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Rookie Evgeny Kuznetsov Breaks Out in Washington Capitals’ Game Five Win

Evgeny Kuznetsov #92 of the Washington Capitals takes a shot as Travis Hamonic #3 of the New York Islanders defends him at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 5, 2014 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images) The Washington Capitals hold a 3-2 advantage in their Eastern conference quarterfinal series against the New York Islanders, putting their...
Via The Sports Journal
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Washington Capitals Dominate Islanders in Pivotal Game 5

Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov (92), from Russia, scores a goal past New York Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak (41), from the Czech Republic, during the third period of Game 5 in the first round of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Thursday, April 23, 2015, in Washington. The Capitals won 5-1.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)   The Washington Capitals destroyed the New York...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

The time is now for Caps’ Evgeny Kuznetsov

The time is now for Caps' Evgeny Kuznetsov
Via Philly Sports Live
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Capitals beat Islanders, Halak 5-1 for 3-2 series lead

WASHINGTON (AP) Rookie Evgeny Kuznetsov scored twice, Karl Alzner added a goal and an assist, and the Washington Capitals beat the New York Islanders 5-1 Thursday night for a 3-2 lead in their first-round series. Buoyed by a raucous crowd chanting ''We are louder!'' in reference to some back-and-forth among players about which team's fans produce more noise, the Capitals controlled...
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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
March 17, 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’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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