Most of you, I'm sure, already know about this (such is the Internet Age) but hey let's post it, because why not, etc.
Kevin Allen at USA Today:
Although Ilya Kovalchuk's contract rightfully receives most of the media attention, the Atlanta Thrashers are close to completing negotiations to extend the contract of another essential forward.
The Pevs Dispenser, that is. HOORAY! Seriously, this is great news. As you all know.