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Seen a lot of rumors out there about the Rangers possibly bringing Alex Kovalev in for a tryout. This tweet should put those rumors to rest...
Alexei Kovalev works out with the #FlaPanthers in Pompano twitter.com/GeorgeRichards…
— George Richards (@GeorgeRichards) January 8, 2013
Kovalev had 16 goals in 74 games w/ Pens-Sens in 2010-11.
....listen, I love Kovalev just as much as the next guy. But the days of Sather bringing in run down, over the hill players is over. I couldn't be happier to see him in another team's camp. Been there done that.
...plus he doesn't seem like a Tortorella kind of guy.
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Is the blood boiling yet?
The Penguins haven't played since April 22, 2012. If the reports hold true as of this evening and the regular season begins on January 19, 2013, that means just about nine months will have passed between Penguins games.
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