News has broke that Kovalchuk is out with a broken bone in his right foot and will be sidelined for roughly four weeks.
With Kovalchuk out at least four weeks or longer, Atlanta will have to, for the first time, play without their superstar sniper for a long duration.
Kovalchuk has missed no more then four games any season his entire career since the Atlanta Thrashers drafted him.
It'll be interesting to see the Thrash play without Kovy; he is the prototypical Russian superstar .
He's fricken amazing with the puck, and probably has the best shot in the league.
The opposing team has to just cover him on the powerplay, and try their best to cover his speed in five-on-five play.
HeÆs never shown he canÆt play without the puck, and his ...
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