Florida Panthers GM Dale Tallon confirmed to The Miami Herald that Alexei Kovalev has signed his retirement papers and is no longer a member of the team.
The Florida Panthers might part ways with Alexei Kovalev.
Alexei Kovalev was a healthy scratch on his 40th birthday.
Alexei Kovalev rejoined the Panthers lineup Friday night.
Alexei Kovalev will be a healthy scratch Thursday night at Philadelphia.
Alexei Kovalev will return to the Florida lineup on Tuesday after being a healthy scratch the previous two games.
Alexei Kovalev skated with Marcel Goc and Tomas Kopecky during practice Monday.
Alexei Kovalev may return to the Panther lineup Saturday against the Capitals after being a healthy scratch Thursday night against the Flyers.
Alexei Kovalev didn't end up missing any playing time due to the flu.
Alexei Kovalev is expected to play Sunday against Buffalo.
Alexei Kovalev didn't practice on Friday due to the flu.
Alexei Kovalev scored his first goal Thursday since the Florida Panthers' season opener.
Alexei Kovalev skated with the top line during Thursday's morning skate.
Alexei Kovalev made his return to Ottawa on Monday and on Tuesday he'll be back on the ice in Montreal against the Canadiens.