Tag Archives: Ilya Kovalchuk

Rental Depreciation: Should There Be Compensation For Teams That Acquired “Rentals” at the Trade Deadline if the Remainder of the Season is Cancelled?

One of the many questions currently swirling around front offices of  NHL teams centers on the deals made at the recent trade deadline (on or just before March 23rd), and more specifically, teams that dealt assets to acquire “rental” players. … Continue reading

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What Will the 2020-21 Capitals Roster Look Like?

Prior to the shutdown of NHL operations due to COVID-19, there were reports that the salary cap ceiling could increase to a value between $84M and $88.2M. Given the fact that the NHL may lose revenue from the key stretch … Continue reading

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Mika Zibanejad’s Five Goals Power Rangers Past Capitals, 6-5 (OT); Ilya Kovalchuk Nets First Goal As A Capital

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell the New York Rangers by a score of 6-5 in overtime at Madison Square Garden on Thursday night. The overtime loss pushed the Capitals to into a tie with the Philadelphia Flyers … Continue reading

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Big Goal in the Big Apple: Ilya Kovalchuk Scores First Goal As A Capital as Team Clashes with the Rangers

Photo: @Capitals Newly acquired forward Ilya Kovalchuk scored his first goal with the Washington Capitals during Thursday’s tilt against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden.

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

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.

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First Check-In on Ilya Kovalchuk and Brenden Dillon

On February 18th, in an attempt to bolster the struggling Capitals roster, General Manager Brian MacLellan traded Colorado’s 2020 second round selection and a conditional 2021 third round selection to San Jose for Brenden Dillon. Five days later, MacLellan sent … Continue reading

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Ilya Kovalchuk Starts On Third-Line; Richard Panik Demoted; Braden Holtby Starts: Jets at Capitals Pregame Notebook

Photo: @Capitals Forward Ilya Kovalchuck, who was acquired in a trade that sent a 2020 third-round pick to the Montreal Canadiens on Sunday night, will make his Washington Capitals‘ debut against the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday (7 PM ET, NBC … Continue reading

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Capitals Acquire Ilya Kovalchuk From Canadiens In Exchange For 2020 Third-Round Pick

Photo: THN The Washington Capitals announced on Sunday night that they have acquired forward Ilya Kovalchuk from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for a third-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft, just hours ahead of the NHL Trade Deadline at … Continue reading

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Results From The Latest Readers Polls: How Much $$ Should Ovechkin Get, All-Star Game Popularity, Capitals Comebacks, Starting Goaltenders and Ilya Kovalchuk

With the All-Star break now firmly in our rear views, we are now set for the best part of the hockey season, the uninterrupted run for the Stanley Cup. Nothing but continuous hockey from here until mid-June. There is a … Continue reading

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Evgeny Kuznetsov and Dmitry Orlov Play in Charity Game In Russia

On August 22, 2018, several professional hockey players, primarily from Russia, but some Finns as well, played a hockey game to raise money for charity, specifically the Ot Chistovo Serdtsa [From Pure Heart] charity fund.  The specific venue was Sirius … Continue reading

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