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Washington Capitals Eastern Conference Metropolitan Division
 
Ilya Kovalchuk • #17 • RW
Status:On roster
Ht/Wt:6'3", 222 lbs.
Born:Apr 15, 1983 (37 yrs) in Tver, RUS
Experience:12 years
Drafted:Drafted by Atlanta in 2001 (1/1).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Montreal in 2020.
Shoots:R
2019-20 Season Stats
GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 46 10 16 26 -4 18 2 0 3 16:57 115 0.57
On Pace 59 13 21 34 -5 23 3 0 4 16:57 148 0.58
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Scouting Report
Assets: 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.
Flaws: 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.
Career 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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