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Report: Tavares to meet with 5 teams during NHL interview period

24 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

Impending free agent John Tavares will reportedly meet with five teams during the NHL's interview period, which opens Sunday and runs through the week leading up to the start of free agency on July 1.
I am told that Tavares will meet with five teams during interview period that opens tomorrow. Rangers are not among them.
- Larry Brooks June 23, 2018
It is currently unknown as to which teams will receive the opportunity to interview the franchise centre, but Arthur Staple of The Athletic reports that the Toronto Maple Leafs, San Jose Sharks and Dallas Stars are likely on the list while the...
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Ilya Kovalchuk is returning to NHL after five-year absence

Ilya Kovalchuk is returning to NHL after five-year absence

24 days ago   |   By New York Post

Russian forward Ilya Kovalchuk has agreed to a three-year, $18.75 million deal to return to the NHL with the Los Angeles Kings. The club announced the deal Saturday with Kovalchuk, who is back in North America after a five-year absence. Kovalchuk was the No. 1 pick in the 2001 NHL draft by the Thrashers. He...
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Ilya Kovalchuk picks the Kings: Now what?

24 days ago   |   By ESPN

The 35-year-old free agent is headed to Los Angeles. What does that mean for other free agents, trade targets and the Kovy runners-up?
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Ilya Kovalchuk returns to NHL with L.A. Kings in $18M deal

Ilya Kovalchuk returns to NHL with L.A. Kings in $18M deal

24 days ago   |   By TORONTO STAR

Kovalchuk was the No. 1 pick in the 2001 NHL draft. He left the league for a five-year stint in Russia.
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Report: Tavares will speak with 5 teams during UFA speaking period

24 days ago   |   By TheScore

Big news from the NHL Draft floor, as New York Islanders forward John Tavares will use next week's interview period to speak with five teams before becoming an unrestricted free agent on July 1, his agent Pat Brisson confirmed to The Athletic's Pierre LeBrun. More to come. Copyright © 2018 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license.
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Ilya Kovalchuk strikes three-year deal with Los Angeles Kings to return to NHL

24 days ago   |   By CBSSports

The 35-year-old Russian and 2018 Winter Olympics MVP hasn't played in the NHL since 2012-13
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Kings are the lucky winners of the Ilya Kovalchuk sweepstakes

24 days ago   |   By FanSided

One of the biggest targets for NHL teams this offseason was Ilya Kovalchuk, who led the KHL in scoring but hasn't played in the NHL since 2012-13. Many teams tried, but the Los Angeles Kings were the ones victorious in signing him. Ilya Kovalchuk can't officially sign with a team until the NHL's free agency...
Kings are the lucky winners of the Ilya Kovalchuk sweepstakes - FanSided - FanSided - Sports News, Entertainment, Lifestyle & Technology - 300+ Sites
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Ilya Kovalchuk returns to NHL on 3-year deal with Kings

Ilya Kovalchuk returns to NHL on 3-year deal with Kings

24 days ago   |   By CBC

Russian forward Ilya Kovalchuk has agreed to a three-year, $18.75 million US deal to return to the NHL with the Los Angeles Kings.
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Ilya Kovalchuk, LA Kings agree to three-year deal

24 days ago   |   By ProHockeyTalk

The Kings get their man.
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Ilya Kovalchuk, Kings Agree To Three-Year Deal; What's Next For Bruins?

24 days ago   |   By NESN

The Boston Bruins' pursuit of Ilya Kovalchuk has come to an end.
The Russian Winger agreed to a three-year deal with the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday, the team announced. Kovalchuk played the last five seasons in Russia's Kontinental Hockey League after leaving the NHL following the 2012-13 season.
Here's the announcement from the Kings:
KHL's leading scorer and 2018 Olympic MVP Ilya Kovalchuk will join the LA Kings for the 2018-19 season after agreeing to terms on a 3-year contract.
- LA Kings June 23, 2018
Kovalchuk reportedly was seeking a deal akin to the one 38-year-old Patrick...
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Ilya Kovalchuk agrees to terms with Los Angeles Kings

24 days ago   |   By Yardbarker

The Ilya Kovalchuk saga is finally over, and the Russian sniper has decided to move to Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Kings have agreed to terms with Kovalchuk on a three-year contract, and will officially sign him on July 1. The contract will carry a $6.25M cap hit.Kovalchuk is returning from the KHL after five years away, but had several teams pursuing him right down to the wire. The deciding factor seems to have been the third season, which was the exact same thing that convinced fellow J.P. Barry client Patrick Marleau to go to Toronto at an advanced age. Kovalchuk's deal is a 35+...
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Kovalchuk to make NHL return with Kings

24 days ago   |   By ESPN

Ilya Kovalchuk, who retired from the NHL in 2013 to play with St. Petersburg of the Kontinental Hockey League, has agreed to a 3-year deal with the L.A. Kings.
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Russian forward Ilya Kovalchuk returns to NHL with LA Kings

24 days ago   |   By USA Today

Russian forward Ilya Kovalchuk has agreed to return to the NHL with the Los Angeles Kings
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Russian forward Ilya Kovalchuk returns to NHL with LA Kings

