Thread: News Article: Lou Article on Kovy
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04-01-2010, 11:12 AM
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Originally Posted by Juneemoon View Post
There's only one problem in y'alls logic...Jay Grossman is his agent and he is a f***kin snake. And Ilya gives him complete carte blanche when it comes to his contract negotiations. Ilya may very well stay in New Jersey, but if you think you're going to get any kind of discount you're dreaming.
Ilya has the final word, not his agent. If IK says "I want to resign with the Devils for league minimum", he has no choice but to go with what his client wants. His agent wants the best contract for his player cause he's getting a % of that same contract and if his agent had "carte blanche" as you say, he would've taken the Atlanta offer and ended it right than and there... but it didn't happen.

Kovy is the one that will decide were he plays and if it's NJ, he'll take whatever offer Lou seems reasonable and if IK or his agent dissagree... he'll sign elsewere, period.

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