[SB Nation] - New Jersey Devils star Ilya Kovalchuk is the captain of SKA and is finding success in the KHL as he is currently tied for the team lead in goals with eight and has registered 22 points in 13 games played. Here is the rest of the KHL's schedule for
[CBSSports.com (blog)] - When it comes to the latter, how much of it was a result of his play starting to decline, and how much of it was a result of him having new linemates, specifically Ilya Kovalchuk? Anyone who plays alongside Kovalchuk is going to generate fewer shots
[Bleacher Report] - New Jersey Devils forward Ilya Kovalchuk is having one of the best seasons of his career, but it's not taking place in any NHL city. Kovalchuk, who signed a deal with SKA St. Petersberg of the Kontinental Hockey League, has been playing at a new level
[SB Nation] - Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin has helped Dynamo Moscow to its first place perch. Zdeno Chara, Pavel Datsyuk, Evgeni Malkin and Ilya Kovalchuk are just some of the NHL stars playing in the Russia-based league. Here are the complete standings:
[Radio-Canada] - En plus des Alexander Ovechkin, Ilya Kovalchuk, Pavel Datsyuk et Evgeni Malkin, quelques joueurs nord-américains s'y sont aventurés. En Sibérie, on trouve l'ailier des Maple Leafs de Toronto Joffrey Lupul avec l'Avtomobilist d'Ekaterinbourg.
[The Hockey Writers] - The Thrashers went on to select top-talent and prolific forward Dany Heatley with the second overall pick in the NHL Entry Draft and followed that up by taking NHL All-Star Ilya Kovalchuk with the first overall selection in the Draft
[In Lou We Trust] - Some Devils alumni got together and played a charity hockey game over the weekend. Here are some pictures: [New Jersey Devils Facebook page]. Who are the top NHLers in Europe? Ilya Kovalchuk is certainly doing well by himself. [Backhand Shelf]
[R-Sport] - In another game Friday, SKA St. Petersburg came back from two goals down to beat Vityaz Chekhov 3-2 on the road with New Jersey Devils wing Ilya Kovalchuk scoring the winning goal in the last minute of the game. SKA is third in the West with one point
[R-Sport] - Alex Ovechkin and Ilya Kovalchuk said that if the terms of the contracts will be reviewed not in the players' favor, they may stay in the KHL. To what extent do you think this is real? “You should ask the guys about it. But Ilya ... said that he needs
[Albany Times Union (blog)] - It makes sense for MSG to televise these games. The first game featuring Barys Astana has Ranger Ryan McDonagh on its roster. The second game featuring SKA St. Petersburg has Devil Ilya Kovalchuk on its roster. RSS feed for comments on this post.
[Hockeybuzz.com (blog)] - Overseas Ilya Kovalchuk continues to produce. He's 5th in the KHL in scoring with 22 points in 13 games. It's nice to see him having success over there and showing no signs of a bad back that he had in the playoffs. - Ben Johnson was plus-1 and did not
[Hockeybuzz.com (blog)] - SKA notables: Ilya Kovalchuk, Patrick Thoresen (ex-Flyer), Vladimir Tarasenko, Tony Mårtensson, Igor Makarov, Viktor Tikhonov, Petr Prucha, Fedor Fedorov, Maxim Afinogenov (injured), Kevin Dallman, Dmitri Kalinin, Sergei Bobrovsky (G, ex-Flyer).
[Yahoo! Sports (blog)] - Getty ImagesAdd Ilya Kovalchuk to the growing chorus of NHL players in the KHL who are prepared to stay in Russia if the owners reduce their salaries in a lockout settlement. He's made noise about this before, but a recent interview with Sportbox.ru is
[NJ.com] - In a blockbuster trade late in training camp, the Devils send Ilya Kovalchuk and Adam Larsson to the Washington Capitals for Alex Ovechkin and Dennis Wideman. Fifteen games into the season, Kovy and Ovie are battling for the league scoring title with
[Yahoo! Sports (blog)] - After a ten-day break, the KHL resumed action this week with CSKA sitting fourth in the Western Conference and Datsyuk's teammate Alex Radulov leading the scoring race with 33 points in 24 games. Ilya Kovalchuk and Evgeni Malkin aren't far behind.
