Kuznetsov scored a goal on three shots and added a power-play assist in Friday's 3-1 win over the Red Wings.
Kuznetsov tied the game at 1-1 after he got behind the Red Wings' defense to score at 15:53 of the second period. He also set up Alex Ovechkin's record-setting power-play goal in the third, which put the Capitals ahead for good. Kuznetsov's been excellent this season with 11 tallies, 22 helpers, 79 shots on net and a plus-15 rating in 30 appearances. He closes December with six points in seven outings.