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Evgeny Kutznetsov Continues to Impress with the Washington Capitals

Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov (92) reacts after scoring a goal against the New York Rangers during the second period of Game 2 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs Saturday, May 2, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) Throughout the playoffs, teams have made it a top priority of theirs to shut down the Capitals’ top offensive line...
Via The Sports Journal
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Capitals second round X factors

The Washington Capitals just barely squeaked by the New York Islanders in their first round series. The main contributors included the usual suspects as well as few surprises like Evgeny Kuznetsov. If the Caps want to advance out of the second round and into the Eastern Conference final, they are going to need the following […] The post Washington Capitals second round X factors...
Via Along the Boards
23 days ago  |  Discuss

‘New Era’ Washington Capitals Sink Islanders 2-1 in Game 7 to Clinch Series

Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov (92), from Russia, shoots the game winning goal against New York Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak (41), from the Czech Republic, and defenseman Johnny Boychuk (55) during the third period of Game 7 in the first round of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Monday, April 27, 2015, in Washington. The Capitals won 2-1, to advance. (AP Photo...
Via The Sports Journal
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals Beat Islanders 2-1 In Game 7, Set Up Round 2 Series Vs. Rangers

WASHINGTON — Unburdened by the catastrophes of past Game 7s littering the Washington Capitals’ playoff history, rookie Evgeny Kuznetsov delivered a breathtaking, series-clinching goal that got Alex Ovechkin’s seal of approval. “Pretty sick,” Ovechkin declared. Sure was. Skating around every opponent on the ice as he swooped across from the right boards, past the slot and...
24 days ago  |  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
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Kuznetsov's goal leads Capitals past Isles 2-1 in Game 7

WASHINGTON (AP) Skating around every opponent on the ice, rookie Evgeny Kuznetsov scored the go-ahead goal with less than 7 1/2 minutes left in Game 7, and Braden Holtby only needed to make 10 saves Monday night, lifting the Washington Capitals past the New York Islanders 2-1 in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. Kuznetsov scored the sort of athletic, breathtaking...
Via AP on Fox
25 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

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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