NHL News: Ilya Kovalchuk Arbitration Hearing Scheduled To Start Wednesday

It may start Wednesday, but who knows how long it will take.

The league and the players union have agreed on an Arbitratior and starting Wednesday, Richard Bloch will hear arguments from both sides about whether or not the league was withing its powers to revoke the 17 year $102 million contract that Kovalchuk signed with the New Jersey Devils.

Bloch has 48 hours after the end of the hearing to announce his decision.

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