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92 Evgeny Kuznetsov C

Washington Capitals

Fantasy Stats
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Key Stats
GAPTS+/-PIMTOI
9202971816:34

Player Updates

May 7, 2021 05:21 PM
Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: Out Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kuznetsov (COVID-19 protocols) will not play Friday against the Flyers, JJ Regan of NBC Sports Washington reports.

Kuznetsov and teammate Ilya Samsonov were scratched before Monday's win against the Rangers and will remain in the COVID-19 protocols through Friday's meeting with the Flyers. Check back for further updates prior to puck drop Saturday regarding the 28-year-old center's availability for Washington's penultimate match of the regular season.

May 5, 2021 11:48 AM
Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: Out against New York
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kuznetsov (COVID-19 protocols) won't play Wednesday versus the Rangers, Stephen Whyno of the Associated Press reports.

Kuznetsov was scratched Monday due to a coach's decision after being late to a team meeting. He then entered the NHL's COVID-19 protocols Tuesday, so at this point there's no telling when he might be given the green light to return. The Capitals only have three regular-season games remaining following Wednesday's contest, so time is of the essence for Kuznetsov. The 28-year-old forward has tallied 29 points in 41 games this campaign.

May 4, 2021 11:53 PM
Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: Lands in protocols
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kuznetsov is on the COVID-19 protocol list Tuesday, Tom Gulitti of NHL.com reports.

Kuznetsov didn't dress for Monday's game against the Rangers due to a coach's decision that reportedly had to do with his being late to a team meeting. It's unclear if his placement in the protocol is related, or if he'll be able to play Wednesday against the Rangers. More information on his status should become available in the next day.

May 3, 2021 05:44 PM
Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: Benched Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kuznetsov (coach's decision) will not play in Monday's game against the Rangers, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.

Kuznetsov and teammate Ilya Samsonov were reportedly late to a team function and they'll both be withheld from Monday's game as a result. The 28-year-old has 29 points in 41 games this season, including eight points over the last seven contests. He should be back in his top-line role for Wednesday's game against the Rangers.

April 24, 2021 11:16 PM
Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: Sudden outbursts adding up
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kuznetsov scored a goal and aded two assists in a 6-3 win over the Islanders on Saturday.

Kuznetsov's season has been disappointing to fantasy managers, to say the least. But he seems to be warming up. Kuznetsov has seven points (two goals, five assists) in his last four games, including two three-point games. This late-season run will help your team.

April 17, 2021 11:12 PM
Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: Three-point effort Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kuznetsov scored the game-winning goal at even strength and added two power-play assists in Saturday's 6-3 win over the Flyers.

The 28-year-old had only one point, an assist, in his prior six games, but Kuznetsov was right at the heart of the Caps' offense in this one. On the season, he has eight goals and 24 points through 35 games.

April 4, 2021 08:40 PM
Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: Two points against Devils
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kuznetsov scored the game-winning goal at even strength and added a power-play assist in Sunday's 5-4 win over the Devils.

His third-period tally seemed to be an insurance goal that made the score 5-2, but it proved to be crucial as New Jersey staged a late rally. Kuznetsov hadn't found the scoresheet in three games coming into Sunday, and on the season the 28-year-old has seven goals and 20 points through 28 contests.

March 26, 2021 10:40 PM
Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: Two helpers against Devils
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kuznetsov picked up two assists in Friday's 4-0 win over the Devils.

He set up Alex Ovechkin twice on the night to open and close the scoring for the Caps. Kuznetsov has found the scoresheet in eight of the last nine games, and on the season the 28-year-old has five goals and 17 points through 23 contests.

March 25, 2021 11:40 PM
Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: Scores two, including winner
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kuznetsov scored two goals in Thursday's 4-3 win over the Devils.

Kuznetsov broke a 2-2 tie soon after the halfway mark in the second period and did the same to a 3-3 tie in the third. New Jersey had no answer to his latter goal, which stood up as the game-winner. The Russian center came in with only three goals in 21 games played, but Kuznetsov has heated up recently, with at least one point in seven of his last eight games.

March 15, 2021 10:16 PM
Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: Ends lengthy goal drought
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kuznetsov scored a goal on three shots in a 6-0 win over Buffalo on Monday.

Kuznetsov opened the offensive floodgates for the Capitals, beating Carter Hutton with a long shot from the half-wall right after a Washington power play had expired. It was Kuznetsov's first goal since Feb. 14, bringing to an end his 12-game goal-scoring skid. Despite that slump, Kuznetsov will take a four-game point streak (one goal, four assists) into Tuesday's clash with the Islanders.

March 10, 2021 05:04 AM
Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: Dishes two helpers Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kuznetsov recorded two assists in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime win over the Devils.

His second helper of the night was the big one, as he hit a fresh Jakub Vrana coming off the bench with a stretch pass that resulted in the game-winner. Kuznetsov had been held scoreless in his prior four games, and on the season the 28-year-old has two goals and eight points through only 15 contests as he tries to get into gear after both injury and COVID-related absences.

March 3, 2021 10:36 PM
Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: Quiet in return
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kuznetsov failed to score a point in Wednesday's 2-1 shootout win over the Bruins.

The 28-year-old handled a full workload right away after missing the last two games due to an upper-body injury, seeing more ice time than any Caps forward other than Alex Ovechkin. Kuznetsov has had a sluggish start to the season, managing only two goals and six points through 12 games, but his spot next to Ovie on the team's top line means he could get hot at any moment.

