The Flyers set the hockey world on fire today with their signing of Mike Richards to a 12 year, $69 million contract extension. Here are some reactions from around the league:
- Rick DiPietro
"Man is that kid overpaid."
- Brad Richards
"That deal is so insane I got excited when I heard about it because I thought I had signed him."
- Kevin Lowe
- Evgeni Malkin's agent
"That's almost $700,000 for each career point. I can't believe they didn't offer me a 12 year, $1 billion contract. I'll show those ungrateful jerks!!!"
- Mark Recchi
"When did Kevin Lowe become GM for the Flyers?"
- Brian Burke
"So, you don't want me back next year then I take it."
- R.J. Umberger
"Are hey trying to one up us as the team dealing with the cap the worst? Quick, get Wade Redden's agent on the phone! I'll show them how to ruin your team's future."
- Bryan Murray