Hockey player Ilya Kovalchuk, who signed a contract with Moscow Spartak until the end of the season on December 6, will earn 15 million rubles. This was reported by “Sports Express”. Kovalchuk will wear number 71 at Spartak.
Kovalchuk was introduced as a team player in the match against Dynamo on 5 December. Then, the red-whites defeated their opponent with a score of 8:7 in overtime.
The red-whites are leading the Western Conference standings with 54 points. The blue-whites have the same points but have one game in hand.
Kovalchuk played for Spartak from 1999 to 2001. Together with the club, he became the champion of the Major League.
In 2021, he won the Gagarin Cup three times as part of Omsk Avangard and decided to suspend his activities as a player. At the moment, Kovalchuk has not announced his retirement.
In the National Hockey League (NHL), Kovalchuk played in Atlanta, New Jersey, Washington and Montreal.
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