The Efforts Of Kovalchuk Are Not Enough To Bring “Montreal” From The Crisis
Crisis, but talented ilya kovalchuk moved to the most titled in the history of nhl club, «montreal canadiens». Unfortunately for russian, during his crisis. Despite this, forward tries to prove his utility, and he turns out. Read more in material.
Kovalchuk and his last chance in the nhl
In our special article we reasoned about the teams in which ilya kovalchuk could go. The most likely clubs among experts were considered «boston», «pittsburgh» and «calgary». But on january 4, it became known that the famous striker siged a one-year contract with «montrealem». And already on january 7, he got the opportinity to debut for a new club.
In his first game, he distinguished himself by an assistant, six power techniques and earned the utility coefficient +2, for which he was recognized «third star match». That’s just that it turned out not enough to win the club. According to the result «montreal» laigral «winnipega» with a score of 2: 3.
However, the trials of the striker were marked by experts, partners and even ex-coach kovalchuk from «los angeles» todd maclallan. To prove his worth ilya continued in the next game against «red wengz». And here he was able to celebrate the participation in the scored washers as two times, but he could not distinguish himself. And unfortunately for russian, canadians have played again, this time with a score of 3: 4.
Indition to the temy fact of lesion, thickens paints the fact that it has become the seventh consective «montreal». And indeed: the most titled in the history of the national hockey league club is now experiency not the best times. In «atlantic division» the team takes only a sixth place with 43 points in the asset, giving way to coming first «boston» 18 points.
But kovalchuk himself admitted that his main goal was not money and not trophies, he wanted to start playing again. And while the veteran has every chance to fix the basis, but will the take advantage of an athlete – time will show.
On the chronology of kovalchuk failures after returning to the nhl, you can read in our article.
Earlier, we wrote about the fact that alexander ovechkin refused to participate in the match of all stars.