Ilya Kovalchuk Net Worth
Ilya Kovalchuk made money by Athletes niche. For all time, at the moment, 2016 year, Ilya Kovalchuk earned $9 Million. Exact sum is $9270000.
Short biography, height, weight, dates:
Birth date: April 15, 1983
Birth place: Tver, Russia
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight:229 lbs (104 kg)
Profession: Ice hockey player, Athlete
Spouse: Nicole Andrazajtis Kovalchuk (m. 2008)
Parents: Luba Kovalchuk, Valeri Kovalchuk
Wikipedia Source: Ilya Kovalchuk
Ilya Valeryevich Kovalchuk is a Russian professional ice hockey left winger currently playing for SKA Saint Petersburg of the Kontinental Hockey League. He debuted in the Russian Super League with Spartak Moscow, before continuing his career in the National Hockey League. Drafted first overall in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft by the Atlanta Thrashers, he began his NHL career with them in 2001Р 02. After eight seasons with the Thrashers, he was traded to the New Jersey Devils in February 2010, and later signed a 15-year, $100 million contract during the off-season after a 17-year, $102 million was rejected by the league as being an attempt to circumvent salary cap restrictions. Three years later, he retired from the NHL on July 11, 2013, having played 11 seasons. Kovalchuk is 5th all-time in overtime goals scored, and 18th all time in goals per game average. He is the 5th highest scoring Russian in NHL history. Internationally, Kovalchuk has played for Russia in the IIHF World U18 Championship, World Junior Championship, World Championship, World Cup and Winter Olympics, highlighted by back-to-back gold medals in the 2008 and 2009 World Championship.