Say What?!? - Feb. 5

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“I don’t think it sets us back at all. I think it moves us forward.”

- Atlanta Thrashers GM Don Waddell on the Ilya Kovalchuk trade that sent the superstar along with defenseman Anssi Salmela to New Jersey for Niclas Bergfors, Johnny Oduya, Patrice Cormier and a first round pick.

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