Ilya Kovalchuk back in Devils' lineup
NEW YORK -- Ilya Kovalchuk rejoined the New Jersey Devils' lineup on Sunday, one night after he was benched by coach John MacLean for an undisclosed reason.
The $100 million forward, in the first year of a 15-year deal with the Devils, met with the media before New Jersey faced the New York Rangers. Kovalchuk provided no information for why he was forced to sit out Saturday's home game against Buffalo.
Kovalchuk said it was MacLean's decision to bench him, and the reason behind ...
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