ILYA KOVALCHUK CLAIMS COMING TO LOS ANGELES HELPED HIM DECIDE ON NEW JERSEY " S U R L Y & S C R I B E Los Angeles Kings Hockey Domain
"Nobody put any timing on me, so I decided to take my time, to go there (to L.A.), met the general manager, a couple of guys on the team and that only helped me to make my decision."
Unless he followed that with, "...to come to LA after my brilliant scheme to get the league to destroy the Devils renders me a free agent," I don't see how he has much of a chance to come to LA if the opportunity presents itself. But who am I fooling?
Actually, I'm sure he was just responding to how slightly not-good it looked that he went to L.A. and did the big tease only to sign with New Jersey. If that made him uncomfortable, I wonder how he feels now.