[Pucks and Pitchforks (blog)] - Nov 12; Newark, NJ, USA; New Jersey Devils left wing Ilya Kovalchuk (17) skates with the puck during the second period of their game against the Edmonton Oilers at the Prudential Center. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland-US PRESSWIRE. Ilya Kovalchuk
[Pucks and Pitchforks (blog)] - Apr 7; Newark, NJ, USA; Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson (41) makes a save on New Jersey Devils left wing Ilya Kovalchuk (17) during the first period at the Prudential Center. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland-US PRESSWIRE. Since Hurricane Sandy
[NBCSports.com] - If it wasn't for the lockout, Ilya Kovalchuk would probably be the New Jersey Devils' top scorer and Nail Yakupov might already be making his case for the Calder Trophy. As it is, both are excelling in the KHL. Kovalchuk was recently selected as the
[Pucks and Pitchforks (blog)] - David Clarkson put the Devils out in front 3:51 into the opening period, as Ilya Kovalchuk and Travis Zajac added assists. The Rangers grabbed the next two goals, when Derek Stepan scored midway through the first period and Rich Nash put New York
[Sportsnet.ca] - Arkady Rotenberg, the president of Alexander Ovechkin's Moscow Dynamo, told R-Sport on Thursday that both his club and the men running Ilya Kovalchuk's SKA St. Petersburg are contemplating ways to keep their newfound stars in the KHL. With 51 points
[Toronto Sun] - Alexander Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals and Ilya Kovalchuk of the New Jersey Devils have been vociferous on the issue. Recently, Ilya Bryzgalov of the Philadelphia Flyers and Montreal Canadiens defenceman Andrei Markov have chimed in as well.
[My NHL Trade Rumors] - Genadi Boguslavski via twitter: Ilya Kovalchuk confirmed again that he'd remain in the KHL after the lockout if his contract was cut. Terry Jones of the Edmonton Sun: Oilers Taylor Hall is returning to Edmonton to meet with doctors. “I'll see the
[Canoë] - Ilya Kovalchuk. Photo: Maxim Shemetov / REUTERS. Après Alexander Ovechkin, le Russe Ilya Kovalchuk menace de demeurer en Europe lorsque le lock-out dans la Ligue nationale de hockey (LNH) sera chose du passé. Aussi sur Canoe.ca: Bouillon ne se
[hockeytime.net] - Il riconoscimento come “giocatore del mese” per il mese di Ottobre va a Ilya Kovalchuk. Diciamo pure che solo il nome appena citato basterebbe per concludere qui l'articolo, stiamo infatti parlando di un vero e proprio fenomeno che incrocia ora i
[My NHL Trade Rumors] - Dmitry Chesnokov via twitter: Ilya Kovalchuk has joined Alex Ovechkin in saying “I do not rule out that if the salaries are cut I will stay in the #KHL.” Aaron Portzline via twitter: The Blue Jackets hiring of John Davidson could happen as soon as today.
[PensBurgh] - And, if you believe the rumors, the top players in Russia like Malkin, Ilya Kovalchuk and Alex Ovechkin are making near the same salary as they in the NHL (plus taxes are less and they get to live at home). Not a bad gig for Malkin. Loser: Marc-Andre
[Toronto Sun] - Consider a player like Ilya Kovalchuk of the New Jersey Devils, one among many who have lost a considerable number of games to the lockout(s). He had 41 goals the season before the lockout and 52 the season after. It's not out of the question
[NBCSports.com] - Under the last CBA, there was no such thing as a maximum contract length. Ilya Kovalchuk and Rick DiPietro signed for 15 years each. Shea Weber got 14. All told, 16 players notched deals for 10 years or more. Players like long-term deals because they
[NJ.com] - Ilya Kovalchuk and Alex Ovechkin are among those players who've threatened to stay in Russia's KHL rather than return to the NHL if teams won't fulfill contracts. “If the league won't honor contracts they would lose the best Russians,” Hedberg said
[NJ.com] - Yesterday, according to RT.com, Devils forward Ilya Kovalchuk took his turn. "Basically, I don't rule out staying in Russia in the case of a reduction of our salaries in the NHL," he said. "I just don't understand why they needed to sign such contracts
[Toronto Sun] - In figures compiled by Elite Hockey Prospects, Brunner leads Ilya Kovalchuk of KHL St. Petersburg by two points. The top 10 includes Tomas Plekanec and Jaromir Jagr (20 points each for Kladno in the Czech League, Tyler Seguin (16 for Biel in Switzerand
[St. Louis Game Time] SKA St. Petersburg. Tarasenko was held out of games on Oct. 15 and Oct. 16 as a precaution, but came back to play almost 16 minutes vs. his hometown club Sibir Novosibirsk on Oct. 18, assisting on Ilya Kovalchuk's game-winning goal in the first period.