Ilya Kovalchuk
Player Facts
  • Position
    LW
  • Height
    6'3" / 190 cm
  • Weight
    227 lbs / 103 kg
  • Shoots
    R
  • Contract Register Ilya Kovalchuk in the EP Jobs PortalRegister
    17/18

A fast and very complete hockey player. Is really hard to stop when he comes through the neutral zone, because of his excellent puck control. Is a very good skater and has a great release. Is very hard to read, both on and off the puck. Also shows great leadership abilities.

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1998-99 Spartak Moskva-2 Russia3 2 2 1 3 14 |
1999-00 Spartak Moskva Russia2 49 12 5 17 75 |
Spartak Moskva-2 Russia3 2 2 1 3 14 |
Russia U17 WHC-17 6 10 4 14 2 |
Russia U18 WJC-18 6 2 3 5 6 5 |
2000-01 Spartak Moskva Russia2 40 28 18 46 78 | Playoffs 12 14 4 18 38
Russia U18 WJC-18 6 11 4 15 26 12 |
Russia U20 WJC-20 7 4 2 6 37 0 |
2001-02 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 65 29 22 51 28 -19 |
Russia OG 6 1 2 3 14 -1 |
Russia (all) International 6 1 2 3 14 -1 |
2002-03 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 81 38 29 67 57 -24 |
Russia WC 7 4 0 4 6 2 |
2003-04 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 81 41 46 87 63 -10 |
Russia WCup 4 1 0 1 4 |
Russia EHT 2 0 0 0 0 |
Russia WC 6 3 1 4 6 0 |
2004-05 Ak Bars Kazan Russia 53 19 23 42 72 16 | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 0 -2
Russia EHT 11 6 3 9 25 |
Russia WC 9 3 3 6 4 0 |
2005-06 Khimik Mytishchi Russia 11 8 5 13 24 5 |
Atlanta Thrashers NHL 78 52 46 98 68 -6 |
Russia OG 8 4 1 5 31 3 |
2006-07 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 82 42 34 76 66 -2 | Playoffs 4 1 1 2 19 -1
Russia WC 9 2 5 7 10 4 |
2007-08 Atlanta Thrashers “A” NHL 79 52 35 87 52 -12 |
Russia WC 8 2 6 8 52 -1 |
2008-09 Atlanta Thrashers “A” NHL 79 43 48 91 50 -12 |
Russia “A” WC 9 5 9 14 4 8 |
Russia (all) International 9 5 9 14 4 8 |
2009-10 Atlanta Thrashers “C” NHL 49 31 27 58 45 1 |
New Jersey Devils NHL 27 10 17 27 8 9 | Playoffs 5 2 4 6 6 0
Russia “A” OG 4 1 2 3 0 1 |
Russia “C” WC 9 2 10 12 2 8 |
Russia (all) International 13 3 12 15 2 9 |
2010-11 New Jersey Devils “A” NHL 81 31 29 60 28 -26 |
Russia “A” WC 9 3 5 8 6 -1 |
Russia (all) International 9 3 5 8 6 -1 |
2011-12 New Jersey Devils “A” NHL 77 37 46 83 33 -9 | Playoffs 23 8 11 19 6 -7
2012-13 SKA St. Petersburg “C” KHL 36 18 24 42 12 21 |
New Jersey Devils “A” NHL 37 11 20 31 18 -6 |
Russia EHT 3 1 4 5 0 7 |
Russia “A” WC 8 8 5 13 29 5 |
Russia (all) International 11 9 9 18 29 12 |
2013-14 SKA St. Petersburg “C” KHL 45 16 24 40 38 2 | Playoffs 10 3 2 5 31 -1
Russia EHT 3 0 2 2 2 -1 |
Russia “A” OG 5 3 0 3 2 3 |
Russia (all) International 8 3 2 5 4 |
2014-15 SKA St. Petersburg “C” KHL 54 25 30 55 69 4 | Playoffs 22 8 11 19 12 6
Russia “C” EHT 5 2 6 8 8 3 |
Russia “C” WC 10 2 3 5 2 0 |
Russia (all) International 15 4 9 13 10 |
