Thread: Confirmed with Link: Kovalchuk Deal Rejected
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07-20-2010, 09:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Garbage Goal View Post
Kovalchuk's contract was far more blatant and unrealistic then any contract ever given out before it. Kovalchuk's deal ends at the age of 44. Hossa's ends at the age of 42 and Hossa is the second worst deal I can think of, after that Kovalchuk deal of course.

I'm sure if the Devils can figure out a way to take roughly two years off of that contract then the NHL would be fine with it.

Kovalchuk will still probably be a Devil. Unless LA steals NJ's idea and gives him a similar deal.
Granted it looks bad in the sense that the NHL is not acting consistently, but props for finally taking a stand against this buoyshiot. It had to happen sooner or later.

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