The New Jersey Devils agreed with free agent power forward Ryane Clowe on a 5 year $24.25 million contract on Friday.
When I woke up on Friday morning, checked twitter and I saw that the Devils were the front runners to sign Clowe because they knew that Clarkson was not coming back, I had mixed feelings. Not because I wanted Clarkson back because I certainly did not. (You can read about it in my previous post.) http://my.hockeybuzz.com/...=203387&post_id=15074
Clowe is coming off of a concussion and they are always tricky to figure out when the player is completely healthy. He also had a down year last year and it seems as though he might not get back to the high point production he had in his earlier years in San Jose. The money also did not sit right with me as it seemed to be a little bit too much for him.
Only time will tell if he is worth the money that he is getting paid, but I am very excited for next season. It was an exhilarating week for all Devil fans with the big moves that the front office made. Let's hope that none of them backfire.
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