2015-16 SKA St. Petersburg “C” KHL 50 16 33 49 24 -3 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 2 -3
Russia “C” EHT 6 4 2 6 18 3 |
Russia (all) International 6 4 2 6 18 3 |
2016-17 SKA St. Petersburg “A” KHL 60 32 46 78 47 28 | Playoffs 18 6 3 9 35 -1
Russia EHT 3 2 2 4 6 1 |
Russia (all) International 3 2 2 4 6 1 |
2017-18 SKA St. Petersburg “A” KHL 53 31 32 63 26 12 | Playoffs 15 6 4 10 12 5
Russia EHT 2 0 0 0 0 |
OAR “A” OG 6 5 2 7 4 5 |
Russia (all) International 10 5 5 10 6 |
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
EHT 35 15 19 34 0.97 59 13 |
International 90 39 57 96 1.07 99 31 |
KHL 298 138 189 327 1.10 216 64 | 69 23 20 43 0.62 92 6
NHL 816 417 399 816 1.00 516 -116 | 32 11 16 27 0.84 31 -8
OG 29 14 7 21 0.72 51 11 |
Russia 64 27 28 55 0.86 96 21 | 4 0 1 1 0.25 0 -2
Russia2 89 40 23 63 0.71 153 0 | 12 14 4 18 1.50 38 0
Russia3 4 4 2 6 1.50 28 0 |
WC 84 34 47 81 0.96 121 25 |
WCup 4 1 0 1 0.25 4 |
WHC-17 6 10 4 14 2.33 2 |
WJC-18 12 13 7 20 1.67 32 17 |
WJC-20 7 4 2 6 0.86 37 0 |
Career Highlights
Season
Awards by season
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
04/09/2018
04/09/2018 Rumour SKA St. Petersburg New York Rangers
07/09/2017
07/09/2017 Extension SKA St. Petersburg SKA St. Petersburg
07/15/2013
07/15/2013 Confirmed New Jersey Devils SKA St. Petersburg
07/11/2013
07/11/2013 Confirmed New Jersey Devils Unknown
09/17/2012
09/17/2012 Confirmed New Jersey Devils SKA St. Petersburg
09/03/2010
09/03/2010 Extension New Jersey Devils New Jersey Devils
07/22/2010
07/22/2010 Confirmed New Jersey Devils Unknown
07/19/2010
07/19/2010 Extension New Jersey Devils New Jersey Devils
02/04/2010
02/04/2010 Confirmed Atlanta Thrashers New Jersey Devils
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2000, 1 #10 overall by Cape Breton Screaming Eagles in the CHL Import Draft

Cult/Star player for Ak Bars Kazan

Cult/Star player for Atlant Mytishchi

Cult/Star player for Atlanta Thrashers

Cult/Star player for New Jersey Devils

Cult/Star player for Russia

Cult/Star player for SKA St. Petersburg

Career transactions
- 2013-07-15 • Signed to a four-year contract by SKA St. Petersburg
- 2013-07-11 • Released by the New Jersey Devils
- 2012-09-17 • Signed to a lockout contract by SKA St. Petersburg
- 2010-09-02 • Re-signed to a 15-year contract by the New Jersey Devils
- 2010-02-04 • Traded to the New Jersey Devils with Anssi Salmela & a 2010 2nd round pick (Jon Merrill) for Johnny Oduya, Nicklas Bergfors, Patrice Cormier, a 2010 1st round pick (later traded to Chicago: Kevin Hayes) & a 2010 2nd round pick (later traded to Chicago: Justin Holl)
- 2005-10-08 • Re-signed to a five-year contract by the Atlanta Thrashers
- 2004-08-22 • Signed to a one-year contract by Ak Bars Kazan
- 2001-08-14 • Signed to a three-year entry-level contract by the Atlanta Thrashers