Bleeding Blue and White: Kovy…UFA Again, Kaberle Talks Getting ‘Wild’

July 20th, 2010 by Cale Loney Leave a reply »
Hello, and welcome to Bleeding Blue and White . The purpose of this article is to review the latest news, moves and rumours in Leafs Nation, and to do it in an in-depth way.

According to last weeks poll, 54.8 percent of you think that the Leafs roster is almost good enough to start the season. Well, who am I to say that you're wrong? So let us look and see what this week has in store for Leafs Nation.

Let July 20 be the day that Leafs Nation (and the rest of the NHL) were ALMOST freed from the oppressive rule of Russian Tsar, Ilya Kovalchuk. His majesty came to a regal decision Monday to sign with the New Jersey Devils for a 17 year, $102 million contract. 

In signing this contract, Mr. Kovalchuk officially re-opened the free agency season for the other hundred or so free agents also looking for jobs. That was until Gary Bettman decided to put an "not entirely backed by the actual CBA" axe to the contract.

A blink of an eye after our alleged freedom, the Philadelphia Flyers and the Tampa Bay lightning sealed the deal on a trade that will see Simon Gagne join the Bolts and see depth Dman Matt Walker and a fourth rounder go to the ...

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