Thread: Confirmed Signing with Link: 2012 NHL Free Agents List
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09-10-2012, 10:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Booba View Post
Whitmore is too good to only have a try-out contract. He finished 15th last year in the AHL in the goal column. I guess that he didn't want to commit to a full year deal with the Icecaps because he hopes to earn a NHL deal quickly.
Per the article I linked above, they talk a bit about Whitmore's situation which I can no longer access due to it being apparently behind a paid subscriper thingy, so I'll have to paraphrase. Basically, it said that Rochester was still interested in bringing Whitmore back, but NHL teams want their prospects to play lots in the AHL so they aren't keen on their affiliates loading up on veteran talent. I'd presume he'll get a camp invite, or sign a deal shortly after the lock-out ends.

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