As per Ben Wright at the Blueland Blog.
And, for now anyway, it sounds as though Ilya Kovalchuk is happy in Atlanta. It's been another brutal season so far, but he does have another year on his contract so who knows? Maybe a regime change finally comes in terms of a new GM and the new guy can somehow persuade his lone star to stay put?
This has to be the latest captaincy announcement in recent history.