SKA St. Petersburg won their first KHL title on Sunday.
New Jersey GM Lou Lamoriello and owner Josh Harris confirmed that a return for Ilya Kovalchuk hasn't entered their minds since he left the team.
Don't read too much into the rumors that Ilya Kovalchuk might return to the New Jersey Devils for the 2014-15 campaign.
Ilya Kovalchuk scored Russia's only goal in a 3-1 loss to Finland in Wednesday's quarterfinals match.
Ilya Kovalchuk didn't participate in Monday's practice as a precaution, but he's expected to play Tuesday against Norway.
Ilya Kovalchuk scored the shootout winner for Russia in their thrilling 1-0 victory over Slovakia on Sunday.
Ilya Kovalchuk appears to be happy with his decision to play in the KHL this season after retiring from the NHL.
Ilya Kovalchuk currently sits eighth in KHL scoring with 13 goals and 33 points through 31 games.
Ilya Kovalchuk said the possibility of eventually returning to the NHL is not on his mind.
Ilya Kovalchuk has officially agreed to terms with KHL St. Petersburg.
Ilya Kovalchuk isn't expected to officially sign with KHL St. Petersburg on Friday.
Ilya Kovalchuk has agreed to join the KHL's St. Petersburg SKA.
Ilya Kovalchuk has signed his retirement papers.
The New Jersey Devils might face a $250,000 annual cap penalty through 2025 due to Ilya Kovalchuk's retirement.