2010 NHL Free Agency: The Ilya Kovalchuk Saga Continues

July 11th, 2010 by Derrick Lightfoot Leave a reply »
The World Cup is over, and I'm not that big into baseball, so the only thing I can cling to sports wise right now is the Kovalchuk saga—but it's safe to say most want this story to end (the New York Post even reported a Canadian national TV outlet has proposed a LeBron-esque one-hour special as to where he will play, but this is the same post that reported Kovalchuk signed with the Devils a few days ago).

Apparently though, once the Kovalchuk signing concludes, a lot of trades will fall into place.

There were reports earlier that Kovalchuk was going to sign with his off-again, on-again girlfriend the Los Angeles Kings tomorrow, but those have been squashed by Kings GM Dean Lombardi.

Don't expect a signing tomorrow, but there will be talks between Lombardi and Kovalchuk. Lombardi told TSN, "Ilya is coming to LA for face-to-face discussions, just like any free agent would. We are long way from agreeing on contract." Kovalchuk is expected to arrive in Los Angeles tonight and to meet with the Kings tomorrow.

Right when it seems there are no updates, we get tidbits like this on the Kovalchuk front. Earlier, there were people saying ...

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