Thread: Salary Cap: $59 million in 2010-11?
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04-21-2010, 07:38 PM
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Originally Posted by azrok22 View Post
I think you're selling Kovalchuk short. He doesn't have the physicality or personality of Ovechkin, but his deking, skating and vision are all superb. He also has never had the supporting cast Ovechkin has in Washington (no, the Devils do not count, they have been a ~.430 team since January... the Devils ship has been sinking since long before Kovalchuk arrived).
His dekeing, speed etc may all be superb, but no where near a guy like Ovechkins(#1 creative player in the game).
Nobody is saying the Devils sinking ship is b/c of Kovalchuk. In fact, I said if there is a situation you want someone like Kovalchuk on your team; it's a situation like the devils w/ so many 2 way guys. It's the appropiate support cast for a guy like Kovy. Detroit would be another good fit.

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