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EVGENY KUZNETSOV RUMORS

Caps sign Evgeny Kuznetsov to two-year deal

Washington has three critical restricted free agents.  One has signed a new deal, two have filed for salary arbitration. The Caps signed Evgeny Kuznetsov to a two-year bridge contract that will pay him $2.2 million this coming season and $3.4 million next season.  Kuznetsov will remain a restricted free agent when the current contract expires in 2016-17. Kuznetsov was a first round...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals C Kuznetsov re-ups with team on $6M, 2-year contract

Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov has signed a $6 million, two-year contract. The team announced the deal Monday. As a rookie, Kuznetsov had 11 goals and 26 assists during the regular season, and then starred in the playoffs, with five goals and two assists. He scored twice in Game 5 against the New York Islanders in the first round, and netted the winning goal in a 2-1...
Via AP on Fox
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals C Evgeny Kuznetsov signs $6M, 2-year contract

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov has signed a $6 million, two-year contract. The team announced the deal Monday. As a rookie, Kuznetsov had 11 goals and 26 assists during the regular season, and then starred in the playoffs, with five goals and two assists. He scored twice in Game 5 against the New York Islanders in the first round, and netted the...
Via AP on Fox
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals’ Evgeny Kuznetsov Plays the Hero with Game-Winner in Game 7 vs. Islanders

“Game Seven” are the two most dreaded words for Washington Capitals fans. Monday’s game was 60 minutes of anxiety for those fans, especially after a scoreless first period, and a tied game at 1-1 late in the third. That anxiety was quickly subdued when young Russian Evgeny Kuznetsov scored the go-ahead goal with 7:18 remaining. Kuznetsov whipped around Islanders forward Fran...
Via KCM Sports
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Ovechkin hangs out with Brad Pitt at movie premiere

Alexander Ovechkin and Washington Capitals teammates Evgeny Kuznetsov and Dmitry Orlov were among the many luminaries who strolled the red carpet while attending the premiere of “Fury” at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. during a special screening on Wednesday night. While hobnobbing with the beautiful people, Ovechkin and his teammates ran into who else but […] The post Alexander...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Evgeny Kuznetsov is finally here

Late last week the Washington Capitals made one of the best trade deadline moves anyone possibly could have made by bringing over their 26th overall pick in the 2010 NHL entry draft from the KHL. Just in time for the Fantasy Hockey playoffs. He’s here to save your season. Yahoo! finally added the Russian star to the waiver pool shortly after his NHL debut Monday, and he remains...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Evgeny Kuznetsov, the Capitals and expectations

        On Monday evening, Evgeny Kuznetsov made his North American debut for the Washington Capitals. The 21 year old was one of the world’s top prospects before making his debut and is expected to infuse some vitality in a Washington team who currently sits outside of the playoff picture and is looking to make the Stanley Cup playoffs. It’s understandable for...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Evgeny Kuznetsov’s KHL contract is terminated

According to this report, the contract between Caps prospect Evgeny Kuznetsov and his contract with the KHL, Russia’s premier professional hockey league, has been terminated.  The move was expected when Kuznetsov’s Traktor team was eliminated from the KHL playoffs.  Here is the statement via the KHL’s Facebook page. The contract of forward Evgeny Kuznetsov and Traktor has...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Evgeny Kuznetsov near for the Caps?

The Washington Capitals and the fans have been waiting for a long time for the arrival of Russian prospect Evgeny Kuznetsov.   The Capitals are hoping that wait may be winding down. Kuznetsov was drafted the Caps in the first round of the 2010 NHL Draft, selected 26th overall.   He can be an electrifying goal scorer and seem to be gifted and creative in one-on-one situations....
Via DC Pro Sports Report
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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