Ronnie H is a freaking genius.
He unloads Grossman for Gagner, and the throw-in is Pronger, or more accurately, Pronger's contract.
Moving Pronger, who had one of those mega-long term deals, saves the Flyers $4 mill vs the cap.
Win for Coyotes bc they were below the salary cap FLOOR, so now Pronger counts on their payroll. They actually will pay him $500,000. Loominomics at its best.
Funny sidelight: Pronger had to waive his no-trade.
Detroit makes another splash, inks Richards to one-year, $3M deal
Shortly after landing one of the biggest UFA prizes in Mike Green, the Red Wings made another big move by signing Brad Richards to a one-year deal worth $3 million.
For Richards, 35, itís his second straight one-year pact. Last year he inked with Chicago and enjoyed a good bounce-back campaign after getting bought out by the Rangers ... read more: Detroit makes another splash, inks Richards to one-year, $3M deal | ProHockeyTalk