Thread: News Article: Kovalchuk Signs with the Devils
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07-19-2010, 05:45 PM
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Originally Posted by TonySCV View Post
Sure they got a good deal. Why didn't they get a better deal? Why not 18 or 19 years? Why not 21?

At some point term becomes a problem. 17 years is nuts. He's going to be past his prime with 10 years remaining on his deal.
He's not going to play the last 5 years of his contract (age 39-44) for $550k.

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