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#161 LOTCB

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Posted 02 February 2010 - 01:24 PM

Maybe this is Potvin's way of getting back at Rangers fans for the Potvin sucks chants: make a rumor that he is going to the Devils?? :P
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Posted 02 February 2010 - 01:29 PM

When...been listening for a while an interview with Myers


Just before the Myers interview. The asked their quest about where the Kovalchuk deal was going and he said LA was a possibility but now it looks like he'll end up in the east and the flyers and devs are the names around kovalchuk
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Posted 02 February 2010 - 01:35 PM

The suspense is killing me. How sexy does this look?

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I am salivating at the thought of this rumor SOMEHOW being true!

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Posted 02 February 2010 - 01:39 PM

The suspense is killing me. How sexy does this look?

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I am salivating at the thought of this rumor SOMEHOW being true!


Very sexy...heck I was thinking about making one a few years ago just to piss off Thrashers fans when I watch the Devils play them at Philips Arena.
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Posted 02 February 2010 - 01:40 PM

http://pa-in.faceboo....#s280461231027

Audio is up on facebook. It is at the very end of Potvins segment.

He sounds serious, and likens this move to the Mogilny one.

Immediately before he starts talking about it, they were discussing how some players don't work in some systems. They talked about how Jokinen didn't work in Calgary b/c he didn't play good D.
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Posted 02 February 2010 - 01:42 PM

Rumor is on ESPN rumor chart too.
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Posted 02 February 2010 - 01:45 PM

Amazing how this is spreading like wildfire. We should all start calling the Devils Team Store in The Rock and ask them when the Kovalchuk jerseys are coming in! :yay:
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Posted 02 February 2010 - 01:46 PM

Amazing how this is spreading like wildfire. We should all start calling the Devils Team Store in The Rock and ask them when the Kovalchuk jerseys are coming in! :yay:


Hahaha...totally!
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Posted 02 February 2010 - 01:48 PM

Amazing how this is spreading like wildfire. We should all start calling the Devils Team Store in The Rock and ask them when the Kovalchuk jerseys are coming in! :yay:



They probably know that Lou hates it when his moves are mentioned in the media and are spreading it to guarantee Lou doesn't do it. :evil:
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Posted 02 February 2010 - 01:57 PM

I know it's fun to speculate, but this just isn't happening for the reasons that are obvious to everyone... the asking price will be too high for a player who will not resign at the end of the year. Also, I think everyone knows that if you're talking trade with the Devils, you don't leak the existence of negotiations to the press, or else Lou won't deal with you in the future.

This is one of two things: either (1) someone's idle speculation being turned to into a rumor; or (2) Atlanta or some other third party planting rumors that will drive up the perceived demand.
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Posted 02 February 2010 - 01:58 PM

http://pa-in.facebook.com/posted.php...#s280461231027

Audio is up on facebook. It is at the very end of Potvins segment.

He sounds serious, and likens this move to the Mogilny one.

Immediately before he starts talking about it, they were discussing how some players don't work in some systems. They talked about how Jokinen didn't work in Calgary b/c he didn't play good D.



link doesnt work? can you post full link without all the dots.
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Posted 02 February 2010 - 02:00 PM

Yeah that audio link doesn't work for me either.
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Posted 02 February 2010 - 02:01 PM

This would make my teenage years complete if we got him.
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Posted 02 February 2010 - 02:01 PM

What does Єklund (2.3% accurate) (2.3% accurate) say about this deal? Is it E5 yet?
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Posted 02 February 2010 - 02:01 PM

link doesnt work? can you post full link without all the dots.

http://pa-in.facebook.com/posted.php?id=2425696863&share_id=280461231027&comments=1#s280461231027
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Posted 02 February 2010 - 02:02 PM

I just listened to the audio. Potvin obviously wasn't saying a deal was done, he said it would make sense in the same way the Mogilny deal made sense for the Devils. My own speculation is he sounds like he believes the Devils are making a push for Kovalchuk, like they did when they got Mogilny, based upon his tone and how he says things.
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Posted 02 February 2010 - 02:02 PM

I know it's fun to speculate, but this just isn't happening for the reasons that are obvious to everyone... the asking price will be too high for a player who will not resign at the end of the year. Also, I think everyone knows that if you're talking trade with the Devils, you don't leak the existence of negotiations to the press, or else Lou won't deal with you in the future.


Your second reason is more likely than the first for why this won't happen. Lou's been known to kill trades as soon as any rumor of it surfaces. But I think a lot of people are overestimating the cost of a rental player. It won't be peanuts, but it wouldn't take Parise, Elias, half the farm and a 1st.
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Posted 02 February 2010 - 02:10 PM

Maybe he didn't mean for it to come out that way but he definitely said, "oh and did you hear Kovalchuk is going to the New Jersey Devils?" and then he goes into talking about the Mogilny deal.
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Posted 02 February 2010 - 02:12 PM

Maybe he didn't mean for it to come out that way but he definitely said, "oh and did you hear Kovalchuk is going to the New Jersey Devils?" and then he goes into talking about the Mogilny deal.


that's a conversational way to talk about a rumor.
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Posted 02 February 2010 - 02:14 PM

im calling the devils den.
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