Ilya Kovalchuk’s desire to remain in the KHL must have burned Lou Lamoriello and the Devils up.
It’s time for the league’s owners to voice their concerns and let Bettman know that he does not have the authority to ruin the NHL. The fans need to get louder and voice their concerns as well. The time is now, or the season will be gone before you know it.
There has been a lot of blood spilled and tears shed over the years and it looks like there could be more since the league is asking for players to accept a much smaller percentage of revenue in the next deal than it receives currently.
The union made the announcement Saturday. It said the players voted overwhelmingly to appoint Fehr after the executive board’s endorsement.