When Lou Lamoriello made the move to bring in Ilya Kovalchuk to the New Jersey Devils organization it was thought that he may represent the final piece to the Devils' Stanley Cup aspirations.
Thwarted in the first round of the playoffs by the Philadelphia Flyers, Lou’s gamble didn’t pay off, costing him defenseman Johnny Oduya, rookie forward Niclas Bergfors, prospect Patrice Cormier and New Jersey’s 2010 first round draft pick.
The New Jersey Devils were able to re-sign forward Ilya Kovalchuk today what will apparently 17-year deal, keeping him when it looked like he would move to the LA Kings. This can only mean one thing Devils fans: Lou Lamoriello wants... Read Post
When New Jersey Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello made the trade that brought Ilya Kovalchuk over from the Atlanta Thrashers there were plenty of prognosticators that felt the acquisition would cement the Devils as a Stanley Cup... Read Post