Forward Ilya Kovalchuk signed a contract with Montreal.
Bilateral agreement is calculated until the end of the season. The salary of the Russian striker will be 700 thousand in NHL and 70 thousand in the AHL.
Kovalchuk began this season with Los Angeles. On the account of the 36-year-old player 9 (3 + 6) points in 17 matches with a utility score of “-10”.
In December, the Russian went through the rejection draft procedure and became an unlimited free agent.