Happy middle of the week everyone. Today’s news day is much busier than yesterday.
If you don’t know, Iyla Kovalcuk’s contract with the New Jersey Devils has been deemed illegal by the NHL. I think it’s the NHL’s way of warning the Devils of the mistake they are making, but that’s just a hunch. Pro Hockey Talk has a great collection of information here.
The Capitals announced the signing of Jay Beagle to a two-year deal today. Four other AHL’ers signed one-year deals with Caps including Andrew Gordon.
The Atlanta Thrashers have banned the use of vuvuzuelas at Philips Arena. Puck Daddy asks whether or not such bans would affect the Horn Guy.
Japer’s Rink stands up for Ovechkin, Backstrom and their long-term contracts.