Ilya Kovalchuk, who just signed a 15-year, $100 contract this past offseason with the Devils, had his turn in a shootout with the Devils-Sabres game on the line last night. The Sabres were up 2-1 in the overtime shootout, and Kovalchuk needed to score a goal to extend the shootout.
This is what happened:
With that, Kovalchuk scoring just three goals and having a minus-7(+/-) in 15 games, and his Devils having the worst record in the NHL, it's clear he's worth every penny so far.
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