NHL

Alex Kovalev # - RW

  • Age: 41
  • DOB: 1973/02/24
  • POB: Togliatti, USSR (RUS)
  • Height: 6-2 Weight: 222lbs
  • Shoots: L
  • NHL Seasons: 19
  • Drafted by NY Rangers in 1991 (1/15).

Honours and Awards

2008-09NHL - All-Star Game MVP
2008-09NHL - Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game
2007-08NHL - Second All-Star Team
2002-03NHL - Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game
2002Olympic - Olympic Bronze Medal
2000-01NHL - Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game
1993-94NHL - Stanley Cup
1992Olympic - Olympic Gold Medal

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/07/04Announced his retirement.
2013/06/10Signed with EHC Visp (Switzerland).
2013/03/21Announced his retirement.
2013/01/18Signed as a free agent by the Florida Panthers to a one-year contract.
2013/01/08Invited to training camp by the Florida Panthers.
2011/07/29Signed with the Atlant Moscow of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).
2011/02/24Acquired from the Ottawa Senators.
2011/01/21Missed 6 games (knee injury).
2011/01/11Knee injury, injured reserve.
2010/04/24Missed the last game of the regular season and 6 playoff games (torn left ACL).
2010/04/10Torn left ACL, sidelined indefinitely.
2010/03/27Missed 1 game (lower body injury).
2010/03/26Lower body injury, day-to-day.
2009/11/26Missed 3 games (personal reasons).
2009/11/21Personal reasons, day-to-day.
2009/07/06Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Ottawa Senators to a two-year contract.
2009/03/17Missed 2 games (flu).
2009/03/12Flu, day-to-day.
2007/03/17Missed 2 games (vertigo).
2007/03/13Vertigo, day-to-day.
2007/02/26Missed 7 games (left elbow injury).
2007/02/15Left elbow injury, early March.
2007/02/13Upper body injury, day-to-day.
2005/12/20Missed 13 games (knee surgery).
2005/11/14Knee surgery, late December.
2005/08/03Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Montreal Canadiens to a four-year contract.
2004/11/03NHL lockout: Signed with the Ak Bars Kazan of the Russian League.
2004/03/11Missed 2 games (separated right shoulder).
2004/03/06Separated right shoulder, day-to-day.
2004/03/05Shoulder injury, left Friday's game.
2004/03/02Acquired from the New York Rangers.
2003/08/13Re-signed by the New York Rangers.
2003/02/10Acquired from the Pittsburgh Penguins.
2002/12/10Missed 1 game (tricep injury).
2002/12/07Tricep injury, day-to-day.
2002/04/14Missed the last game of the regular season (hip flexor).
2002/04/12Hip flexor, day-to-day.
2002/04/10Missed 1 game (fatigued).
2002/04/08Fatigued, day-to-day.
2001/11/13Missed 13 games (knee injury).
2001/10/16Knee injury, sidelined indefinitely.
2001/03/24Suspended by the NHL for 3 games.

Trades

2013/01/18Signed as a free agent by the Florida Panthers.
2011/02/24Ottawa Senators traded Alex Kovalev to the Pittsburgh Penguins for a conditional seventh-round draft pick in 2011.
2009/07/06Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Ottawa Senators.
2004/03/02New York Rangers traded Alexei Kovalev to the Montreal Canadiens for Jozef Balej and a 2nd round selection in 2004.
2003/02/10Pittsburgh Penguins traded Alexei Kovalev, Dan LaCouture, Janne Laukkanen and Mike Wilson to the New York Rangers for Mikael Samuelsson, Rico Fata, Joel Bouchard, Richard Lintner and cash.
1998/11/25Pittsburgh Penguins traded Petr Nedved, Sean Pronger and Chris Tamer to the New York Rangers for Alexei Kovalev and Harry York.
1991/06/09Drafted by the New York Rangers in the 1st round (15th overall) in 1991.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
2013-14VispSwi244223052------82---
2012-13FloridaNHL14235-1110016219.527
2011-12MytischiKHL22156-131-0-116323.13-
2010-11PittsburghNHL2025730100016287.144
2010-11OttawaNHL54141327-9630032812311.3810
2010-11Total Ott/PitNHL74161834-6640034415110.6014
2009-10OttawaNHL77183149-84100055416510.9134
2008-09MontrealNHL78263965-511201147420912.4456
2007-08MontrealNHL823549841817300257023015.22-
2006-07MontrealNHL73182947-19814015781979.14-
2005-06MontrealNHL69234265-19240057620611.17-
2005-06RussiaOlympic8426------4---
2004-05KazanRus35101222-1-----80---
2004-05RussiaW-Cup4213------4---
2003-04MontrealNHL12123-40100112293.45-
2003-04NY RangersNHL66132942-538000541787.30-
2003-04Total NYR/MtlNHL78143145-939001662076.76-
2002-03NY RangersNHL24103132300-2205916.95-
2002-03PittsburghNHL54273764-118210-15021212.74-
2002-03Total Pit/NYRNHL78374077-911210037027113.65-
2001-02PittsburghNHL6732447628141038026612.03-
2000-01PittsburghNHL794451951212252199630714.33-
1999-00PittsburghNHL82264066-39172-49425410.24-
1998-99PittsburghNHL632026468571043715612.82-
1998-99NY RangersNHL14347-61200112358.57-
1998-99Total NYR/PitNHL772330532691054919112.04-
1997-98NY RangersNHL73233053-228-0-34417313.29-
1996-97NY RangersNHL4513223511180004211011.82-
1995-96NY RangersNHL8124345858101079820611.65-
1994-95NY RangersNHL48131528-6101013010312.62-
1993-94NY RangersNHL76233356187000315418412.50-
1992-93NY RangersNHL65201838-10300037913414.93-
1992-93BinghamtonAHL13131124------35---
TotalNHL13164305991029-31133-9-701304358511.99-
TotalAHL13131124------35---
TotalKHL22156-131-0-116323.13-
TotalRus35101222-1-----80---
TotalSwi244223052------82---
TotalOlympic8426------4---
TotalW-Cup4213------4---

Career Playoff Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
2013-14VispSwi21571017------41---
2012-13FloridaNHL--------------
2011-12MytischiKHL--------------
2010-11PittsburghNHL7112-30000110166.25-
2009-10OttawaNHL--------------
2008-09MontrealNHL421300000021216.67-
2007-08MontrealNHL125611-42210183912.82-
2006-07MontrealNHL--------------
2005-06MontrealNHL643731100041526.67-
2004-05KazanRus4000-2-----8---
2003-04MontrealNHL11641021200182920.69-
2002-03NY RangersNHL--------------
2001-02PittsburghNHL--------------
2000-01PittsburghNHL185510-21-0-0164411.36-
1999-00PittsburghNHL11156-10-0-010372.70-
1998-99PittsburghNHL10571200-0-1142420.83-
1997-98NY RangersNHL--------------
1996-97NY RangersNHL--------------
1995-96NY RangersNHL1134700-0-114319.68-
1994-95NY RangersNHL10471120-0-0102317.39-
1993-94NY RangersNHL239122155-0-2187112.68-
1992-93NY RangersNHL--------------
1992-93BinghamtonAHL9358------14---
TotalNHL1234555100210-1-711434113.20-
TotalAHL9358------14---
TotalRus4000-2-----8---
TotalSwi21571017------41---

Legend:

GP - games played
G - goals
A - assists
PTS - points
+/- - plus minus
PPG - power play goals
PPA - power play assists
SHG - short handed goals
SHA - short handed assists
GWG - game winning goals
PIM - penalties in minutes
PCT - shooting percentage


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