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NHL reduces its sanction against New Jersey Devils for signing of Ilya Kovalchuk in 2010

The NHL has reduced its penalty against the New Jersey Devils for their signing of Ilya Kovalchuk in 2010.The league on Thursday announced that the Devils would be allowed to keep a first-round draft pick it was scheduled to forfeit this year. It also reduced the $3 million fine assessed against the team for circumventing the NHL-NHLPA collective bargaining agreement.The Devils recently applied to the league for reconsideration and relief from a portion of the original penalty, citing primarily changes in circumstances which, in the club's view, changed the appropriateness of the sanctions.The NHL did not spell out what changed, but Kovalchuk retired after last season and returned to Russia to play there....

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  1. Devils working on new deal to re-sign forward Ilya Kovalchuk

    The New Jersey Devils are working on another deal to sign Ilya Kovalchuk .Less than 24 hours after an arbitrator ruled that the NHL acted correctly in voiding Kovalc...

  2. Ilya Kovalchuk's go-ahead goal lifts Devils to 3-2 preseason win over Flyers

    Ilya Kovalchuk scored the go-ahead goal with 2:19 remaining and the New Jersey Devils beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 on Tuesday night for their first preseason win...

  3. NHL Players Association files grievance after league rejects Ilya Kovalchuk's contract

    The National Hockey League Players' Association has filed a grievance over the league's rejection of the landmark $102 million contract between Ilya Kovalchuk and th...

  4. New Jersey Devils GM says team acted in 'good faith' during Ilya Kovalchuk negotiations

    The New Jersey Devils say they acted in good faith during their contract negotiations with Ilya Kovalchuk .The NHL signed off on Kovalchuk's latest contract with the...

  5. Richard Trophy Winners

    Winners of the National Hockey League's Maurice Richard Trophy, awarded annually to the league's highest goal-scorer:2014 — Alexander Ovechkin, Washington, 51 goals2...

  6. Devils get first-round pick back in Kovalchuk penalty

    New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The National Hockey League announced Thursday that it has decided to modify the disciplinary sanctions originally imposed on the N...

  7. Devils' Kovalchuk retires

    New Jersey Devils forward Ilya Kovalchuk announced his retirement from the National Hockey League on Thursday."After many conversations with Ilya over the past year ...

  8. Devils' Kovalchuk sidelined for Game 2

    New Jersey Devils sniper Ilya Kovalchuk will miss Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against Philadelphia on Tuesday.Devils CEO Lou Lamoriello called it a l...

  9. NHL-leading 4th short-handed goal by Kovalchuk helps Devils rout struggling Flyers again

    Ilya Kovalchuk capped New Jersey's three-goal first period with his NHL-leading fourth short-handed goal, and the Devils beat the mistake-prone Philadelphia Flyers 5...

  10. Kovalchuk returns, carries Devils past Flyers

    Ilya Kovalchuk watched from home as his New Jersey Devils got even with the Philadelphia Flyers without him.It wasn't easy for the offensive superstar to sit out Gam...

  11. Kovalchuk scores 2, Brodeur and Devils top Coyotes

    Ilya Kovalchuk broke out of a drought with two goals, and Martin Brodeur made 29 saves as the New Jersey Devils snapped a five-game losing streak with a 3-0 victory ...

  12. Ilya Kovalchuk lifts surging Devils in landmark win for Lemaire

    By Steve KeatingTORONTO (Reuters) - Ilya Kovalchuk scored with 24 seconds remaining in overtime to lift the New Jersey Devils to a 2-1 victory over the Toronto Maple...

  1. Ilya Kovalchuk stuns Devils, retires from NHL; told team earlier he wanted to return to Russia

    New Jersey superstar forward Ilya Kovalchuk is retiring from the NHL and returning to Russia.The Devils released the stunning news Thursday afternoon in a statement,...

  2. Ilya Kovalchuk's Remaining Contract

    By announcing his retirement on Thursday, only three years into a 15-year, $100 million contract, Ilya Kovalchuk is giving up the remaining $77 million in the deal. ...

  3. After missing 11 games, Ilya Kovalchuk returns Saturday for Devils vs Panthers

    Offensive catalyst Ilya Kovalchuk is returning to the New Jersey Devils' lineup for Saturday's game against the Florida Panthers.Kovalchuk discussed his return befor...

  4. Ilya Kovalchuk rejoins Devils after stint in Russian league, preps for shortened season

    Superstar forward Ilya Kovalchuk is back with the New Jersey Devils.The high-scoring Russian participated in a scrimmage against the Devils' top minor league team on...

  5. New Jersey injured forward Ilya Kovalchuk skates with Devils; return date unclear

    Offensive catalyst Ilya Kovalchuk skated with the Devils for the first time since injuring his right shoulder more than two weeks ago and hopes to return soon to the...

  6. New Jersey Devils star forward Ilya Kovalchuk expected to miss 2-4 weeks with shoulder injury

    New Jersey Devils star Ilya Kovalchuk will be out 2-4 weeks after hurting his right shoulder.The high-scoring forward was injured in the third period of the Devils' ...

  7. NHL Players Association files grievance after league rejects Ilya Kovalchuk's contract

    The National Hockey League Players' Association has filed a grievance over the league's rejection of the landmark $102 million contract between Ilya Kovalchuk and th...

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