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12-03-2012, 09:57 PM
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Originally Posted by eva unit zero View Post
Fedorov had been offered a 5year, $50m deal by the Wings. He was going through a divorce, and asked for some time to deal with his personal issues. When he was ready to sign, the offer was for 4 years, $40m. The Wings weren't willing to put the 5th year back on. Fedorov wanted the security of 5 years, and signed a 5 year, $40m deal with Anaheim.

To date, I consider that Ken Holland's biggest mistake.

Source? Fedorov still maintains a home in the Detroit area and the only things I've ever read regarding him commenting on Detroit are positive.
There was a thread around here talking about it not that long ago.


If you follow the story, it even garners a response from Bowman himself about it all.

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