Tag Archives: Ilya Kovalchuk
Alexander Semin’s Official “Farewell to Hockey” Charity Game Set For June 30; Alex Ovechkin, Evgeni Malkin Invited To Participate
Photo: Alex Ovechkin Instagram Former Washington Capitals forward, Alexander Semin, is officially ending his professional hockey career. In honor of that, he has decided to hold a charity game on June 30 in his hometown of Krasnoyarsk, Russia.
Ilya Kovalchuk Plans To Return To Playing Career, As General Manager Contract With Russian Hockey Federation Ends
Former Washington Capitals forward Ilya Kovalchuk took last season off from his playing career so that he could manage the Russian Hockey Federation’s (FHR) national team for the 2022 Olympics. Kovalchuk’ contract with the RHF has now come to an … Continue reading
Photo: Getty Images With the 2022 NHL Trade Deadline just under a month away, NoVa Caps reviews Washington Capitals GM Brian MacLellan’s first seven trade deadlines on the job.
Ilya Kovalchuk Continues Efforts To Try And Lift Evgeny Kuznetsov’s Suspension From International Play In Time For Upcoming Olympics
Photo: @Capitals Former Washington Capitals forward and current manager of the Russian national hockey team, Ilya Kovalchuk, has been busy preparing for the upcoming Olympics in February. As part of his duties as manager of the National team, Kovalchuk is … Continue reading
Report: Agreement In Principle Reached That Will Allow Evgeny Kuznetsov To Participate In Upcoming Winter Olympics
Russian media outlet Sports.ru is reporting this morning that an agreement in principle has been reached that will allow Capitals’ center Evgeny Kuznetsov to participate in the upcoming Winter Olympics in Beijing, China in February. Kuznetsov was originally banned from international … Continue reading
Young Rookie Ends Month of Horrors – Retro Recap – Atlanta Thrashers at Washington Capitals – October 31, 2003
Photo: NHL October 31 is best known for Halloween, a day famous for (among many things) ghosts, goblins, and haunted houses. For the Washington Capitals hockey team, October 31, 2003 was the end of a month of horrors, perhaps the … Continue reading
Photo: Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post When the salary cap was instituted in the NHL, owners and players often signed players to extra-long contracts in which the last few years carried a significantly lower salary so that the average value of … Continue reading
Alex Ovechkin and Ilya Kovalchuk Appear At Governor’s Cup And Conduct Training Session Prior To Game
Photos: AKM.MHL Alex Ovechkin and good friend (and former teammate) Ilya Kovalchuk were on hand for the opening ceremony of the Governor’s Cup tournament on Sunday in Tula, which is about 200 kilometers (120 miles) south of Moscow. Ovechkin and Kovalchuk … Continue reading
Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals 2019-20 roster saw significant changeover during the last offeseason. Changes included a new coaching staff, tweaks to the bottom-six forward group as well a substantial overhaul of the Capitals’ defense.
Photos: KHL/Avangard Former Washington Capitals forward Ilya Kovalchuk is a champion once again, as his current team in the KHL, HC Avangard Omsk, became the 2021 Gagarin Cup Champions on Wednesday. (The Gagarin Cup is the KHL’s equivalent to the … Continue reading