Record-breaking Kovalchuk remains sharp despite KHL play

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) Ilya Kovalchuk may have been out of the NHL for almost five years, but he remains an impressive player.

The former New Jersey Devils wing and five-time Olympian scored his 12th and 13th career goals at the games in Saturday’s 4-0 win over the United States.

Before the game, he’d been Russia’s joint highest-scoring Olympic player since the collapse of the Soviet Union, but the first goal moved him past Pavel Bure’s 11 goals and made him the sole record...

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