Say What?!? – Jan. 12

“We all know this team is Ilya’s team and he’s the face of the franchise. Obviously, I’m not going to trade him. I’ve squelched those rumors 100 times. This puts the final straw on the camel’s back.”

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– Atlanta GM Don Waddell after naming Ilya Kovalchuk team captain.