Agent: Pronger, Hossa, Savard, Luongo Contracts Will Stand

August 11th, 2010 by Trent Reinsmith Leave a reply »
The drama involving the NHL usually ends in early June when the Stanley Cup-winning team skates around the ice with the Cup held over its heads.  This summer, the drama seems to be reaching a fever pitch in August.

Since the NHL won the arbitration hearing regarding the structure of Ilya Kovalchuk's contract, questions regarding some previously signed and approved contracts have arisen.

The Boston Bruins and the Vancouver Canucks have acknowledged that the NHL has been looking into the contracts of Marc Savard and Roberto Luongo.  

Philadelphia Flyers president Peter Luukko has a different view, telling, "The contract with Chris Pronger that we registered with the National Hockey League is one we certainly feel was a compliant contract.  The Pronger contract is structured differently than the Kovalchuk contract. And it's been in effect well over a year."

Chicago Blackhawks brass has been silent in regard to Marian Hossa's deal.  On the other hand, the NHL has not. League vice president of public relations Gary Meagher has said the Hossa deal is one that the league is "looking at."

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