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Eastern Metropolitan Standings

Team W-L-OTL Pts
54-20-8 116
52-24-6 110
46-25-11 103
44-26-12 100
37-35-10 84
37-38-7 81
27-46-9 63
25-46-11 61

2021 Stats

STATS A
Assists
P
Points
+/-
Plus-Minus Goals Scored For or Against Total
TOI/G
Time On Ice Per Game
PM
Penalty Minutes
Regular Season 54 78 7 20:17 44
Post Season 3 5 -3 19:05 2

Top Evgeny Kuznetsov News

  • Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: Registers assist in Friday's loss

    Kuznetsov posted an assist in Friday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Panthers in Game 6.

    Kuznetsov finished the playoffs on a three-game point streak. He had two goals and three helpers in six postseason contests overall. The center added 16 shots on net and a minus-3 rating during the playoffs, following a strong regular season that saw him rack up 24 goals and 54 assists in 79 appearances.

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  • Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: Collects two helpers

    Kuznetsov notched a pair of assists and four shots on goal in Wednesday's 5-3 loss to the Panthers in Game 5.

    Kuznetsov helped out on both of T.J. Oshie's tallies in the contest, with the first one coming on the power play. Through five playoff contests, Kuznetsov's done well with two goals, two assists, 16 shots on net and a minus-3 rating in a top-line role. He'll need to stay strong as the Capitals look to stave off elimination in Friday's Game 6.

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  • Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: One of each in overtime loss

    Kuznetsov scored a goal on four shots, dished an assist and went plus-2 in Wednesday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Golden Knights.

    Kuznetsov opened the scoring in the first period and then set up an Alex Ovechkin tally in the second. The 29-year-old Kuznetsov has only been held off the scoresheet once in April, collecting two goals and 10 assists in nine games. The center has 77 points, 197 shots on net and a plus-11 rating through 74 outings overall.

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  • Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: Looks good to go

    Kuznetsov (illness) is expected to center the top line Thursday versus the Maple Leafs, Mike Vogel of the Capitals' official site reports.

    Kuznetsov missed the morning skate with an illness, but it doesn't look like it'll keep him out of the lineup. The 29-year-old has gotten on the scoresheet in all five of the Capitals' games in April, picking up a goal and six helpers in that span.

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  • Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: Under the weather

    Kuznetsov (illness) is considered questionable for Thursday's game against Toronto, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.

    Kuznetsov has been red hot recently, having racked up seven points through his last five contests, so fantasy managers should plan on keeping a close eye on his status ahead of puck drop versus the Maple Leafs.

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  • Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: Collects helper

    Kuznetsov provided an assist, two shots on goal and two PIM in Sunday's 5-1 loss to the Wild.

    Kuznetsov saw a 12-game point streak end Monday versus the Hurricanes, but he was right back on the scoresheet Sunday. The 29-year-old center has maintained a point-per-game pace with 22 goals, 44 assists, 174 shots on net and a plus-6 rating in 66 contests this season.

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  • Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: Major milestone in win

    Kuznetsov picked up a power-play assist Saturday in a 4-3 win over the Devils.

    The assist extended his point streak to 12 games (seven goals, eight assists) and he passed Scott Stevens for 10th place in Capitals history with 332 assists. Kuznetsov sits second in team scoring with 65 points (22 goals, 43 assists) in 64 games. It's one of the best seasons of his career.

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  • Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: Point streak at 11 games

    Kuznetsov picked up an assist in Friday's 4-3 shootout win over the Sabres.

    The second-period helper on an Alex Ovechkin tally extended Kuznetsov's current point streak to a career-best 11 games. The 29-year-old center has seven goals and 14 points over that stretch, and on the season he's up to 22 goals and 64 points through 63 contests.

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  • Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: Two helpers Tuesday

    Kuznetsov collected two assists in Tuesday's 4-3 shootout win over the Islanders.

