Thread: Rumor: All Things Kovalchuk
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01-20-2010, 11:48 PM
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Originally Posted by Tikkanen View Post
Without an extension in place I think Kovalchuk gets traded to Boston for the #1 pick they stole from Toronto and other players. It makes a ton of sense for Atlanta given the good young players they already have. That #1 pick looks a helluva lot better than any package of players I've seen rumored so far.
Isn't Boston like right up against the cap, almost no wiggle room? They would undoubtedly have to give up at least two roster players just to make room this year, let alone if they wanted to resign him. It makes sense as a rental though if they can swing it.

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