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Ilya Kovalchuk did not practice Thursday, but coach Peter DeBoer didn't rule him out for Friday's game against Washington. "It's day to day," DeBoer said. "Unlike a broken bone where there's a definite timeline on it, it really ...

Devils LW Kovalchuk ruled out for next two games

New Jersey Devils left wing Ilya Kovalchuk has been ruled out for both ends of a home-and-home series against the Washington Capitals. Kovalchuk, who is nursing a muscle pull in his leg, will miss games on Friday and Saturday, coach Peter DeBoer detailed. "It's lingering," DeBoer told "But it's definitely getting better. He'll be back...

Devils LW Kovalchuk ruled out vs. Hurricanes

New Jersey Devils left wing Ilya Kovalchuk has been ruled out of Tuesday's game against the Carolina Hurricanes. Kovalchuk suffered a leg injury during the team's 4-3 shootout win over the Atlantic Division rival Philadelphia Flyers last Thursday. While he has shown improvement, The Bergen Record detailed that the team wants Kovalchuk to be 100 percent before returning to...

Devils Alley: Ilya Kovalchuk To Miss Second Straight Game as New Jersey Faces Carolina

Despite fully participating in the morning skate today with the Devils, Ilya Kovalchuk is expected to miss his second straight game with a lower body injury. Kovalchuk suffered the injury late in the third period in the Devils 4-3 shootout win against the Philadelphia Flyers last Thursday, and missed the team's 3-2 overtime win against Winnipeg on Saturday. Head coach Pete...

Devils Alley: Ilya Kovalchuk to Miss Home-and-Home Against Washington This Weekend

New Jersey Devils head coach Pete DeBoer announced at practice that Ilya Kovalchuk will not play tonight against the Capitals and will not travel to Washington for tomorrow night's game. Kovalchuk has not played since he suffered a lower body injury against Philadelphia on November 3rd. The Devils have gone 2-0 with Kovalchuk on the bench, and players like Adam Henrique and...

Kovalchuk-less Devils taking committee approach against Capitals

NEWARK, N.J. — No one plays more on the New Jersey Devils than Ilya Kovalchuk. It's pretty unusual for a forward to lead a team in ice time, but it's commonplace for the Russian star. So when Kovalchuk is out, as he has been for two games and will be again ...

Devils' Kovalchuk better but sits out vs. Canes

Ilya Kovalchuk missed his second straight game with a lower-body injury.

Kovalchuk expected to practice Thursday

Ilya Kovalchuk has been sidelined since Nov. 3. (Getty/NHL Images) With the Devils riding high after Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Hurricanes, several players were rew...

Devils' Ilya Kovalchuk still a game-time decision, coach Pete DeBoer says

DeBoer is being cautious with his injured star

Devils' Kovalchuk to stay out next two games

Ilya Kovalchuk will miss his third straight game with a lower-body injury.

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Devils-Hurricanes: As they play

Ilya Kovalchuk misses second straight game

Capitals-Devils Preview

The New Jersey Devils have been without three-time All-Star Ilya Kovalchuk for the past two games but haven't missed a beat. The Washington Capitals have been without star defenseman Mike Green for nearly three weeks, and his absence has been quite apparent. With the status of both uncertain for the opener of a home-and-home series Friday night at the Prudential Center, the...

Todd Cordell: New Jersey Devils Stat Attack: 11/10/11

For the first time ever at Hockeybuzz, I'm putting together a "Stat Attack" piece for the Devils. Here are some interesting Devils stats I've gathered for you all. Some stats you may have seen, some you may not have seen. Either way, here they are. - Adam Henrique has four goals in 10 games this season. Ilya Kovalchuk has two goals in 11 games. - Patrik Elias...

Devils Alley: Adam Henrique Strikes Again, Nets Second Straight Game Winner

With Travis Zajac, Ilya Kovalchuk, and Martin Brodeur all dealing with injuries early in the season, Adam Henrique has given the Devils the spark they need to stay above .500. Henrique netted his second straight game winner last night in New Jersey's 3-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes. He now has four goals and seven points in ten games, and has become the team's first...

Devils: Ilya Kovalchuk, Zach Parise, 4 others sit out optional practice

Petr Sykora, Dainius Zubrus, Henrik Tallinder and Patrik Elias also rest
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