“He may be old for hockey player, but inside it doesn't seem like he's much older than us,” said Kuznetsov, who is nine years younger than Kovalchuk.
"He's one of that [type of] player when we grow up, we watch him," Kuznetsov said. "It's a big privilege to share the ice with him, especially for players like my generation. We've been seeing him play a lot for national team and he always been the type of guy that you're watching a lot."
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