Alexei Kovalev to play in Russia
Veteran winger Alexei Kovalev has signed a two-year deal to play with Atlant Mytischi of the Kontinental Hockey League.
Kovalev last played with the Pittsburgh Penguins after being dealt by the Ottawa Senators at the trade deadline last season.
Former Philadelphia Flyers right wing Nikolay Zherdev signed a one-year deal to play for Atlant last week.
Kovalev, who won a Stanley Cup with the New York Rangers in 1994, was the 15th overall pick in the 1991 entry draft.
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