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#10521 Colin226

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Posted 27 August 2010 - 04:40 PM

i would hope well exceeding the hossa deal. 3M per would be nice. so okay assuming 15/100:

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i think the NHL would have a hard time rejecting that contract and having it stick.


If I remember correctly, the timing of the NMC/NTC switch was part of Bloch's ruling.. I think he said it showed the Devils had an escape plan for the deal when Kovy was like 39 or 40 and he saw it as being a way to circumvent the deal.. I'm not 100% on that though
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Posted 27 August 2010 - 04:45 PM

it's not the length - it's the fact that kovalchuk is 42 at the end of it, making it unlikely he'll be playing.


what if we inject him with stuff like they did to Ivan Drago in Rocky IV
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Posted 27 August 2010 - 04:47 PM

what if we inject him with stuff like they did to Ivan Drago in Rocky IV


i'm quite sure that would violate some form of policy in sports today... just a hunch
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Posted 27 August 2010 - 04:49 PM

what if we inject him with stuff like they did to Ivan Drago in Rocky IV


Nah, we may as well just have him work out like Rocky did. He won, afterall. But remember... if he can change, and we can change.... everyone can change!!!
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Posted 27 August 2010 - 04:51 PM

If the contract is accepted, the devils should do another press conference but this time have yakov smirnoff MC the event. :whistling:


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Posted 27 August 2010 - 04:54 PM

Nah, we may as well just have him work out like Rocky did. He won, afterall. But remember... if he can change, and we can change.... everyone can change!!!


haha...."he is not a machine... he's a man!"

i would love to see kovy get interviewed and go to bettman " i must break you "
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Posted 27 August 2010 - 05:20 PM

Lou was probably trying to bring the deal down as slowly as possible to keep the cap hit as manageable as possible. Instead of jumping straight to the 13-year/$91M deal spoken of so much around here, it probably went something like this:

Lou: How about $102M over 17 years.
Daly: We already rejected that.
Lou: OK, how about $101.5M over 17 years.
Daly: Come on, man.
Lou: OK, how about $101M over 16.5 years.
Daly: You can't have half-years in contracts.
Lou: OK, how about $101M over 16 years.
Daly: You're breakin' my balls, Lou.
Lou: OK, how about $101M over 16 years.
Daly: You just said that!
Lou: OK, how about $102M over 17 years.
Daly: You're going in the wrong direction there, chief.
Lou: OK, how about $100.5M over 16 years.
Daly: Only Luongo can play til he's 43.
Lou: OK, How about ... hey, that's B.S.!
Daly: Suck it.
Lou: You suck it.
Daly: Do you wanna sign this Kovalchuk guy or what?
Lou: OK, how about $100M over 15 years.
Daly: I don't hate that.
Lou: Suck it.

:lol: Dude, that's awesome.
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Posted 27 August 2010 - 05:20 PM

At this rate page 600 is in sight before a signing announcement
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Posted 27 August 2010 - 05:35 PM

can anybody seriously put together a list of all the times that we were told to wait for a decision... i really dont feel doing it but im sure it would be pretty impressive
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Posted 27 August 2010 - 05:37 PM

So since the major news has quieted, I figured I'd go a little off topic.

Just for kicks, I decided to visit Єklund (2.3% accurate)'s twitter. After a full 26 hours of not posting anything (including all the Kovy news), he finally posts with "Sorry folks. Crazy morning at the homestead. Blogging now." Then, TWO HOURS later, he writes a blog post whose entirety is: "Source: kovalchuk to nj is done (E5) more to come." So it took him 2 hours to write ten words, and I bet he's done for the day. Gotta say, career-wise, I'm a little jealous.
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Posted 27 August 2010 - 05:43 PM

I don't mean to be a downer but kovy for life would really suck if he got hurt or stopped caring since he has this set for life no matter what contract.....he owes us a few cups after all this

Why couldn't he just take an 8 or 9 yr deal w the same annual salary? Unless he really cares about money
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Posted 27 August 2010 - 05:53 PM

I don't mean to be a downer but kovy for life would really suck if he got hurt or stopped caring since he has this set for life no matter what contract.....he owes us a few cups after all this

Why couldn't he just take an 8 or 9 yr deal w the same annual salary? Unless he really cares about money


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Posted 27 August 2010 - 05:55 PM

When the league rejects this I hope he does go to the KHL.
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Posted 27 August 2010 - 06:00 PM

This site calls Kovalchuk a right wing... http://nhl.fanhouse....r-nhl-approval/
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Posted 27 August 2010 - 06:32 PM

When the league rejects this I hope he does go to the KHL.


remember when the devils would never have time to get a deal done
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Posted 27 August 2010 - 06:38 PM

remember when the devils would never have time to get a deal done

I like being wrong.
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Posted 27 August 2010 - 06:54 PM

wow activity has really diminished. its like people are going back to their lives.
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Posted 27 August 2010 - 07:03 PM

i am absoluty battered d i have beenee drinkeign for ages and then i see this, and you know what screw kovy, i fhe goes, then fine, we are still the devils, we have oour pride and values and the systmes as pk will tell you. Kovy signing in not tthe be all and end all of this franchise.

Parise and mb are srtill here and we get it done every year.

so up yours butman . no matter what were still the red white and blaccck!! 3 cups and the rangersss suckas!!
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Posted 27 August 2010 - 07:22 PM

i am absoluty battered d i have beenee drinkeign for ages and then i see this, and you know what screw kovy, i fhe goes, then fine, we are still the devils, we have oour pride and values and the systmes as pk will tell you. Kovy signing in not tthe be all and end all of this franchise.

Parise and mb are srtill here and we get it done every year.

so up yours butman . no matter what were still the red white and blaccck!! 3 cups and the rangersss suckas!!


the sad thing this is the most accurate he's spelled anything this year. lol
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Posted 27 August 2010 - 07:30 PM

the sad thing this is the most accurate he's spelled anything this year. lol



I might not be able to spell but it indddicates you read what i post which is more that i can say about my knowledge of your sh!tty contributions!!!!
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