Say What?!? – July 20

“Absolutely unbelievable. Everybody’s been waiting, anticipating, and not really sure what was going to happen. I haven’t played that much against him, being in Nashville and Dallas, but I’ve seen his highlight films. A lot of them.”

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– New Jersey Devils center Jason Arnott on the signing of Ilya Kovalchuk to a 17-year, $102-million contract.