24 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

Russian forward Ilya Kovalchuk has agreed to a three-year, $18.75 million deal to return to the NHL with the Los Angeles Kings.
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Ilya Kovalchuk Agrees to Contract with Kings After 5 Years in Russia

24 days ago   |   By Bleacher Report

The Los Angeles Kings announced Saturday that they have agreed to a three-year contract with veteran winger Ilya Kovalchuk. According to TSN's Bob McKenzie , the deal is worth $6...
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LA Kings agree to terms with forward Ilya Kovalchuk on three-year contract

LA Kings agree to terms with forward Ilya Kovalchuk on three-year contract

24 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

KHL's leading scorer will join the Kings for the 2018-19 season.
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Kings agree to three-year contract with Ilya Kovalchuk

24 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

The Los Angeles Kings have agreed to a three-year contract with Ilya Kovalchuk, the team announced Saturday.
The 35-year-old winger returns to the NHL after spending the past five seasons in Russia's Kontinental Hockey League. He won the league's scoring title with 31 goals and 63 points in 53 games this season for SKA St. Petersburg.
“We are excited to add Ilya to the LA Kings organization,” said Kings general manager Rob Blake in a press release. “He gives us an added element of skill and scoring along with a desire to win.”
The signing won't become official until July 1.
Several teams...
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Kings, Kovalchuk agree to terms on 3-year deal worth reported $18.75M

24 days ago   |   By TheScore

The Los Angeles Kings have agreed to terms on a three-year deal with Ilya Kovalchuk , the team announced. The deal is reportedly comes with an average annual value of $6.25 million, according to TSN's Darren Dreger. Kovalchuk is 35 years old and five years removed from the NHL, but he has remained productive overseas, collecting 31 goals and 63 points in 53 games this past season with SKA St. Petersburg of the KHL. "We are excited to add Ilya to the LA Kings organization. He gives us an added element of skill and scoring along with a desire to win. We will withhold further comment until...
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NHL free agent news: Ilya Kovalchuk agrees to sign with Kings in return to NHL

NHL free agent news: Ilya Kovalchuk agrees to sign with Kings in return to NHL

24 days ago   |   By Sporting News

The former Devils and Thrashers star, now 35 after a stint in Russia, is headed to the West Coast to resume a once-dynamic NHL career in pursuit of a Stanley Cup.
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Police: Drowning of NHL goalie Ray Emery not suspicious

Police: Drowning of NHL goalie Ray Emery not suspicious

The drowning of former NHL goalie Ray Emery does not appear suspicious, police said. Emery's body was found at about 2:50 p.m. Sunday, about 20 yards from where he went into... Read more ...

Former NHL goalie Ray Emery drowns in Hamilton, Ontario

Former NHL goalie Ray Emery drowns in Hamilton, Ontario

Retired NHL goaltender Ray Emery, who helped the Ottawa Senators reach the final in 2007 and won the Stanley Cup with the Chicago Blackhawks in 2013, drowned in his hometown of... Read more ...

Flames sign forward Elias Lindholm to 6-year contract

Flames sign forward Elias Lindholm to 6-year contract

Calgary Flames acquired Swedish forward Elias Lindholm in June trade with Carolina Hurricanes. Read more ...

Flames, newcomer Elias Lindholm agree to 6-year contract

Flames, newcomer Elias Lindholm agree to 6-year contract

The Calgary Flames have signed restricted free-agent forward Elias Lindholm to a six-year contract with an average annual value of $4.85 million US. Read more ...

Sadly fitting that Ray Emery's tragic death at 35 comes under a shroud of...

Sadly fitting that Ray Emery's tragic death at 35 comes under a shroud of mystery

A day after Ray Emery's dead body was pulled from Hamilton Harbour by a police dive team, there remain many questions. Was the former NHL goaltender just jumping in the water... Read more ...

Maple Leafs sign 1st-round pick Sandin to entry-level contract

Maple Leafs sign 1st-round pick Sandin to entry-level contract

The Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday announced they have signed defenceman Rasmus Sandin, the 29th overall pick at last month's draft in Dallas, to a three-year, entry-level deal. Read more ...

Ducks commit to centre Adam Henrique for 5 years

Ducks commit to centre Adam Henrique for 5 years

Centre Adam Henrique has signed a five-year extension worth $29.1 million US with the Anaheim Ducks. The 28-year-old had a combined 24 goals and 50 points in 81 games with... Read more ...

From intense rivalry, Martin Biron remembers Ray Emery as respected opponent

From intense rivalry, Martin Biron remembers Ray Emery as respected opponent

A decade after an infamous NHL line brawl that included both goaltenders dropping the gloves at centre ice, Martin Biron gave Ray Emery a chance to take one final blow. Emery... Read more ...

Flames, newcomer Elias Lindholm agree to 6-year contract

Flames, newcomer Elias Lindholm agree to 6-year contract

The Calgary Flames have signed restricted free-agent forward Elias Lindholm to a six-year contract with an average annual value of $4.85 million US. Read more ...

Ex-NHL goalie Ray Emery drowns in Hamilton harbour

Ex-NHL goalie Ray Emery drowns in Hamilton harbour

Hamilton police have confirmed that the man who drowned in Hamilton harbour was former Ottawa Senators goalie Ray Emery. Read more ...