hf101 Posted March 7, 2014 Share Posted March 7, 2014 The NHL reversed the penalty on the Devils for the Kolvalchuk cap circummvention today. Basically using the excuse that the new owners had nothing to do with it. Cry "poor me" here, Lou knew exactly what he was doing when he signed Kolvalchuk to that enormous contract. The NHL has released the following statement…The Devils recently applied to the League for reconsideration and relief from a portion of the original penalty, citing primarily changes in circumstances which, in the Club’s view, changed the appropriateness of the sanctions initially imposed.After due and thorough consideration, the League has decided that a modification of the original circumvention penalty associated with the Kovalchuk contract is warranted.http://prohockeytalk.nbcsports.com/2014/03/06/dealing-with-the-devils-nhl-reverses-kovalchuk-punishment/related/ A number of teams have an issue with this, I surely hope one of them is the Flyers. The NHL didn't change the rule regarding LTIR for players like Pronger whose injuries make it impossible for them to play out their contract. But surely Lou finds a way. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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