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Just to wrap things up and make it official: Ilya Kovalchuk has signed a contract to stay with with St. Petersburg SKA for a year. Get that jersey now. [PHT]
If you missed this the other day: Greg Wyshynski has a great inside look at what never was with Kovalchuk. It doesn’t sound like there was a whole lot of serious interest in trading with the Devils for Mr. Leave Your Franchise. [Puck Daddy]
Goaltending coach change:
Ray Shero is still hopeful that the Devils can sign Alex Kerfoot. [NJ.com]
Rangers defenseman Kevin Klein has retired has 12 seasons in the NHL. [TSN]
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