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Kovalchuk

  • Kovi reaches 1,000th point as NHL season restarts
    The now-shortened NHL season had hardly begun when New Jersey star Ilya Kovalchuk claimed his 1,000th career point. The Russian helped the Devils edge out division rivals the NY Islanders, 2-1.
  • Kuznetsov leads East to KHL All-Star Game win (VIDEO)
    The Eastern Conference have won for their third All-Star Game in a row, beating the West by 18-11 in Chelyabinsk, with local boy, Evgeny Kuznetsov, netting four goals and Ilya Kovalchuk adding thee more for the winners.
  • ‘Kovalchuk could soon come back to KHL’
    Ilya Kovalchuk, who after all decided to return to New Jersey for the resumption of the NHL season, could come back in Russia in the summer, believes Devils great Vyacheslav Fetisov.
  • Kovalchuk holds off on returning to NHL
    Ilya Kovalchuk will entertain the Chelyabinsk crowd at this weekend's KHL All-Star game. The New Jersey star forward has decided to stay in Russia at least until Sunday despite an unofficial end to the NHL lockout.
  • Swan song: NHL greats make waves on their last week at home (VIDEO)
    With the NHL lockout over, some of Russia's biggest hockey stars are to return overseas soon. But Malkin, Ovechkin, Kovalchuk and Datsyuk still produced key performances for their teams in the KHL this week.
  • Datsyuk leads CSKA to Army Derby win (VIDEO)
    CSKA Moscow topped SKA Saint Petersburg in KHL biggest game of the week, while Alex Ovechkin’s Dynamo slipped to second in the league following two defeats in a row.
  • Kovalchuk feels chemistry within Russian hockey squad (VIDEO)
    Hockey stars, Ilya Kovalchuk and Pavel Datsyuk, agree that the victory in the Chanel One Cup has been a great test for Team Russia ahead of the home Olympics in Sochi.
  • Russia finish perfect in Channel One Cup
    Star-studded Russia have maintained a perfect record at the home Euro Hockey Tour stage - the Channel One Cup - beating Finland 3-1.
  • Datsyuk on fire against Czech Republic
    Pavel Datsyuk bagged a hat-trick in Russia’s 6-0 thrashing of the Czech Republic at the Chanel One Cup in Moscow, with the win propelling the Red Machine to the top of Euro Hockey Tour standings.