Forward of the Omsk hockey club “Avangard” Ilya Kovalchuk will be appointed team captain.
As reported on the club’s website, Kovalchuk will be the captain along with Alexei Emelin.
Today Ilya Kovalchuk arrived in Balashikha and joined Avangard
Last Friday it became known that the athlete had signed a contract with the Omsk club.
The contract will be valid until the end of this season.
Last season, Kovalchuk played for several clubs, including the Washington Capitals.
The hockey player has 46 regular season NHL matches and 26 points.