NHL Today (9/3): Kovalchuk, Pronger, Savard, Greiss, Guerin, Maltby, and More

September 3rd, 2010 by John Tabone Leave a reply »
*Sorry for not having an update for the last two days. I just came home from a 12 hour flight! Updates will once again be daily.*



Ilya Kovalchuk

As you may already know, the NHL's deadline has been moved to 5 PM EST on Friday (today). Could it finally be over today? Let's hope so since training camp is just around the corner.  

Unfortunately, the 5 PM deadline looks like it could be extended (once again) though as the NHL and NHLPA are having their own disputes that seem like they are finally being fixed. The disputes have come out of this Kovalchuk fiasco regarding the several front-loaded long-term contracts and since the disputes are coming to an end, expect both parties (NHL and Kovalchuk's group) to be clear of what is allowed and what is not allowed.

Therefore, the 5 PM deadline looks like it could be extended by a few hours or maybe even a few more days. 

Note that the KHL offer still stands and if the NHL rejects the contract, Kovalchuk will be moving to Russia for a nice contract. So be on the lookout for more updates today!

UPDATE: The NHL has accepted Koval ...

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