Alex Kovalev Quotes

Alexei Vyacheslavovich "Alex" Kovalev (Russian: ??????? ???????????? ???????, Russian pronunciation: [?l???ks?ej v??t???slav?v??t? k?v??l??f]; born February 24, 1973) is a Russian professional ice hockey right wing who is currently a free agent and is serving as sports director of Swiss second-division team EHC Visp

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Alex Kovalev


“You (have to) find a way to win and that is why this team is good,”

Alex Kovalev


“I don't care. If they don't suspend him and they suspend me, that's being ridiculous. They didn't call him, that means they let them do whatever they want. Are we just going to watch and wait until we get hurt? I'm not going to let that go. I mean, he tried to hurt me. He had a good chance and he barely touched me, and I didn't let go my chance.”

Alex Kovalev


“They weren't close to what I was asking for. We had some talks and then we asked for certain things, and I guess they didn't believe what Montreal was giving us, and they didn't want to give us that much money.”

Alex Kovalev


“We're just competing. All we're focusing on now is start playing better hockey defensively, neutral zone. We always talk about whatever the score is we have to play a full sixty minutes, that's what's happening.”

Alex Kovalev


“I could not see the puck once it went off the boards. When I finally saw it, he was on a breakaway and there was a penalty to be taken, as opposed to a penalty to a penalty that you don't take.”

Alex Kovalev


“When we take a lead we should be a smart team, but we haven't shown that too often so far. But I know our guys are going to play a little smarter and they know how important every game is in the playoffs. I believe in this team and I said at the beginning of the season that this team is going to surprise a lot of people. So we'll see.”

Alex Kovalev


“We just ran out of energy. When you take so many penalties, it's going to cost you eventually.”

Alex Kovalev


“All I know is that he's a pretty good skater,”

Alex Kovalev


“I know everybody's tired. We really put a great effort out there. It's not an easy team to beat and we'll take it in the shootout.”

Alex Kovalev


“My point of view is that I really don't care who they have in goal. That's their game. That's their changes. Whatever they do, I shouldn't focus on it at all.”

Alex Kovalev


“This has never happened to me before,”

Alex Kovalev


“The way the fans support me here is unbelievable.”

Alex Kovalev


“Sometimes, when you can't score it yourself, you have to get somebody else to score for you.”

Alex Kovalev


“Montreal showed a little more that they wanted me. That's why I think they got me here. If Pittsburgh showed a little bit more interest, it could have been different. You never know.”

Alex Kovalev