Russian team SKA St. Petersburg says it has signed forward Ilya Kovalchuk to a four-year contract.
Red Wings star Pavel Datsyuk is expected to play in the KHL All-Star Game in Russia on Sunday.
Multiple reports have speculated that Ilya Kovalchuk is considering whether to stay in his native Russia rather than return to his NHL club, the New Jersey Devils, once the lockout ends.
ESPN will stream Kontinental Hockey League games online as NHL stars play overseas during the lockout.
On the heels of the NHL lockout that began Sunday, New Jersey Devils star Ilya Kovalchuk is headed home to his native Russia to play hockey during the work stoppage.
A Russian jet carrying a KHL ice hockey team crashed into a river bank Wednesday while taking off in western Russia, killing at least 43 people -- some of whom had ties to New York teams.
You may already be hearing the jokes about Ilya Kovalchuk deciding to re-sign with the Devils, but we can think of worse ways to spend $100 million.