|Alex Kovalev, the first Soviet-born player ever selected in the first round of an NHL draft, was the 15th overall pick by the New York Rangers in 1991.
Kovalev wore this CCM mesh jersey as a professional rookie during the 1992-93 American Hockey League season, Kovalev's only season with the Binghamton Rangers.
The jersey, a Size 54, was manufactured by CCM and customized by Cosby's, the New York Rangers' long-time New York City customizer.
The jersey has terrific game use. It is peppered with repairs, stick marks, board burns, board paint, and unrepaired holes.
The jersey was autographed on the back number 7 by Kovalev, who put his New York Rangers' number 27 and his Binghamton Rangers' No. 17 on the autograph.
There was a previous nameplate on the jersey, indicating that some player wore this before Kovalev.
The NHL great who won a Stanley Cup with the Rangers as an NHL rookie in 1993-94, was the last player to wear this jersey.
After he wore it, the jersey was acquired by our consignor directly from the team. A team letter of authenticity and full MeiGrade Registration will accompany this jersey.