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EVGENY KUZNETSOV RUMORS

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’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

Caps prospect Kuznetsov to finally join team

Evgeny Kuznetsov, seen here after being drafted in 2010, will be making his way to the Capital District now that the KHL season is over. (courtesy of Hockey’s Future) It’s official! After angering the hockey Gods somehow in Sunday’s 5-4 overtime loss against the Flyers, the Hockey Gods shine thier light on the boys in Red with the arrival of highly talented prospect Evgeny...
Via DC Sports-Kings
March 04, 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

Evgeny Kuznetsov leaving KHL team to join Capitals

The time is near for Evgeny Kuznetsov to make his NHL debut. (AP Photo) For many anxious Washington Capitals fans, the wait is over: top prospect Evgeny Kuznetsov will be making his way from the KHL to the NHL before the season is up. Selected 26th in the 2010 NHL Draft by the Capitals, Kuznetsov has been playing with Traktor Chelyabinsk of the KHL. In 206 games with Traktor, Kuznetsov...
Via Around The Rink
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Kuznetsov On Why He Wants To Play In The NHL

from RIA NOVOSTI, Washington Capitals prospect Evgeny Kuznetsov told R-Sport on Monday he is yearning to leave Russia for the NHL to avoid stagnating as a player. Last week, the 21-year-old said this season would be his last the with his hometown team Traktor Chelyabinsk, before he moves overseas to join Capitals, who drafted him 26th overall in 2010. “If I don’t...
Via Kukla's Korner
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Capitals prospect Kuznetsov changes jersey number

Washington Capitals prospect and Traktor Chelyabinsk forward Evgeny Kuznetsov has officially changed his number from 92 to 84 according to our friends at Russian Machine Never Breaks.  Though the announcement was made back in July, the team and Kuznetsov spoke nothing else of the matter until team pictures were taken, with Kuznetsov sporting his new number. Kuznetsov has not been...
Via DC Sports-Kings
August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Kuznetsov Clears The Air: NHL Bound in ’14

Evgeny Kuznetsov states he’ll play for Washington in 2014 (photo courtesy of sports.yahoo.com) People of Washington, cue Sam and Dave, because Evgeny Kuznetsov says “Hold On I’m Coming”! According to russianmachineneverbreaks.com, Kuznetsov spoke to Sports Express reporter Mikhail Zislis restating that he’ll spend one more season in Russia before heading across the pond...
Via Around The Rink
May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Evgeny Kuznetsov won't join Washington Capitals

Reports out of Russia indicate Washington Capitals prospect Evgeny Kuznetsov will remain in the KHL for another two years. According to Dmitry Chesnokov, Kuznetsov said he will play for Traktor Chelyabinsk until 2014. The nearly 20-year-old winger reportedly told SovSport he doesn't feel ready for the NHL yet. The internal pressure on Kuznetsov to stay in Russia is thought...
Via Hockey Fan Land
May 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Evgeny Kuznetsov Injured During KHL Game

As if the Washington Capitals and their fans needed any more bad news to come down the pipe, the hockey gods sent them some anyway. According to the website Sovietsky Sport, and as first reported by TSN's Dmitry Chesnokov, Capitals superprospect Evgeny Kuznetsov was "seriously injured" during the final moments of his team, Traktor Chelyabinsk's, game on Friday...
Via Rock the Red
February 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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