    His second helper was his 40th of the season, and it set up Alex Ovechkin for his 767th career NHL goal, moving Ovie into third place on the all-time list ahead of Jaromir Jagr. While Kuznetsov often gets overshadowed by his future Hall of Fame linemate, the 29-year-old is having an excellent season of his own -- he's got an active six-game point streak going, and 59 points through 58 contests overall.

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  • Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: Nets second career hat trick

    Kuznetsov scored three goals on five shots in Friday's 4-3 overtime win over the Canucks.

    Two of Kuznetsov's goals came on the power play as he accounted for all of the Capitals' offense in regulation. The 29-year-old center has posted four goals and three assists during his current five-game point streak. He's up to 19 tallies, 57 points (19 on the power play), 149 shots on net and a plus-10 rating in 57 appearances overall. He'll look to keep surging on offense Tuesday versus the Islanders.

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  • Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: On four-game point streak

    Kuznetsov notched an assist and two PIM in Wednesday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Oilers.

    Kuznetsov helped out on T.J. Oshie's goal with 1.8 seconds left in regulation to force overtime. The helper extended Kuznetsov's point streak to four games, and he's picked up a goal and five assists in his last seven outings. For the season, the 29-year-old center has 54 points, 144 shots on net, 26 PIM and a plus-10 rating in 56 appearances.

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  • Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: Stays warm with helper

    Kuznetsov notched an assist and two shots on goal in Tuesday's 5-4 win over the Flames.

    Kuznetsov set up the first of Alex Ovechkin's two goals in the game, which tied the score at 2-2. In his last six games, Kuznetsov has a goal and four helpers, though it's been nine outings since his last multi-point effort. The 29-year-old is up to 53 points, 144 shots on net and a plus-9 rating in 55 contests overall.

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  • Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: Snags assist Saturday

    Kuznetsov posted an assist in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Kraken.

    Kuznetsov had a three-game point drought in mid-February, but he's put that behind him with a goal and three helpers in his last five contests. The center helped out on Tom Wilson's opening tally Saturday. Kuznetsov has 52 points, 142 shots on net and a plus-8 rating while serving almost exclusively as the top-line center through 54 outings this season.

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  • Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: Productive sans Ovie

    Kuznetsov dished out two assists in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Canadiens.

    Despite the absence of usual linemate Alex Ovechkin, who was unable to travel to Canada due to a recent positive COVID-19 test, Kuznetsov was able to find success against the league-worst Montreal defense. Joe Snively put forth his best Ovechkin impression on Kuznetsov's wing with two goals and an assist, and Kuznetsov set up one of Snively's goals before assisting on Tom Wilson's empty-netter.

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  • Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: Headed to All-Star weekend

    Kuznetsov will partake in the upcoming All-Star festivities, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.

    Kuznetsov replaces Rangers defenseman Adam Fox (upper body) on the Metropolitan Division roster, joining linemate Alex Ovechkin as Washington's representatives for the festivities. Kuznetsov has registered 13 goals, 43 points and a plus-11 rating in 42 games this season.

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  • Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: Dishes two power-play assists

    Kuznetsov recorded a pair of power-play assists in Friday's 5-0 win over the Stars.

    Kuznetsov helped out on tallies by Tom Wilson and John Carlson in the first period. The Capitals' recent dip in offense saw Kuznetsov held off the scoresheet in the last two games. Through 12 outings in January, he's picked up 10 points. The Russian center is up to 13 goals, 30 helpers, 111 shots on net and a plus-11 rating through 42 contests overall while playing as a full-time first-line center for the first time in his career.

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  • Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: Best production of NHL career

    Kuznetsov scored his 13th goal of the season in a 4-3 loss to the Bruins on Thursday.

    Kuznetsov gave the Caps a 1-0 lead early in the first with a wrister from the bottom of the left face-off circle. He's on a six-game, seven-point streak (two goals, five assists). More impressively, Kuznetsov hit the 40-point mark Thursday in just 38 games, the fastest pace of his nine-year NHL career.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-2, 207 lbs
Birthplace: Chelyabinsk, Russia
Age: 30
Experience: 8
Shoots: Left