Just getting one of Ryan Suter or Zach Parise would be a huge coup for the Minnesota Wild, but they've been going for both. It's been a tense few days as teams have been trying to woo the two superstar free agents, including the Wild, but it's looked several times like they've actually gotten farther away from a decision than closer to it.
They might give us a bit of holiday cheer though, as agents seem to be indicating that both star free agents could be signing today:
Client Ryan Suter plans on making a decision today.—PAUL OSTBY (@SHEEHYHOCKEY) July 4, 2012
Just heard from Wade Arnott, agent for Zach Parise: "Likely a decision today."— Helene St. James (@HeleneStJames) July 4, 2012
Of course, nothing is set in stone and the words 'plans' and 'likely' aren't the same as saying '100% sure' but it's a step in the right direction to get free agency rolling again with the top two guys off the market finally.
Again, you can feel free to insert your favorite 'free agent fireworks' pun here.
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