Possible Pens Free Agent Targets

By: Mike Vukovcan

Pittsburgh (KDKA)- There’s been a ton of talk in the last 24 hours of the Penguins having interest in free agent winger Jaromir Jagr.

I don’t believe that’s very realistic but here’s a list of players that GM Ray Shero might be interested in talking to about joininig the Penguins.

2011 Free Agent Left Wingers:
2010-11 Cap Hit:
Alexander Frolov, NY Rangers: $3 Million
Jussi Jokinen, Carolina: $1.7 Million
Alex Tanguay, Calgary: $1.7 Million
Ville Leino, Philadelphia: $800,000
Simon Gagne, Tampa Bay $5.25 Million
Sergei Samsonov, Carolina: $2.5 Million
Antti Miettinen, Minnesota: $2.3 Million
Sean Bergenheim: $700,000

2011 Free Agent Right Wingers:
Michael Ryder, Boston: $4 Million
Radim Vrbrata, Phoenix: $3 Million
Scottie Upshall, Columbus: $2.2 Million
Radek Dvorak, Florida: $1.7 Million
Joel Ward, Nashville: $1.5 Million
Patrick Eaves, Detroit: $750,000

2011 Free Agent Centers:
Tim Connolly, Buffalo: $4.5 Million
Michal Handzus, Los Angeles: $4 Million
Tomas Fleischmann, Colorado: $2.6 Million
Brooks Laich, Washington: $2.0 Million
Chris Higgins, Vancouver: $1.6 Million
Petr Prucha, Phoenix: $1.1 Million

  • Pghpsp

    Don’t mind williejoe, he’s from Cleveland.

  • GAnn

    I would love to see Jagr back with the Penguins. After he was injured during the marathon playoff game, had surgery during the summer, the news media got on him during the next season. The Penguins were mum about the injury, and let everyone believe he was a slackard. Yes, he shut down with the sportscasters and was said to have an “attitude”. We could use some of the excitement he brings to a game. I, for one, would see more games, and follow the Penguins more closely than I have since he left.

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