Here's another signing for everyone to digest: the Canucks have recruited centre Brad Richardson.
Brad Richardson's AAV in VAN is $1.15M on a 2 year deal.— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) July 5, 2013
Once again, MG is getting some lower-money deals to fit our cap situation.
Upon first reading this news, I thought that this was the same guy Rypien beat up in the first round of the 2010 playoffs, but I stand corrected. Still, Brad has been with the Kings for a few years now, including the year they won the Cup.
"I've played LW and RW, I'm most comfortable with Centre." - Brad Richardson— Vancouver Canucks (@VanCanucks) July 5, 2013
"I felt most comfortable with #Vancouver. They made me feel like they really wanted me." - Richardson— Vancouver Canucks (@VanCanucks) July 5, 2013
"We've got great goaltending, D, forwards. I want to win." - Brad Richardson— Vancouver Canucks (@VanCanucks) July 5, 2013
Speaking of winning:
Mike Gillis on the Richardson signing and the madness that was Free Agency Day 1:
How about we see lots of this: