Florida Panthers for a fifth round pick in the 2014 draft. Wellman was initially acquired with a conditional seventh round pick from the Minnesota Wild in exchange for Erik Christensen. In the end, the…

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Is Shane Doan worth a multi-year deal?

While Shane Doan waits for the ownership situation in Glendale to fix itself, the rest of the NHL waits for him to make his decision. It’s quite fascinating how one player can keep the entire trade market at a stand-still, but that’s the kind of player Shane Doan is. He’s a leader, a great locker room guy, and he happens…

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The Rangers’ new top priority free agent target may have just emerged

Though we suggested Shane Doan as a possible free agent target for the Rangers, no one really believed the team had a shot at signing him. That’s because the consensus for months, even years, was that Doan was a life-long Coyote, solely loyal to the Phoenix/Winnipeg squad that originally drafted him back in 1995. But in a surprising turn of…

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Potential UFA Target: Shane Doan

After Zach Parise and Ryan Suter (and perhaps Justin Schultz), the most popular free agent this summer may turn out to be right wing Shane Doan. The eight-year captain of the Phoenix Coyotes has long been revered as a fearsome competitor, respected leader and solid scorer. For years the Coyotes have lacked a bona fide star, but Doan has been…

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