Capitals Insider: Evgeny Kuznetsov


Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 04/06/2014

Five thoughts on the Capitals’ 4-3 shootout win against the Islanders

Notes and observations from the Capitals’ win on Long Island.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:57 AM ET, 04/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Braden Holtby, Caps-Isles, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Five thoughts, Jason Chimera, Joel Ward

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 03/28/2014

Evgeny Kuznetsov a quick study in the NHL

Eight games in to his NHL career, Kuznetsov doesn’t appear to be overwhelmed by the transition to North America.

By Katie Carrera  |  03:40 PM ET, 03/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 03/26/2014

Watch: Evgeny Kuznetsov’s first career NHL goal

The rookie’s first NHL goal ensured a point for the Capitals Tuesday night.

By Katie Carrera  |  08:49 AM ET, 03/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Kings, Evgeny Kuznetsov

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 03/21/2014

Five thoughts on the Capitals’ 2-1 shootout loss to Los Angeles

Notes and observations on Washington’s shootout loss.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:57 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Kings, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Joel Ward, Shootouts

Posted at 08:14 AM ET, 03/21/2014

Joel Ward’s 22nd goal of the year secures point for Capitals in loss to Kings

It took a while, but the Capitals were finally rewarded for playing smart hockey to work their way back against Los Angeles.

By Katie Carrera  |  08:14 AM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Kings, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Joel Ward

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 03/15/2014

Evgeny Kuznetsov on second line during Capitals practice

Notes from the Capitals’ practice on Saturday.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:39 PM ET, 03/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brooks Laich, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Groin injuries, Line combinations, Practice update

Posted at 02:03 AM ET, 03/15/2014

Five thoughts on the Capitals’ 4-3 win over Vancouver

Notes and observations from the Capitals’ win over Vancouver.

By Katie Carrera  |  02:03 AM ET, 03/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Brooks Laich, Caps-Canucks, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Five thoughts, Groin injuries, Mike Green, Nicklas Backstrom, Sochi, Tom Wilson

Posted at 11:46 PM ET, 03/14/2014

Evgeny Kuznetsov records three assists against Canucks (video)

In his third game, 21-year-old forward Evgeny Kuznetsov recorded his first three NHL points.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:46 PM ET, 03/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Canucks, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Tom Wilson

Posted at 11:40 PM ET, 03/10/2014

Adam Oates on Evgeny Kuznetsov’s debut: ‘I thought he did great’

The young forward shows a mix of potential and the need to adjust to the NHL game in 10:22 of ice time.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:40 PM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Pens, Evgeny Kuznetsov

Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 03/10/2014

Capitals try to manage expectations for Evgeny Kuznetsov

Kuznetsov’s new teammates try to avoid putting pressure on the 21-year-old.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:56 PM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Jason Chimera, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 03/10/2014

Evgeny Kuznetsov to make Capitals debut on fourth line

Coach Adam Oates explains his approach to Kuznetsov’s debut.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:07 PM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Pens, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Lineups

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 03/09/2014

More from Evgeny Kuznetsov, newest Capital

Notes and outtakes from Kuznetsov’s first interview with Washington reporters.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:58 PM ET, 03/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Evgeny Kuznetsov

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 03/09/2014

Evgeny Kuznetsov ‘ready to play hard hockey’

The recently-signed forward skated at KCI Sunday and said he hopes to play Monday against Pittsburgh.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:09 PM ET, 03/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Evgeny Kuznetsov, George McPhee

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 03/08/2014

Evgeny Kuznetsov signs with Capitals (update)

The 2010 first-round pick is scheduled to skate in Arlington Sunday morning.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:43 PM ET, 03/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Contracts, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Prospects

Posted at 07:39 AM ET, 03/07/2014

Reports: Evgeny Kuznetsov’s KHL contract terminated, will fly to Washington

The 2010 first-round pick is closer to signing with the Capitals.

By Katie Carrera  |  07:39 AM ET, 03/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Evgeny Kuznetsov, Prospects

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 03/04/2014

Alex Ovechkin on Evgeny Kuznetsov possibly joining Caps soon: ‘We just wait’

Could Evgeny Kuznetsov finally be on his way to Washington?

By Katie Carrera  |  12:41 PM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Evgeny Kuznetsov, KHL, Prospects

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 03/01/2014

Expectations for Evgeny Kuznetsov should be tempered, whenever he arrives with Capitals

It remains unclear when the Capitals first-round pick of the 2010 draft will arrive in the NHL, but young Russian exports have historically had mixed results in their rookie seasons.

By Neil Greenberg  |  04:30 PM ET, 03/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Evgeny Kuznetsov, Statistical analysis

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 02/28/2014

Alex Ovechkin will host Evgeny Kuznetsov, help his transition to North America

Ovechkin: “I’m going to show him around, going to show him the team and welcome him to the team. It’s going to be good for him.”

By Katie Carrera  |  02:50 PM ET, 02/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov, KHL, Prospects

Posted at 08:34 AM ET, 02/21/2014

Capitals not counting on Evgeny Kuznetsov

Despite numerous signs that the first-round pick may finally arrive in North America this spring, GM George McPhee says that’s “not my expectation“.

By Katie Carrera  |  08:34 AM ET, 02/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Evgeny Kuznetsov, George McPhee, Prospects

Posted at 08:37 PM ET, 02/17/2014

All signs point to Evgeny Kuznetsov joining Capitals this spring

Evgeny Kuznetsov, the Capitals’ 2010 first-round draft pick, tweets that he will be leaving Russia “very soon“.

By Katie Carrera  |  08:37 PM ET, 02/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Evgeny Kuznetsov, Prospects

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 01/07/2014

Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin named to Russian Olympic team

Washington’s star right wing will appear in his third Olympics.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:44 AM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Russian Olympic team, Sochi 2014

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 09/13/2013

Adam Oates’s ‘goodwill’ visit with Evgeny Kuznetsov

Adam Oates on his trip to visit top prospect Evgeny Kuznetsov in Russia.

By Katie Carrera  |  03:51 PM ET, 09/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Evgeny Kuznetsov

Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 07/22/2013

Holtby, Green, Alzner invited to Canada's Olympic camp; Carlson, to U.S. camp; Ovechkin, Kuznetsov among Russia invitees

Three Caps are among the 47 invitees to Hockey Canada's orientation camp ahead of the 2014 Olympics in Sochi.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  02:28 PM ET, 07/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, Braden Holtby, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Karl Alzner, Marcus Johansson, Mike Green, Nicklas Backstrom, Olympics, Sochi 2014, USA Hockey

Posted at 05:55 PM ET, 03/30/2013

George McPhee on Caps prospects Kuznetsov, Forsberg and Wilson

A breakdown of General Manager George McPhee's comments on top prospects Evgeny Kuznetsov, Filip Forsberg and Tom Wilson.

By Katie Carrera  |  05:55 PM ET, 03/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Evgeny Kuznetsov, Filip Forsberg, George McPhee, Prospects, Tom Wilson