Thread: Confirmed with Link: Wings sign Damien Brunner (1 year for $925K)
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06-23-2012, 05:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Rice View Post
I'd bet they're bringing Brunner in primarily to challenge Nyquist. Those Babcock quotes are odd -- unless you're a proven NHL'er, you're not going to be handed a top-six role in Detroit. They want Nyquist to have to win his job.
I agree, but without a big free agent splash the top 6 in Detroit is WIDE open for a kid to take.

Maybe some people will take these quotes from Babcock that Bertuzzi and Cleary aren't being considered as top 6 options unless by necessity.

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