Thread: Confirmed with Link: Kovalchuk Deal Rejected
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07-20-2010, 09:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Jules801 View Post
Initial reaction is, "ha hah, funny". But then I think how everything "hinged" on him and is why we lost Gags.
Seriously. What if the Devils had already moved salary today (not that Lou would be that stupid, but theoretically), and then this happened? SOL?

It is funny that it happened after the press conf. I'd imagine they'll get together and find a contract that works, but in the future for these big signings they need to have league officials there to approve it quickly.

Originally Posted by DenverBoone View Post
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.
They had to draw the line somewhere. The contracts were getting progressively more extreme, and now the line is drawn.

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