Kovalchuk is like the Hindenburg, you can't look away as the thing goes up in flames. While the fat lady has yet to sing fans in LA have had plenty of time to formulate their thoughts, opinions and conclusions.
Now that (Kings) readers have been able to step back from the situation I wonder what their overall consensus is. I hope the choices are well enough delineated and varied to properly encompass your views. If not please add your specific viewpoint under "comments"; those agreeing can vote in the reply section.
Now that LA has the benefit of 20/20 hindsight in respect to Kovalchuk as a King what is your opinion?
What is your closing opinion of the Kovalchuk affair?
A) Still wish we signed him (10 votes)
B) He was the key to a near term Cup run and building a perennial winning team (8 votes)
C) Under the Cap he would prove too costly to properly build a perennial winning team (23 votes)
D) He lacks the attitude to drive a team to success Glad he not in LA (16 votes)
E) Just happy that he is not a King, regardless (6 votes)
63 total votes