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Ilya Kovalchuk moves to other wing

Updated: September 18, 2010, 2:58 PM ET
Associated Press

NEWARK, N.J. -- Ilya Kovalchuk not only has a new $100 million contract, the Russian superstar has a new position.

During the New Jersey Devils' first practice of the season, new coach John MacLean moved the 27-year-old All-Star from left wing to right wing, playing him with Zach Parise and Travis Zajac on what could be a high-scoring line.

"Those two are probably are among the best players in the league, so it's always fun to play with great players," said Kovalchuk, who scored ...

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