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#41 SMantzas

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Posted 06 September 2013 - 11:57 PM

You spelled 'boredom' wrong.


Lol it was on the right side of the main page under "recommended". No digging at all
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#42 LucifersDog

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Posted 07 September 2013 - 12:08 AM

What a difference a year makes
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Posted 07 September 2013 - 09:36 AM

And the reality about Kovy, he didn't necessarily want to be a Devil. Three teams made offers for him, two when you immediately eliminate the Islanders (compared to a reported 15-20 for Zach). But the Kings offer wasn't even in the same ballpark. And if Kovy's hometown was in the NHL, I bet he'd be looking to sign there too. Not saying Kovy can't be everything people want him to be here or close to it, but we don't need to make sh!t up about a great player and his time in NJ to put Kovy on a pedestal.

 

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#44 devilsrule33

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Posted 07 September 2013 - 11:10 AM

Do you ever get tired of being right all the time, DR33?

 

Ha, all I knew was this:

 

"They build it up just to burn it back down

 They build it up just to burn it back down"

 

Everyone was so angry with Zach that they built up Kovy to something he was not to feel a lot better about the situation. That was a mistake. And once, just like people who said all these great things about Zach's game only to change their mind, and say he didn't do crap in the playoffs or the Cup run....have done the same with Kovy, now talking about how he wasn't even that good to begin with and was lazy, etc. Not everyone, but a lot of people.

 

I love the Devils and sports, but I rarely ever get emotionally attached to players or care what they do with their lives. I was gutted when Kovy retired. But never angry at the player. His life. His decision. Not going to try and walk in his shoes. 


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#45 NJDevs4978

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Posted 07 September 2013 - 11:30 AM

To be fair he could have signed in the KHL when he was a FA last time (and threatened to do so) but he didn't.  If we didn't have a lockout odds are this thread isn't bumped.  But yeah people were making Kovy out to be more than what he was regardless.  I mean people acted like his contract showed he was selfless because the cap hit was small which wasn't the case at all - he got his money over the first ten years of the deal and the Devils paid for it dearly, so it wasn't exactly selfless.


Edited by NJDevs4978, 07 September 2013 - 11:37 AM.

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#46 cgb6397

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Posted 07 September 2013 - 12:16 PM

Bumping this was a real dick move. I am sad now.


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Posted 07 September 2013 - 01:09 PM

Kovy couldn't lead a dog to dog poop


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#48 Devils Pride 26

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Posted 07 September 2013 - 06:23 PM

This was the most frustrating part about Kovy leaving. That cup run had so many people buy into Kovalchuk and defend him. Just have us something to believe in. I'm still more sad than mad to be honest.
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Posted 09 September 2013 - 01:28 AM

Kovy is now 'leading' SKA with  1A 0G in 2GP with a minus 1 rating despite his team having a plus 6 goal differential. :P


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