Kovalchuk Deal Expected Soon

It could be a matter of days or even hours, but a trade involving Atlanta’s Ilya Kovalchuk is expected soon. Very soon. There are still a number of possibilities for a final destination for Kovalchuk and the speculation is running rampant. The only sure bit of news is that Atlanta Thrashers GM Don Waddell toldContinue reading “Kovalchuk Deal Expected Soon”

Notes on the Kovalchuk Saga

A whole lot of names are being batted around alongside Ilya Kovalchuk, as an eventual destination for the Thrasher could be just about anywhere. Looking around online, it’s getting increasingly more difficult to sort out the facts from the rumours. At this point and time, nothing is known in concrete terms about where Kovalchuk couldContinue reading “Notes on the Kovalchuk Saga”

The Thrashers and Kovalchuk: Is He Worth It?

There have been a number of reports floating around the hockey world that suggest that Thrashers superstar Ilya Kovalchuk is asking for over $10 million a season to remain in Atlanta. That’s a hefty price tag for what many analysts consider to be a mixed bag player in Kovalchuk. But the fact of the matterContinue reading “The Thrashers and Kovalchuk: Is He Worth It?”

Ilya Kovalchuk: Will He or Won’t He?

The Atlanta Thrashers are proving to be somewhat surprising starting the season. For one thing, they’re a team that’s actually winning. Many would argue that they, along with the likes of the Colorado Avalanche and Phoenix Coyotes, should simply not be piling up the victories, but they are and fans in Atlanta have to beContinue reading “Ilya Kovalchuk: Will He or Won’t He?”

Chelios Skates with the Wolves

Chris Chelios skated with the AHL’s Chicago Wolves franchise and is expected to sign a contract with the club within a week. Chelios, 47, is signing the contract with hopes of getting back on to an NHL team at some point in the near future. He believes playing with the Wolves will help his chances.Continue reading “Chelios Skates with the Wolves”