SI: IK PP 86

Although I am still observing my own personal Kovalchuk Black Out, in view of the fact that 2/3 of the readers of this blog voted not to take the vow, I pass along tidbits like this (which I maintain I did not read):

Ilya Kovalchuk's NHL free agency power play fizzling - Jim Kelley -
It's pretty clear, especially if you've been reading the excellent reporting by Helene Elliott of the Los Angeles Times, that Kings GM Dean Lombardi wants Ilya Kovalchuk ... but only at a price point that the market will bear.