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EVGENY KUZNETSOV RUMORS

Caps down Sabres in Shootout, Win second straight

As the playoffs loom closer and closer, the Washington Capitals picked up another two important standing points last evening in Buffalo, downing the Sabres 4-3 in a shootout.  Evgeny Kuznetsov tallied the only shootout goal to lift the Caps to the big win.  The win improves the Caps to 38-23-10 and pushes them to within two points of Pittsburgh and four points of the Islanders...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Evgeny Kuznetsov scores only goal of shootout, lifts Caps over Sabres

  Evgeny Kuznetsov said the NHL shootout is a bit like playing poker. And the Washington Capitals rookie forward had an ace up his sleeve. ''A couple,'' he said, with a wide smile. After scoring in regulation, Kuznetsov took a winding, patient route to the net to score the only goal in the shootout to secure a 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Monday night. ''I'd make a joke, but...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Kuznetsov caps Capitals' 4-3 shootout win over Sabres

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Evgeny Kuznetsov scored in regulation and the lone goal in the shootout to lead the Washington Capitals to a 4-3 win over the last-place Buffalo Sabres on Monday night. Matt Niskanen had two assists for the Capitals, who overcame a pair of one-goal deficits. Curtis Glencross and Mike Green also scored for Washington (38-23-10), which matched last season's win...
Via AP on Fox
12 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

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

Evgeny Kuznetsov is getting a U.S. Visa

Photo via RMNB twitter.com/kuzya92 (Evgeny Kuznetsov) Now, although Evgeny Kuznetsov has made many hints on his plans to join the Washington Capitals, this may just be all the proof we need. A few days after Kuznetsov reportedly said, ”It’s been decided for a long time now, there should be no questions. I won’t even stay for $10 or $15 million. The people [in Washington] have...
Via DC Sports-Kings
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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