Thread: Confirmed with Link: Kovalchuk Deal Rejected
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07-20-2010, 10:56 PM
Garbage Goal
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Originally Posted by healthyscratch View Post
I hear ya, but the last 5 years of his contract are a joke. There's nothing similar to this deal. The 10-12 year contracts of Hossa and Zetterberg are similar but this one crosses the line by a far margin. If the league doesn't do something now then Carter is getting a 30 year contract next summer.
That's only if the league will argue that it circumvents the cap too. I think, although I'm not entirely sure, that they can just argue that they don't believe Kovalchuk will play out the contract if they want.

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