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Toronto Star Oct 14, 2018
Monday NHL preview: Los Angeles Kings at Toronto Maple Leafs

Monday NHL preview: Los Angeles Kings at Toronto Maple Leafs

Dion Phaneuf, Ilya Kovalchuk and the Kings hit Scotiabank Arena in search of their third win and first power-play goal.
Toronto Sun Oct 14, 2018

GAME DAY: Kings at Maple Leafs

LOS ANGELES KINGS at TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS 7:30 p.m., Monday Scotiabank Arena, SNO, The Fan 590 BIG MATCHUP Ilya Kovalchuk vs. Patrick Marleau In his previous NHL life, Kovalchuk, who did not practise fully on Sunday for maintenance reasons, scored 17 goals in 40 career games against the Leafs. Lured back to the NHL by […]
Ottawa Sun Oct 11, 2018

Former Atlanta Thrasher fan Tierney pumped for chance to play against childhood hero

Ilya Kovalchuk disappeared from the NHL for five seasons, but he was never forgotten by new Ottawa Senators centre Chris Tierney. Kovalchuk, 35, the once prolific scoring star for the Atlanta Thrashers and New Jersey Devils, makes his return to Canadian Tire Centre Saturday with the Los Angeles Kings. Tierney couldn’t be more excited to […]
Puck Prose Oct 11, 2018

Los Angeles Kings: Alex Iafallo doing well alongside Kopitar, Kovalchuk

Alex Iafallo is doing everything he can to stay on the Los Angeles Kings top line with Anze Kopitar and Ilya Kovalchuk. Alex Iafallo is earning his stripes in the early part of the NHL season. He was placed on the top line for the Los Angeles Kings and looks the part. While many players could produce on […] Los Angeles Kings: Alex Iafallo doing well alongside Kopitar, Kovalchuk - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Sportsnet.ca Oct 10, 2018
Kings’ Ilya Kovalchuk already back into NHL spotlight

Kings’ Ilya Kovalchuk already back into NHL spotlight

Ilya Kovalchuk is gassed. He leans forward, soaked in sweat and still breathing hard, wearily but willingly trying to answer questions about his comeback to the NHL. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Sportsnet.ca Oct 10, 2018
5 things we learned in the NHL: Kovalchuk gets first NHL goal in years

5 things we learned in the NHL: Kovalchuk gets first NHL goal in years

Ilya Kovalchuk scored his first regular-season goal as a member of the Los Angeles Kings and in doing so snapped his 1,933-day NHL goalless drought. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Los Angeles Times Oct 10, 2018

Winnipeg Jets power past the Kings; completely outplay them in the second period

The game started out with the beaming smile from a 35-year-old who celebrated his 418th career goal like it was his first. Ilya Kovalchuk’s face lit up as Drew Doughty and teammates joined him in the corner for Kovalchuk’s first goal with the Kings and first in the NHL since 2013. It could not...
Sportsnet.ca Oct 9, 2018
Kings’ Ilya Kovalchuk scores first goal since return from KHL

Kings’ Ilya Kovalchuk scores first goal since return from KHL

Watch as Los Angeles Kings forward Ilya Kovalchuk scores his first goal since returning to the NHL. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Winnipeg Sun Oct 8, 2018

SNAPSHOTS: Jets little has fond memories of playing with Kovalchuk … Ehlers doesn’t mind being the man on the move as Maurice quickly shakes up lines … Penalty kill and early concern

Byran Little played three seasons with Ilya Kovalchuk when both were members of the Atlanta Thrashers and is very intrigued to see what the 35-year-old Russian can do in his return to the NHL. Little and the Winnipeg Jets will get a first-hand look on Tuesday night when they host Kovalchuk and the Los Angeles […]
OC Register Oct 8, 2018

Ilya Kovalchuk draws praise from Kings teammates for his passing

Known more as a great shooter, the forward out of Russia is also more than capable of coming up with a spectacular pass.
Winging It In Motown Oct 8, 2018
Red Wings Bow Down to Kings 4-2

Red Wings Bow Down to Kings 4-2

Good effort by the Wings but need to finish chances The Red Wings kicked off a brief California road trip tonight after having two nights off following the opening night overtime loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets. On the other side the Kings came in off an overtime loss at home to San Jose on Friday night. Jonathan Bernier started tonight for the Wings facing off against his old club while Jack Campbell made his season debut for the Kings. One intriguing player to keep an eye on for the Kings was Ilya Kovalchuk to see if he still remains to be the lethal sniper he once was in the NHL. With...
Sportsnet.ca Oct 8, 2018
Ilya Kovalchuk has two assists to lead Kings past Red Wings

Ilya Kovalchuk has two assists to lead Kings past Red Wings

Alex Iafallo scored two goals and Ilya Kovalchuk had his first two NHL assists in nearly 5 1/2 years, leading the Los Angeles Kings to a 4-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday night. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Sportsnet.ca Oct 7, 2018
Kovalchuk fights off Red Wings to set up Kopitar back-hander

Kovalchuk fights off Red Wings to set up Kopitar back-hander

Ilya Kovalchuk used his strength and skill to separate himself from the Red Wings’ defence to feed Anze Kopitar, who back-handed it to give the Kings a lead. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Los Angeles Times Oct 6, 2018

Kings still trying to figure out where to place Ilya Kovalchuk

Ilya Kovalchuk has carved out a career firing pucks from the left side of the ice on the power play. In his prime, he was considered as dangerous as Alex Ovechkin. Double takes were therefore in order when Kovalchuk was stationed in front of the net on one Kings power play Friday, a role that Adrian...
Los Angeles Times Oct 6, 2018

Kings' Ilya Kovalchuk is still trying get up to speed in the NHL after spending five years in Russia

There are more than a few flecks of gray in Ilya Kovalchuk’s hair now, five years after he left the New Jersey Devils and the NHL to play in his native Russia. In another sure sign of the passage of time, the pace in the NHL has become much faster during his absence. Kovalchuk acknowledged that...

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