Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov believe Russian athletes should compete at the 2018 Winter Olympics, at all costs. On Tuesday the IOC banned Russia from the 2018 Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, removing the flag, the anthem, and any athletes with a history of doping. However, clean athletes from Russia will still have the opportunity […]
You’ve got to give it to Evgeny Kuznetsov: he knows how to make the best of an awkward situation. Following a second-period goal by Washington Capitals teammate Bretty Connolly—one that had a lengthy review after it was initially waved off and then
Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals didn't let an early deficit rattle them Saturday night. Evgeny Kuznetsov scored twice and Ovechkin added three assists as the Capitals roared back from two goals down to earn a 5-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers. ''We knew we could bounce back,'' Ovechkin said.
Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov both scored a shootout goal as Braden Holtby made two saves to seal the victory for the Capitals For the latest, exclusive hockey action, subscribe to our channel by clicking the big, red shiny SUBSCRIBE button Watch live hockey wherever you are: https://www.nhl.com/tv For breaking news, scores and stats, analysis […]
It looks like the Washington Capitals are going to give Jakub Vrana the opportunity of a lifetime. Washington has given the young winger a chance to earn a spot on the right side of the top line with Evgeny Kuznetsov and Alex Ovechkin. On Wednesday night, they got to put the chemistry to the test, […]
The Russian superstar skated in an informal practice with Washington Capitals teammates on Tuesday and looked lighter than his playing weight of 239 pounds last season. If that’s indeed the case, Ovechkin took to heart the challenge from general manager Brian MacLellan to train differently and add more speed to his game as he’s about […]
Amid an offseason riddled with roster changeover, Evgeny Kuznetsov isn’t one to believe the Washington Capitals got worse. The twice reigning President's Trophy winners surely lost significant talent from their roster, as regulars Justin Williams, Karl Alzner, Marcus Johansson, and prized deadline acquisition Kevin Shattenkirk will be suiting up in different spots across the Eastern […]
As the Washington Capitals closed in on a big-money, long-term deal with Evgeny Kuznetsov, they explored ways to make sure they could afford it under the salary cap. On Sunday, the Capitals signed Kuznetsov to a $62.4 million, eight-year deal and made room for the talented Russian center by trading forward Marcus Johansson to the […]
Kuznetsov will count $7.8 million against the salary cap through 2024-25. The Capitals cleared $4,58 million by sending Johansson to New Jersey for a 2018 second-round pick that previously belonged to Florida and a 2018 third-round pick that came from Toronto. The 25-year-old Russian, who was a restricted free agent, is now the second-highest paid […]
The Washington Capitals have announced a long-term contract for Evgeny Kuznetsov. The Capitals have signed Kuznetsov, a restricted free agent, to an eight-year, $62.4 million extension. As expected, that represents a substantial raise from the two-year deal, with an NHL salary of $3.4 million this past season, that recently expired.
The Washington Capitals have been the Presidents' Trophy winners each of the last two seasons and are keeping one of their stars in Evgeny Kuznetsov. Washington announced Sunday the team had re-signed 25-year-old forward Kuznetsov to an eight-year contract worth $62.4million. "Evgeny is a premier center in the NHL and we are pleased that he […]
Evgeny Kuznetsov will play at least another 21 years in the NHL, or at least in theory. The Washington Capitals forward was asked on Friday about his pending free agency – he will become a restricted free agent July 1 – and doesn't appear to be worried about the term of his next deal, but […]