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#861 ThreeCups

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Posted 06 July 2010 - 06:11 AM

Hopefully today is the day....this is getting absurd!
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Posted 06 July 2010 - 06:49 AM

Clearly he is waiting for Potvin to announce it.
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Posted 06 July 2010 - 06:52 AM

The only conclusion I can draw from all of this: looks like Kovalchuk and his camp viewed the Devils as the fallback option throughout this process, and I'm guessing that he's almost praying that LA has a change of heart and steps up their offer "before it's too late." This whole situation reminds me of K-Rod's signing with the Mets...he got a nice offer from his previous team during the season, spurned it because he thought there was going to be a big market for his services come free agency, only to find out that that market simply didn't exist. IF Kovy re-signs (and who the hell has the slightest idea what's going on anymore...certainly not any njdevs.com posters who claim to have inside sources), I hope he at least doesn't insult anyone's intelligence at a press conference by stating that he's just thrilled to remain with the Devils.
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Posted 06 July 2010 - 06:58 AM

I really hope this ends soon!
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Posted 06 July 2010 - 07:18 AM

RusHockeyFans Sport-Express is reporting that negotiations between SKA and Kovalchuk are "in the closing stage". 4 years, $40m (including bonuses)

from twitter this am
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Posted 06 July 2010 - 07:22 AM

RusHockeyFans Sport-Express is reporting that negotiations between SKA and Kovalchuk are "in the closing stage". 4 years, $40m (including bonuses)

from twitter this am

How many times have Russian websites reported Kovy is going to sign there? Plus I think Kovy could get more then 10 million a year in Russia.
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Posted 06 July 2010 - 07:29 AM

How many times have Russian websites reported Kovy is going to sign there? Plus I think Kovy could get more then 10 million a year in Russia.


As many that american websites reported kovy is going to sign in NJ or L.A
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Posted 06 July 2010 - 07:37 AM

Moustic: Exactly! lol
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Posted 06 July 2010 - 08:12 AM

That douchebag Єklund (2.3% accurate) (2.3% accurate) has a bunch of crap pouring out of his arse about this situation:

I still think Kovalchuk signs in NJ...

However....Wild speculation and rumors abound in the last hour...

*I am hearing the Rangers are in this.
*The Devils are trying to make a major trade with St. Louis.
*The Kings could get back in.
*Another source says the Leafs came in...
*Even rumors of the Thrashers...


Why do I even bother reading his crap.

I just want him to decide so we can move on either way.
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Posted 06 July 2010 - 08:16 AM

at any rate, TG just twittered these...

When asked if team has enough cap room: "Don't worry about my cap."
2 minutes ago via web

TGfireandice
That was concerning Kovlachuk. He would not comment when asked if he expected anything to happen with Kovalchuk today.
3 minutes ago via web

TGfireandice
Just got off the phone with Lamoriello: "Everything is status quo. There is nothing to comment on."
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Posted 06 July 2010 - 08:19 AM

LOL, gotta love Lou.


HERE WE GO KOVY! SIGN TODAY! EARLY SO I CAN GET SOME WORK DONE!
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Posted 06 July 2010 - 08:20 AM

Me and njd3b1ink made a "rap" i guess you could call it about how Lou should sign Kovy.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIMRxKAt3so
hopefully Lou signs him tomorrow so we can stop all this Kovy madness. :koolaid:


Awesome!
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Posted 06 July 2010 - 08:21 AM

The only conclusion I can draw from all of this: looks like Kovalchuk and his camp viewed the Devils as the fallback option throughout this process, and I'm guessing that he's almost praying that LA has a change of heart and steps up their offer "before it's too late." This whole situation reminds me of K-Rod's signing with the Mets...he got a nice offer from his previous team during the season, spurned it because he thought there was going to be a big market for his services come free agency, only to find out that that market simply didn't exist. IF Kovy re-signs (and who the hell has the slightest idea what's going on anymore...certainly not any njdevs.com posters who claim to have inside sources), I hope he at least doesn't insult anyone's intelligence at a press conference by stating that he's just thrilled to remain with the Devils.


yeah, he should just say that he's unhappy with new jersey and wishes he could wear ranger blue. gimme a break. part of the reason why the devils are a fallback is that they can't give him the money that atlanta offered him.
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Posted 06 July 2010 - 08:22 AM

DON"T WORRY ABOUT MY CAP

I AM THE LAWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW

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Posted 06 July 2010 - 08:22 AM

By the way, I'm still thinking the KHL is an option. 4 years KHL would lead to the Olympics and there might not be a restriction on playing in them, whereas in the NHL there might be by then.

Just speculating.
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Posted 06 July 2010 - 08:23 AM

Mrthemike - the NHL will play in 2014...they are just withholding it for negogiation with both the IIHF and NHLPA.
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Posted 06 July 2010 - 08:24 AM

Maybe I'm just being too hopeful but I'm starting to think Kovalchuk made up his mind and will sign here, but it won't become official until after someone gets bought out after Fraser's arbitration hearing. I know you can go 10% over the cap in the offseason, but I guess Fraser filing for arbitration in order for the team to cut salary would be less suspicious if it's done before Kovalchuk signs.
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Posted 06 July 2010 - 08:28 AM

"Don't worry about my cap."

Classic.
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Posted 06 July 2010 - 08:29 AM

"Dont worry about my cap", what a jerk, hahaha
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Posted 06 July 2010 - 08:30 AM

Maybe this thread's name should be changed to No New Kovy Update. :noclue:
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