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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)

2012-13: Scored GW goal Jan. 31 vs WPG...Scored a goal and added two assists in his Panthers debut Jan. 19 vs. CAR.

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...