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    Quote Originally Posted by jgs View Post
    Why is Blaake even wasting his time talking to him. He is 35 years old and will ask for too much money. Plus he stiffed the Kings last time he talked to them.
    Not what happened. We went thru this at the time, and many folks didn't understand what was going on.

    Liewieke desperately wanted Kovalchuk and Lombardi most definitely did not. Lombardi was instructed to pursue him, used the experience to his benefit and ultimately put Kovalchuk off of the idea.

    He was never going to play under Dean Lombardi.

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    Hopefully, he ain't gonna be playing here now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mondo Blando View Post
    Not what happened. We went thru this at the time, and many folks didn't understand what was going on.

    Liewieke desperately wanted Kovalchuk and Lombardi most definitely did not. Lombardi was instructed to pursue him, used the experience to his benefit and ultimately put Kovalchuk off of the idea.

    He was never going to play under Dean Lombardi.
    Ding! Ding! Ding! We Have a WINNER!

    Lombardi knew the ultimate insult to a Russian is to put your feet up on the desk and that's EXACTLY What Lombardi did.

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    I'll vomit if Kovy signs here for anything more than a 1 year deal.

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    Sign him to the same deal that was given to the Squid.

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