the Forward of hockey Russian national team and NHL club “Montreal Canadiens” Ilya Kovalchuk in the near future to start negotiations on a new contract. Insiders report that the player, who moved to Canada from the “Los Angeles kings”, is well established.

As already mentioned Вести.Ru no matter who began the season in Sunny California, moved to Montreal, signed a minimum contract with the team until the summer of this year. And here, as reported AllHockey.Ru in the “Canadiens” the Russians seemed to have found a second wind and scored 10 (5 goals and assists) points in 13 games.

talking About Kovalchuk, how about the hockey player who gives an example of sports longevity partners, is working hard in training and takes care of young players. Now the canadian press reports that Montreal is ready to discuss with Ilya the issue of extending the agreement. Of course, the 36-year-old Kovalchuk is unlikely to get a very high salary, but the fact that he changed his career for the better, can not but rejoice.