BY BOB HOLT
Unrestricted free agent Ilya Kovalchuk has decided to re-sign with the Devils, his agent and the team announced this morning.
NorthJersey.com said the Devils will be holding a news conference at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Prudential Center to make the official announcement.
"Ilya's excited to be continuing his career with New Jersey and knows first-hand the team's dedication and commitment to winning," Kovalchuk's agent, Jay Grossman, stated in a release posted on his agency's website.
Kovalchuk, 27, had been an unrestricted free agent since noon on July 1.