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Brodeur hires agent for Devils contract standoff

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08:30 AM ET 06.30 | All the scoffing and all the denials ring hollow today. Reality has dawned that the Devils' troubled finances actually might contribute to the departure of the face of the franchise, Martin Brodeur, and their captain, Zach Parise, as soon as tomorrow. Brodeur dealt directly with the Devils this month trying to work out a contract for a 19th season with the team. But without satisfaction, he has taken the dramatic step of hiring super agent Pat Brisson to negotiate with other teams if he turns unrestricted tomorrow.

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June 30, 2012  09:04 AM ET

I hope they spell his name correctly in the contract.

June 30, 2012  09:19 AM ET

He turns unrestricted tomorrow.

He's been unrestricted for years. Just ask his ex.

June 30, 2012  09:26 AM ET

If He leaves the Devils it will speak volumes to the mess the Francise is in ..

June 30, 2012  09:42 AM ET

It might be ownership issues, it might be that he wants to get a ton of cash in his last contract. Guy does owe his ex wife another 4 mil. Either way he should retire a Devil (HOMER), and I hope he does.
As for Parise, I hope the Wings treat him right (grumble grumble)

June 30, 2012  09:51 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

I hope they spell his name correctly in the contract.

If they hire T&R interns to type it out .... he's doomed!

June 30, 2012  09:54 AM ET
QUOTE(#4):

As for Parise, I hope the Wings treat him right (grumble grumble)

Don't worry, Nard. He'll get royal treatment Detroit style: All you can eat Little Caesar's for free! :-)

June 30, 2012  10:02 AM ET
QUOTE(#4):

It might be ownership issues, it might be that he wants to get a ton of cash in his last contract. Guy does owe his ex wife another 4 mil. Either way he should retire a Devil (HOMER), and I hope he does.As for Parise, I hope the Wings treat him right (grumble grumble)

Got to the worst part of being a sports fan ..Unstable ownership .

June 30, 2012  10:10 AM ET

^^^got to be ...

June 30, 2012  10:15 AM ET
QUOTE(#8):

^^^got to be ...

or not to be: that is the question.

June 30, 2012  10:16 AM ET
QUOTE(#7):

Got to be the worst part of being a sports fan .. Unstable ownership .

I think not getting paid is worse.

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June 30, 2012  10:39 AM ET
QUOTE(#7):

Got to the worst part of being a sports fan ..Unstable ownership .

tell me about it

signed,
Dodger fan, Raider fan

June 30, 2012  10:39 AM ET
QUOTE(#10):

I think not getting paid is worse.

When did the fans start getting paid,
Damn

I'm always the last to know

June 30, 2012  10:40 AM ET
QUOTE(#12):

tell me about itsigned,Dodger fan, Raider fan

Things "were" looking up for us Dodger fans.


lost 10 of the last 11. Yikes!!

June 30, 2012  10:41 AM ET
QUOTE(#13):

When did the fans start getting paid,DamnI'm always the last to know

Back when The Pens gave away Bobbleheads, you could sell them and recoup the ticket price.

Sort of like getting paid.

June 30, 2012  10:42 AM ET
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Things "were" looking up for us Dodger fans.lost 10 of the last 11. Yikes!!

But the good news is we scored 2 runs in the last 4 games, so at least our offense is coming back

June 30, 2012  10:44 AM ET
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But the good news is we scored 2 runs in the last 4 games, so at least our offense is coming back

Check that -- 2 runs in 5 games

June 30, 2012  10:44 AM ET
QUOTE(#17):

Check that -- 2 runs in 5 games

<sigh>

June 30, 2012  10:45 AM ET

Rumor right now is Rangers front runner for Schultz....

 
June 30, 2012  10:45 AM ET
QUOTE(#14):

Things "were" looking up for us Dodger fans.lost 10 of the last 11. Yikes!!

But the good news is we scored 2 runs in the last 4 games, so at least our offense is coming back

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