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“Russian Factor” Fears Leave Top Talent Unaccounted For

“Russian Factor” Fears Leave Top Talent Unaccounted For

In hockey circles, the summer of 2010 has been referred to jokingly as the “Summer of Kovalchuk,” after then 27-year-old Ilya Kovalchuk dragged out negotiations for weeks before signing a gargantuan 17-year contract with the

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3-0 Shutout Sends Flyers to 0-3 Season Start

3-0 Shutout Sends Flyers to 0-3 Season Start

Philadelphia Flyers head coach Peter Laviolette mixed up his forward line and defensive pair combinations ahead of tonight's game against the New Jersey Devils in an attempt to develop chemistry. The experiments blew up in

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New Jersey Devils Cap Woes Could Ruin Season

Philadelphia Flyers fans understand the frustration that arises from being handcuffed by a salary cap. As a team built every season to “win now,” the Flyers are very often right up against the cap. In

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NHL Amends CBA to Avoid Further Embarrassment

According to TSN, the NHL will approve the revised contract between free agent superstar Ilya Kovalchuk and the New Jersey Devils. The original (and unprecedented) 17-year contract that the league rejected is now a 15-year

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Could Kovalchuk contract rejection affect Pronger?

The 17-year, $102 million contract between free agent superstar Ilya Kovalchuk and the New Jersey Devils that was rejected by the NHL, has also been rejected by the arbitrator between the NHL and the NHLPA.

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NHL Blocks Kovalchuk Signing

According to TSN, the NHL will block the unprecedented 17-year, $102 million contract that was announced yesterday between superstar free agent Ilya Kovalchuk and the New Jersey Devils.  The contract was front loaded tremendously, paying

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Simon Gagne Trade Rumors Continue to Fly

There are multiple teams rumored to be possible destinations for left winger Simon Gagne, but the two most likely options (should Gagne actually waive his no-trade-clause) are the Los Angeles Kings and the Tampa Bay

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Gagne Asked to Waive No-Trade-Clause; Rumored Blockbuster Trade a Bust

“Not sure who started this. I have not been on the radio, Fan 590, or anywhere else talking about a big trade. Someone's imagination at work.” TSN’s Dan Dreger tweeted this after rumors began circulating

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