|Assets:||Has electric offensive skills and the versatility to play all three forward positions. Can set up his linemates or finish off plays equally well. When he's on top of his game, he also displays grit.|
|Flaws:||Can get a little moody at times, and can go stretches where he is neutralized by the opposition. So, he needs to improve his focus and game-to-game consistency in order to maximize his assets.|
|Career Potential:||Talented scoring forward with good upside.|
|6/25/2010||Drafted by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round (26th overall) in 2010.|
Evgeny Kuznetsov suffers shoulder injury | 09/09/2013 10:37 AM
NewsWashington Capitals prospect Evgeny Kuznetsov could miss two months after suffering a shoulder injury according to Sport-Express.
Slava Malamud on Twitter
ImpactKuznetsov is the Capitals top prospect and is expected to join the Capitals next season as he still has one year left on his KHL contract. The injury could affect his status for the Russian Olympic team. Kuznetsov is a goal scorer and do not forget about him next season, or if he comes over this season, grab him quickly.
Kuznetsov intends to play for Caps in 2014 | 06/27/2013 3:04 PM
NewsEvgeny Kuznetsov has one year left on his KHL contract and he intends to play for Washington in 2014-15.
Impact"He's finished the first year of a two-year deal," GM George McPhee said. "Maybe we'll see him after his season's over." Kuznetsov won't attend the team's development camp in July, but he's still considered to be the team's top prospect. He could end up playing for the Capitals as soon as late March in 2014, but that isn't certain.
|Rus Jr.||Total||Rus Jr.||9||4||12||16||-||8||-||-||-||-||-||1.78|
|Rus Jr.||Total||Rus Jr.||2||1||2||3||-||4||-||-||-||-||-||1.50|
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