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BREAKING: Ilya Kovalchuk Signs New Contract And Makes A Comeback


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Samer Dagher
November 29, 2023  (6:44 PM)
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Russian Superstar Ilya Kovalchuk Reportedly Inks New Contract After Long Lay Off

The hockey world is buzzing with news of 40-year-old Ilya Kovalchuk's return to the ice after a 2 year absence. Reports confirm he is signing a one-year deal with Spartak Moskva in the KHL.
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Following a 2-year absence from playing professional ice hockey, 🇷🇺Ilya Kovalchuk signs a 1-year contract with #Spartak Moskva in the #KHL! Kovalchuk, 40, most recently played for #Avangard Omsk during the 2020-21 season and scored 17 (5+12) points in 16 #KHL games. He won a Gagarin Cup championship as well, scoring 9 (4+5) points in 24 playoff games. The former first overall pick is a 2x World Champion, Olympic gold medalist (as MVP), U18 World Champion, 3x Gagarin Cup winner, and has 876 career #NHL points to his name.


Kovalchuk, a former first overall pick, brings a wealth of experience, having won accolades like the Gagarin Cup and Olympic gold. His recent stint with Avangard Omsk showcased his skill, tallying 17 points in just 16 games during the 2020-21 season.
This move is a nostalgic treat for fans, marking a potential final glimpse of Kovalchuk's brilliance on the hockey rink.
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