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Given Richard Bloch's Ruling, What Exactly is the "Line in the Sand" for Future NHL Contracts?

Given the language of Richard Bloch's ruling that sustained the NHL's rejection of New Jersey's contract with Ilya Kovalchuk, I ask an important yet difficult question: What exactly is the "line in the sand" now for future NHL contracts?

Could the Ilya Kovalchuk decision impact CBA negotiations?

The Ilya Kovalchuk decision will come down either Friday or Monday. It will obviously impact the New Jersey Devils and the Atlantic Division, but what repercussions might it cast on future CBA negotiations?

Arbitration of Ilya Kovalchuk's Contract Rejection Ended Today: A Summary So Far

The arbitration hearing between the NHL and the NHLPA over the league's rejection of the contract between Ilya Kovalchuk and the New Jersey Devils ended today. I summarize all of the reported news and find that all procedures have followed Article 11.6(a) of the CBA.

Rink Side Radio Tonight From 9-10: Jeff Marek Edition

Rink Side Radio Tonight From 9-10: Jeff Marek Edition

Article 11.6, Not Article 26.13 is Happening After Ilya Kovalchuk Contract Rejection

After explaining why I don't think Ilya Kovalchuk's contract with the New Jersey Devils violated Article 50, I explain that the current procedure after rejection that's being followed is Article 11.6 and people shouldn't worry about Article 26.13.

The question will become: Do you apply a subjective standard — that the club and the player and the ...

The question will become: Do you apply a subjective standard — that the club and the player and the agent knew he wasn't going to play this long? That could be tough to prove. What did the parties actually believe, or what could be fairly inferred from the circumstances? But if it's an objective standard, it's just: Would a reasonably prudent club and player believe this player is likely to finish out the duration of his contract? That's a little easier standard for the league to prove. -Matt Mitten, a law professor at Marquette University and director of Marquette Law School's National Sports Law Institute, speaking to NYMag.com (h/t to our pals at Blueland Chronicle). Any would-be or actual lawyers want to chime in on this?

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Few NHL stars play past 40

Ilya Kovalchuk's rejected contract would have taken him to 44. How many NHL players actually get that far? A look at recent retired star NHL players.

NHL Rejects Ilya Kovalchuk Contract with New Jersey - Why? & Why Now?

The NHL rejected Ilya Kovalchuk's contract this evening - AFTER the Devils have announced it with a press conference. I am stunned with not only why this is happening but also with why this is happening now.

Reasons why the NHL can reject Ilya Kovalchuk's contract

Why can the NHL reject contracts such as Ilya Kovalchuk's? A look inside the CBA.

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