Found September 16, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
Per Sovetsky Sport's Pavel Lysenkov: No Crosby in Magnitogorsk with Malkin. Kulemin will be third NHL player. But no contract yet. #Pens — Pavel Lysenkov (@plysenkov) September 16, 2012 My info - Ovechkin will not play in Dynamo. 99% - CSKA. — Pavel Lysenkov (@plysenkov) September 16, 2012 Ilya Kovalchuk will play for SKA SPb. It's pure 100% info. #NJDevils — Pavel Lysenkov (@plysenkov) September 16, 2012 G Anton Khudobin going to play for Atlant (Moscow region). F Loktionov too, but Lokomotiv has sports rights. — Pavel Lysenkov (@plysenkov) September 16, 2012

Kovalchuk headed to SKA St. Petersburg

Per Tom Gulitti Fire and Ice Blog SKA St. Petersburg of Russia’s Kontinental Hockey League announced on its website today that Devils right wing Ilya Kovalchuk will sign with the team Tuesday. The team plans to make the official announcement of the signing at a Tuesday news conference. Kovalchuk, 29, would sign a contract that would allow him to return to the Devils...

NHL Rumors: New Jersey Devils’ Ilya Kovalchuk Signs in Russia

Ilya Kovalchuk will be playing during the NHL lockout. The KHL’s SKA St. Petersburg club posted on its web site that Kovalchuk will sign there Tuesday. Kovalchuk’s deal in the KHL will allow him to return to New Jersey if and when the current NHL lockout is settled. Kovalchuk has played in the KHL before, [...] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links...
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