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Russia Ilya Kovalchuk
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
LW/RW
Age
37
Height
6'3" / 190 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
223 lbs / 101 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
Contract
19/20
Agency
Highlights
1-time U18 WJC Gold Medal 1
2-time World Championship Gold Medal 2
1-time Olympic Gold Medal 1
1-time U18 WJC Silver Medal 1
2-time World Championship Silver Medal 2
1-time Olympic Bronze Medal 1
3-time World Championship Bronze Medal 3
2-time KHL Gagarin Cup Champion 2
1-time NHL Most Goals (Maurice Richard Trophy) 1

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 +/-
1999-00 Spartak Moskva Russia2 35 11 2 13 26 14 | Playoffs 10 0 2 2 47 0
Spartak Moskva Russia - - - - - | Relegation 4 1 1 2 2 3
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 39 25 18 43 78 34 | Playoffs 12 14 4 18 38 12
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 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 WCup 4 1 0 1 4 -4 | -
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 “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 “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” 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 (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 (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
OAR “A” OG 6 5 2 7 4 5 | -
Russia (all) International 10 5 5 10 6 | -
2018-19 Los Angeles Kings NHL 64 16 18 34 10 -26 | -
Russia “C” WC 10 2 3 5 4 3 | -
Russia (all) International 15 2 4 6 4 5 | -
2019-20 Los Angeles Kings NHL 17 3 6 9 12 -10 | -
Montréal Canadiens NHL 22 6 7 13 2 6 | -
Washington Capitals NHL 7 1 3 4 4 0 | Playoffs 8 0 1 1 2 0
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1996-97 Moskva QC Int PW - - - - - | -
1997-98 Team Moskva U15 Districts Cup U15 5 2 2 4 4 | -
1999-00 Team Moskva U17 Districts Cup U17 5 8 3 11 10 | -
2003-04 Russia EHT 2 0 0 0 0 | -
2004-05 Russia EHT 11 6 3 9 25 | -
2012-13 Russia EHT 3 1 4 5 0 7 | -
2013-14 Russia EHT 3 0 2 2 2 -1 | -
2014-15 Russia “C” EHT 5 2 6 8 8 3 | -
2015-16 Russia “C” EHT 6 4 2 6 18 3 | -
2016-17 Russia EHT 3 2 2 4 6 1 | -
2017-18 Russia EHT 3 0 1 1 0 2 | -
2018-19 Russia “C” EHT 3 0 0 0 0 2 | -
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
NHL 2019-2020
Thu 20/08 Washington Capitals @ New York Islanders
Tue 18/08 Washington Capitals @ New York Islanders
Sun 16/08 Washington Capitals @ New York Islanders
Fri 14/08 Washington Capitals @ New York Islanders
Wed 12/08 Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders
Sun 09/08 Washington Capitals vs Boston Bruins
Thu 06/08 Washington Capitals @ Philadelphia Flyers
Mon 03/08 Washington Capitals @ Tampa Bay Lightning
Mon 09/03 Washington Capitals @ Buffalo Sabres
Sat 07/03 Washington Capitals @ Pittsburgh Penguins
Skill Rating

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Puckhandling
17
Strength
16
Shooting Accuracy
16
Teamwork
15

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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Districts Cup U15 1 5 2 2 4 0.80 4 0 | 0
Districts Cup U17 1 5 8 3 11 2.20 10 0 | 0
EHT 9 39 15 20 35 0.90 59 17 | 0
International 11 105 41 61 102 0.97 103 36 | 0
KHL 6 298 138 189 327 1.10 216 64 | 5 69 23 20 43 0.62 92 6
NHL 13 926 443 433 876 0.95 544 -146 | 4 40 11 17 28 0.70 33 -8
OG 5 29 14 7 21 0.72 51 11 | 0
QC Int PW 1 - 0 0 0 - 0 0 | 0
Russia 3 64 27 28 55 0.86 96 21 | 2 8 1 2 3 0.38 2 1
Russia2 2 74 36 20 56 0.76 104 48 | 2 22 14 6 20 0.91 85 12
Russia3 1 2 2 1 3 1.50 14 0 | 0
WC 11 94 36 50 86 0.91 125 28 | 0
WCup 1 4 1 0 1 0.25 4 -4 | 0
WHC-17 1 6 10 4 14 2.33 2 | 0
WJC-18 2 12 13 7 20 1.67 32 17 | 0
WJC-20 1 7 4 2 6 0.86 37 0 | 0
Career Highlights
Season
Awards by season
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
02/24/2020
02/24/2020 Confirmed Montréal Canadiens Washington Capitals
01/03/2020
01/03/2020 Confirmed Los Angeles Kings Montréal Canadiens
12/16/2019
12/16/2019 Confirmed Los Angeles Kings Unknown
06/23/2018
06/23/2018 Confirmed SKA St. Petersburg Los Angeles Kings
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

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