Russian Power: Ilya Kovalchuk Records First Point as a Capital; Assists with Kuznetsov on Ovechkin’s Goal

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Forward Ilya Kovalchuk recorded his first point as a Washington Capital on Sunday night as the team clashed with the Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center.

Kovalchuk had the secondary assist on captain Alex Ovechkin’s goal at the 10:59 mark of the opening frame. Center Evgeny Kuznetsov also assisted in the Russian trio.

It was his 14th point of the season but the first point as a Capital.

The Capitals lead 3-2 at the end of the first period.

By Della Young

About Della Young

Della Young is a fiction writer based out of the Northern Virginia/Washington, D.C. area and an online student attending Full Sail University. She got her start in the entertainment industry at age seven as an actress. At the young age of nine, Della wrote a psychological thriller short story that sparked her interest in creative writing. She comes from a family of big Capitals fans and became inspired to start writing for sports. In her spare time, Della enjoys photography, traveling, and working on both sides of the camera. Follow Della on Twitter: @dellayoung
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