#17 is Number 53 on BusinessWeek 2010 Power 100

The common sports fan may not see Atlanta Georgia as a big time hockey town, but don’t tell Ilya Kovalchuk. The Super Russian has been named the 53rd most powerful athlete in all of sports by Business Week. “Kovy” is ahead of NBA’s Steve Nash, MLB’s Evan Longoria, and the NFL’s Ben Roethlisberger. To find out more about Ilya Kovalchuk’s recent honor, please visit this link.