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EVGENY KUZNETSOV RUMORS

Capitals top Panthers in shootout win

Evgeny Kuznetsov, Nicklas Backstrom and Alex Ovechkin scored on the Capitals’ first three attempts of the shootout and goaltender Justin Peters turned aside 20 of 21 shots through 65 minutes, along with a big stop on Jussi Jokinen in the shootout, to give the Caps their second straight win. With the win the Caps (3-0-2) became the only team in the Eastern Conference without a...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Burakovsky Is The Real Deal

Heading into this season all eyes were on rookie Evgeny Kuznetsov (1 A, 1 SOG) of the Caps and why not? The big Russian seems to have all the tools he needs to be an offensive powerhouse in the NHL. He showed some serious chops in his time with the KHL, but we all know that has to be taken with a grain of salt. Still, I fully expect he’ll break the 40-point mark this season, however...
Via Razzball Hockey
5 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ovi, Orlov, Kuznetsov meet Brad Pitt, present him with Capitals jersey

The premiere of Brad Pitt’s latest movie – Fury – was last night.  Three members of the Washington Capitals went along as well – Alex Ovechkin, Dmitri Orlov and Evgeny Kuznetsov.  All three players got to meet Pitt and he was even presented with a customized Capitals jersey by Ovechkin and Kuznetsov. Russian Machine Never Breaks Russian Machine Never Breaks Russian Machine...
Via DC Sports-Kings
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Evgeny Kuznetsov doesn’t want to win the Calder Trophy

Photo cred: espn.go.com Last season, Capitals’ center Evgeny Kuznetsov brought a spark to the lineup after coming over from the KHL. For those of you who don’t know, Kuznetsov was drafted by the Capitals 26th overall in the 2010 NHL draft. After playing 4 seasons with Chelyabinsk Traktor in the KHL and making his NHL debut with the Capitals last season, many hockey analysts believe...
Via DC Sports-Kings
10 days ago  |  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

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

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
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