It’s been an incredibly interesting first week of free agency for the Toronto Maple Leafs and around the NHL. Here’s four thoughts to get you through your Friday.
Kovalchuk’s retirement a blessing for the Devils
Ilya Kovalchuk shocked the world Thursday when the Russian superstar announced his retirement at the tender age of 30. In doing so, Kovalchuk will be leaving $77-million on the table over the next 12 seasons. But he also might save the New Jersey Devils.