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10-21-2008, 10:42 AM
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Kovalev

We all know about the cardiac troubles he had to go through when he was young.. So Kovy's work ethic has always been a ? in his carreer, again this year some are saying he is getting lazy again.. So recently, top prospect Alexei Cherepanov (19 years old) passed away for what looks like to be a heart attack, some are saying Cherepanov was born with cardiac anomaly.. My question is, do you think its something running in Kovy's head and something that could affect his play at the same time?

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10-21-2008, 10:44 AM
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We all know about the cardiac troubles he had to go through when he was young.. So Kovy's work ethic has always been a ? in his carreer, again this year some are saying he is getting lazy again.. So recently, top prospect Alexei Cherepanov (19 years old) passed away for what looks like to be a heart attack, some are saying Cherepanov was born with cardiac anomaly.. My question is, do you think its something running in Kovy's head and something that could affect his play at the same time?
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That's a very good point, although Kovalev is not the kind of guy that seems to get his heart rate real high during games.

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We all know about the cardiac troubles he had to go through when he was young.. So Kovy's work ethic has always been a ? in his carreer, again this year some are saying he is getting lazy again.. So recently, top prospect Alexei Cherepanov (19 years old) passed away for what looks like to be a heart attack, some are saying Cherepanov was born with cardiac anomaly.. My question is, do you think its something running in Kovy's head and something that could affect his play at the same time?
Nyet.

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10-21-2008, 10:51 AM
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I'm not worried about Kovalev and i think people, surprise surprise, are making a bigger deal out of this then need be. There's rumours that he's pouting now because he isn't on the first PP unit, completely ignoring that the Habs don't have a # 1 or # 2 PP unit, who goes on the PP first often comes down to who was just on the ice

Kovalev's hit 4 posts, and right now, you can tell he's pressing because he's trying to do everything by himself. He'll find him game, i'm not worried one bit

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10-21-2008, 10:51 AM
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Besides, Kovalev hasn't been playing too bad yet. He's been hitting posts again but I think he started last season the same way.

Him and Plekanec are but a few shifts away from piling up the points, i can feel it.

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Besides, Kovalev hasn't been playing too bad yet. He's been hitting posts again but I think he started last season the same way.

Him and Plekanec are but a few shifts away from piling up the points, i can feel it.
I agree, this line will click once again when it finds it's groove.

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10-21-2008, 10:58 AM
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Kovalev has been hitting posts?

Well shucks, that means his performance last year doesn't mean jack squat. Trade him for Gaborik!

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Nyet.
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we gotta be careful for what we wish.


i might be in the minority but i hope Kovy(and a few others) have good seasons but not as good as last year for very obvious reasons


guys like Markov Hammer etc i hope they have career years

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Kovy worked like a horse in the last two periods. I doubt it affects him.

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Kovy worked like a horse in the last two periods. I doubt it affects him.
too late

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10-21-2008, 11:25 AM
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Hes just not getting the bounces right now, it seems the pucks are sliding off his stick right before he shoots and the puck is bouncing when he tries to dangle. Its gonna come and his line is gonna score in bunches when it does.

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We all know about the cardiac troubles he had to go through when he was young.. So Kovy's work ethic has always been a ? in his carreer, again this year some are saying he is getting lazy again.. So recently, top prospect Alexei Cherepanov (19 years old) passed away for what looks like to be a heart attack, some are saying Cherepanov was born with cardiac anomaly.. My question is, do you think its something running in Kovy's head and something that could affect his play at the same time?
How is Kovy getting lazy? He lost 10lbs this summer. I find he is working hard, just a bit snakebitter early on, doesn't make him lazy.

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10-21-2008, 11:50 AM
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I dont like Kovalev throwing the elbow.. I'm afraid he's gonna piss off some players and he'll get trouble..

4 posts?? Since when.. i only catched 2. May you list? someone else said 6!

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I'm not worried about Kovalev and i think people, surprise surprise, are making a bigger deal out of this then need be. There's rumours that he's pouting now because he isn't on the first PP unit, completely ignoring that the Habs don't have a # 1 or # 2 PP unit, who goes on the PP first often comes down to who was just on the ice

Kovalev's hit 4 posts, and right now, you can tell he's pressing because he's trying to do everything by himself. He'll find him game, i'm not worried one bit
The guy is still playing 20 minutes a game. Nothing to pout about !

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Kovalev is a warrior. He gets the job done and he starts slow. He would play to the bitter end if that was the case.

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I find Kovy has been working harder then last year.
Bad bounces and goal posts have hinder his point production thus far.

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10-21-2008, 11:54 AM
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he's still on pace for 30+ goals.
people need to chill

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So Kovy's work ethic has always been a ? in his carreer, again this year some are saying he is getting lazy again..


Oh, Alex Kovalev fans.

I can't wait to see how you guys deal with what Koivu/Higgins/Latendresse fans have been dealing with for the past season. Have fun!

(Kovalev lazy. Jesus... Mats Sundin is lazy. Alex Kovalev is just on a cold streak)

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I have to admit, you hid your agenda well in this thread. Kudos.

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It amaze me how some media can be so severe towards some players and at the same time be so kind towards the same player when things go well. Its unfair towards kovy that as soon as he thus not score goals he is a lazy player and a head case in the locker room. When he thus not score goals they show all the bad plays and forget to show what he did well. No one but no one in the hole montreal media mention the time were kovalev was on the ice with his line on the power play for the hole two minutes in the offensive zone. Sure that two minutes they spend on the ice did not result into a goal but the passing plays they were doing from stick to stick was a thing of beauty. A hole two minutes of making the panthers run after them. The only reason they did not score was because of vokuns play in goal. How no one mention that sequence is beyond me really.

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Kovalev is the best hockey player on that team and he'll prove it once again as the season goes by...

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If 3/4 posts go in we are having a kovy appreciation thread instead.

He's playing fine... the points will come

One thing that has to happen though is that Kovy/Markov should not be split on the PP... the PP is so much more dangerous if both of them are on the ice. Kovy/Markov stay together and Koivu's line goes with Hamrlik.

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10-21-2008, 12:50 PM
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How is Kovy getting lazy? He lost 10lbs this summer. I find he is working hard, just a bit snakebitter early on, doesn't make him lazy.
Im not saying he is lazing this year, some people have been saying this (la zone, 110%).. What I personally think is that he doesnt work well, he tries to do too much by himself, doesnt use his linemates well..

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