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Kings hope to see bursts of old Kovalchuk

LOS ANGELES–In the five years since Ilya Kovalchuk abandoned his contract with the New Jersey Devils to play for SKA St. Petersburg in his native Russia, the NHL has trended toward a style driven by youth and speed. Kovalchuk, 35, will not bring youth or speed to the Los Angeles Kings, who signed him to a three-year, $18.75-million contract as a free agent this month and expanded their already sizable stockpile of 30-somethings.

Where's the Penguin's Stanley Cup been? Obama reveals some details

2016 Stanley Cup champions The Pittsburgh Penguins were honored at the White House. While honored the NHL team, President Obama revealed how team members have shared the trophy, including how it ended up as part of a family meal.