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via Tom Gulitti tweet,

It’s official, Papework done. Kovy a Devil for next 15 years.

from Dan Rosen of NHL.com,

The Ilya Kovalchuk saga has come to an end.

Kovalchuk will be a New Jersey Devil after all, and the circumvention investigations of the contracts for Roberto Luongo, Marc Savard, Chris Pronger and Marian Hossa will not be pursued.

Earlier Saturday, the National Hockey League and the National Hockey League Players’ Association agreed to a global settlement to cease the investigations linked to cap circumvention for the above contracts while adopting regulations to govern long-term contracts of five or more years.

The regulations will be added as a supplement to the Collective Bargaining Agreement and apply to all contracts signed from today. As a result, NHL officials agreed to register the new Kovalchuk contract as it was submitted by New Jersey last week and terminate their reviews of the contracts already registered for Luongo, Savard, Pronger and Hossa.

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Moq's avatar

The artistic value unconsidered, that sounds like the best solution to all parties concerned. It might even preemptive fierce battling over some of the problematic divisive issues scheduled for the next CBA.

Posted by Moq from Denmark on 09/04/10 at 06:07 AM ET

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