March 3, 2021 11:01 PM
Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: Returning Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kuznetsov (upper body) will be in the lineup Wednesday against the Bruins, JJ Regan of NBC Sports Washington reports.

Kuznetsov has missed the last two games with the injury but will slot into the top line between Alex Ovechkin and Conor Sheary when he returns -- moving Lars Eller back to his usual third-line position. The 28-year-old Russian has been underwhelming thus far with just two goals and six points in 11 games and is logging the lowest average ice time since his sophomore season (16:06).

March 2, 2021 06:52 PM
Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: Back on ice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kuznetsov (upper body) skated on the top line during Tuesday's practice, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.

Kuznetsov was taking contact and skating alongside Alex Ovechkin and Conor Sheary after missing the last two contests with an upper-body injury. The 28-year-old's availability for Wednesday's showdown against the Bruins has yet to be officially confirmed, but his ability to practice Tuesday without limitations suggests a fairly imminent return.

February 28, 2021 12:52 PM
Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: Ruled out for Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kuznetsov (upper body) won't play in Sunday's game versus the Devils, Stephen Whyno of the Associated Press reports.

Kuznetsov will miss a second straight game. Head coach Peter Laviolette deemed him day-to-day. The 28-year-old will look to return for Wednesday's road clash against the Bruins. For the time being, Lars Eller likely will center the first line in Kuznetsov's place.

February 27, 2021 12:44 PM
Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: Late scratch Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kuznetsov (upper body) won't play in Saturday's game versus the Devils, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.

Kuznetsov will be re-evaluated Sunday. His chances of playing in Sunday's game versus the Devils seem low at this point. Lars Eller will fill in for Kuznetsov as the first-line center for the time being.

February 14, 2021 06:20 PM
Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: Makes immediate impact
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kuznetsov (COVID-19 protocol) scored a power-play goal on his only shot in Sunday's 6-3 loss to the Penguins.

Back in the lineup for the first time since Jan. 19, Kuznetsov fired a one-timer from the right circle that glanced off the skate off Pittsburgh defenseman John Marino and past Tristan Jarry to open the scoring 5:18 into the game. Kuznetsov's return provides a boost to a Washington offense that already ranked among the NHL's top five in goals per game. The 28-year-old centered the Capitals' second line Sunday between T.J. Oshie and Jakub Vrana.

February 13, 2021 01:24 PM
Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: Ready for Sunday's game
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kuznetsov (COVID-19 protocol) was activated from non-roster injured reserve and will play in Sunday's game against the Penguins, Tarik El-Bashir of The Athletic reports.

Kuznetsov hasn't played since Jan. 19. He's cleared the league's protocol, and his conditioning is up to par. The 28-year-old is slated to center the second line flanked by T.J. Oshie (upper body) and Jakub Vrana. Last season, he recorded 19 goals and 33 helpers over 63 games.

February 8, 2021 01:52 PM
Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: Deemed day-to-day
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kuznetsov (COVID-19 protocol) is day-to-day and might return for Tuesday's game versus the Flyers, Tom Gulitti of NHL.com reports.

Kuznetsov returned to team workouts Sunday, and he relayed to reporters that it will depend on how he feels in the morning. The 28-year-old is trending in the right direction, however, and he'll likely be in the lineup as long as his conditioning is up to par. He'll center one of the top two lines, where he recorded three points through the first four contests.

February 8, 2021 02:52 AM
Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: Trending in right direction
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kuznetsov (COVID-19 protocols) has been cleared for workouts but won't be available for Sunday's game against the Flyers, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.

Sunday marked the first time since Kuznetsov was placed in the COVID-19 protocol (Jan. 21) that he's been cleared to work out, so the Russian appears nearing a return. Kuznetsov will need to be added back to the roster from injured reserve, but there's an outside chance he can return to game action this upcoming week. With Kuznetsov sidelined again, Nic Dowd and Lars Eller (upper body) will move up the depth chart at center.

Last 7 Games
DateOpponentResultGAPTS+/-TOI
05/01vs PITL 0-3000015:08
04/29vs PITL 4-5 (OT)011-116:01
04/27vs NYIW 1-0000+114:21
04/24@ NYIW 6-3123+213:26
04/22@ NYIW 1-0 (SO)000017:36
04/18@ BOSL 3-6011-417:20
04/17@ PHIW 6-3123+317:30
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Career Stats
SeasonteamGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWFWFL
2020-21WAS41920297104204289
2019-20WAS63193352-2600348455
2018-19WAS762151727803396627
2017-18WAS792756833718450568
2016-17WAS8219405918304456581
2015-16WAS8220577727504543594
2014-15WAS8011263710401304377
2013-14WAS17369-2010522
Total520129289418683422427063513
More Career Stats
SeasonteamGPSOGS%TOI/GSHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2020-21WAS417811.516:34852101.881.3718009
2019-20WAS6312914.717:501244201.071.13400020
2018-19WAS7619310.918:471508278:3016:42500025
2017-18WAS7918714.418:481600272:344:35480024
2016-17WAS8217011.216:571667164:152:08460023
2015-16WAS8219310.417:241699180:132:40320016
2014-15WAS801278.713:191365110:091:38240011
2013-14WAS172213.613:2829817:410:216003
Total520109911.716:58102331326:1930:3426400131
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-2/192
Birthdate:
05/19/1992
Age:
28
Hometown:
Chelyabinsk, Russia
Team:
Washington Capitals
School:

NHL Experience:
7