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Ilya Kovalchuk eyes Olympic gold for Russia

Ilya Kovalchuk is not so fond of looking back.The former Atlanta Thrasher and New Jersey Devil, who left the NHL for SKA St. Petersburg in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-01-13/ilya-kovalchuk-eyes-gold
Ilya Kovalchuk opts out of his New Jersey Devils' contract

Star forward Ilya Kovalchuk stunned the New Jersey Devils on Thursday, retiring from the NHL to return to his native Russia.The 30-year-old Kovalchuk...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2013-07-12/ilya-kovalchuk-opts-out-hi
Ilya Kovalchuk scores a goal in his return to the Devils

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Patrik Elias had a goal and assist, Martin Brodeur made 29 saves, and Ilya Kovalchuk scored in his return from a groin injury in the New Jersey Devils' 5-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday night.Playing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2011-11-17/ilya-kovalchuk-scores-goal
New Jersey Devils fire head coach Pete DeBoer

...after the season. They took an unexpected blow after the lockout-shortened 2012-13 season when goal-scorer Ilya Kovalchuk left to play in Russia. Those were the team's two best players, and their losses were keenly felt, especially...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2014-12-26/new-jersey-devils-fire-hea
Without their star, Devils to focus on 'team game'

NEWARK, N.J. - While caught off-guard by star forward Ilya Kovalchuk's decision to retire from the NHL and return home to Russia, New Jersey Devils coach Pete DeBoer said his team's job this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-07-15/without-their-star-devils-focus-t
Kings push winning streak to six

...wild-card spot in the Western Conference. DEVILS: The league reduced its penalty against the team for signing Ilya Kovalchuk in 2010.The Devils will keep the first-round draft pick they were scheduled to forfeit this year, and the league...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2014-03-06/kings-push-winning-streak-
Finland beats Russia, eliminates host team from Olympic hockey tournament

...period.Despite its roster of high-priced offensive stars, Russia couldn't score in the final 52 minutes after Ilya Kovalchuk's early power-play goal.Finland will face top-seeded Sweden in the semifinals on Friday.Russia has failed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-02-19/finland-beats-russia-elimina
US edges Russia in shootout in men's hockey

...Oshie started off the shootout with a low shot between Bobrovsky's legs, and the next four shooters missed before Ilya Kovalchuk scored in the third round. Datsyuk and Kovalchuk scored in the fifth and sixth rounds, respectively, but Oshie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2014-02-15/us-edges-russia-shootout-m
Kessel's hat trick leads United States past Slovenia

...offense for 65 minutes, and Russia was one Oshie-esque moment away from a second straight Olympic loss.Although Ilya Kovalchuk and Alexander Radulov were hobbled, they wouldn't let it happen.Semyon Varlamov stopped 27 shots, Radulov and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-16/kessels-hat-trick-leads-
Kovalchuk is called upon to lead focused Thrashers

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Thrashers can't wait any longer. Ilya Kovalchuk, only 24 but entering his sixth season, has to do more than just score. Kovalchuk has to help lead an Atlanta team that has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/04/hoc_146188.shtml
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