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Report: Alexei Kovalev would return to NHL

At age 43, former star Alexei Kovalev is reportedly considering a return to the NHL. Kovalev told the Montreal Journal that if a team wanted him, he would love to play.When asked if he still believes he could play in the NHL, he said "of course, why not? By cons, attitudes have changed much in the league." This all being said despite and underwhelming performance in his last season...
Via Fox Sports
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Alexei Kovalev hangs up skates after 24 years of pro hockey

With the 15th pick in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft, the New York Rangers made Alexei Kovalev the first ever Russian player to be selected in the first round.* I went overboard with links, mainly because I'm not sure when I'll get to write about one of my favorite childhood players again. So please forgive me. Also, feel free to pre-check the URL's first, I promise they're either relevant...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Alexei Kovalev Officially Retires

Via Puck Daddy: “Alexei Kovalev has retired from professional hockey, leading many hockey fans to proclaim, “ALEXEI KOVALEV WAS STILL PLAYING?!” Yes he was, in fact: He played for a second-tier Swiss team called EHC Visp and had 70 points in 59 games in leading them to the National League B championship.“ Kovalev gave us a bunch of great memories as a Penguin. KLS Line Forever...
Via The Pensblog
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Your Eastern Conference Champion…New York Rangers

In case you didn’t know (via We Bleed Blue)… Keep reading for all the celebratory happiness… Broadway Hat presentation with James Dolan in the house… Remember when we said Arniel was going to destroy this team? Damn this crow tastes good. Four more pieces!!!! Got to love Alexei Kovalev wearing the 1994 Stanley Cup hat and t-shirt in the crowd last night. Get that...
Via NY Rangers Blog
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Alexei Kovalev shows loyalties to the Rangers

Alexei Kovalev was a member of both the Montreal Canadians and the New York Rangers during his long, 20-year NHL career. He played well for both teams, but nothing tops his Stanley Cup win with the New York Rangers in 1994. Kovalev, a 1991 draftee of the club, was part of the team that snapped the longest drought in NHL history at that time. While he would go on to personal success...
Via Bloguin Best
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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