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Los Angeles Kings Western Conference Pacific Division
Ilya Kovalchuk • #17 • LW
Status:On roster
Ht/Wt:6'3", 230 lbs.
Born:Apr 15, 1983 (35 yrs) in Tver, RUS
Experience:11 years
Drafted:Drafted by Atlanta in 2001 (1/1).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2018.
2018-19 Season Stats
YTD 60 14 17 31 -26 10 4 0 1 16:25 135 0.52
On Pace 69 16 20 36 -30 11 5 0 1 16:25 155 0.52
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Scouting Report
Has awesome offensive instincts and a tremendous shot. Can blow by people with superior skating ability. Can dominate in one-on-one situations with defenders. Is capable of playing the point on power plays. Has added more versatility in his game with time. Does not use his linemates effectively enough, though he has improved. Is now always prepared for opponents when they bear down on him. Is not very good in the defensive zone. Has a history of occasional moodiness, which hurts both himself and his team.
Long Range Potential: Excellent, veteran sniper.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NHL Maurice "Rocket" Richard 2003-04 (shared with Rick Nash and Jarome Iginla)
NHL First All-Star Team 2011-12
NHL Second All-Star Team 2003-04
NHL All-Rookie Team 2001-02
NHL Played in the NHL YoungStars Game 2001-02
NHL NHL YoungStars Game MVP 2001-02
NHL Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game 2008-09, 2007-08, 2003-04
Olympic Olympic Bronze Medal 2002 (Russia)
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