Ilya Kovalchuk's NHL Career

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July 2013

With his stunning announcement that he is retiring from the NHL at age 30 after 11 seasons, winger Ilya Kovalchuk walked away from the New Jersey Devils and a contract that would have paid him $77 million during the next 12 seasons. Here's a look back at the career of one of the game's premiere snipers.

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