Ilya Kovalchuk Could Be on the Move Again Soon

April 28th, 2010 by Warren Shaw Leave a reply »

After participating in the playoffs for only the second time in his career, Ilya Kovalchuk just may be on the move again.

Rumors have already started circulating indicating that New Jersey may not sign Kovalchuk to the rich contract he is seeking.

Kovalchuk, who started his NHL career with the Atlanta Thrashers, left the team unable to come to terms on a new contract.

It became obvious that Kovalchuk did not want to re-sign with Atlanta when he turned down an offer of over $100 million to stay in a Thrashers uniform.

The New Jersey Devils offered, and the Thrashers accepted, an intriguing combination of players and a first round draft selection.

Kovalchuk finished the regular season in a Devils uniform averaging close to a point per game. 

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