Thread: OT: Kovalchuk a UFA
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08-09-2010, 07:55 PM
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Originally Posted by MrNasty View Post
at last, common sense prevails.

Laws work the same way; even if a law it is not written explicitly, intent of the law usually prevails in court.
Exactly.

Which made me shake my head a whole lot at Denis Poissant's poor article and analysis. The NHL didn't add their trump card rule for nothing.

Can't believe this guy gets paid to write.

Once the league refused the contract, Lamoriello knew full well that an appeal would be useless. The NHLPA did it anyway, as any union would do for one of its members. The NHLPA didn't do it for Kovy though, IMO, they did it for the next CBA negociations.

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