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Alex Kovalev
Alex Kovalev
Right Wing
(koh-VAH-lehv, al-EHX)
Number: 27
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 222
Shoots: Left
Born: 24 Feb 1973  (Age 41)
Birthplace: Togliatti, Russia
Hometown: Togliatti, Russia
Acquired: From NY Rangers on March 2, 2004 in return for Jozef Balej and a 2nd round draft pick in 2004
Drafted: NYR / 1991 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (15th overall)



2008-09:
Led the team in assists (8), points (10) and SOG (42) in Nov... Dec. leader for MTL in points (12) and +/- (+10 )... Named to the AS Game starting lineup as team captain and won Game MVP honours... Fired a team-high 39 SOG in Dec... Led all MTL forwards in TOI/G in Jan. (18:30), Feb. (18:13) and March (19:34)... Team-high 8 assists in Feb. (T-Markov)... Team's top goal scorer with 8 markers in March... Named 1st star of the week (ending April 5), leading the league with 9 points in 3 games...