Washington Capitals
Washington Capitals
Evgeny Kuznetsov
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EvgenyKuznetsov
POSITION: Center
HEIGHT: 6' 0"
SHOOTS: Left
WEIGHT: 172
BIRTHDATE: 05/19/1992
AGE: 22
BIRTHPLACE: Chelyabinsk, RUS
DRAFTED: WSH: 2010-26 overall
Career
2012-13: Recorded 19 goals and 25 assists in 51 games with Chelyabinsk ... Ranked fifth in scoring in the KHL. 2011-12: Led his team in points and 2nd in goals ... Was named a KHL All-Star ... Captained Russia to a silver medal at the World Junior Championship and was named to the tournament all-star team, tournament’s best forward, one of the top-3 best players on his team and won the tournament MVP ... Led all players in tournament scoring ... T-6th on the team in scoring during the World Championship and helped Russia win the gold medal. 2010-11: Won a gold medal with Russia at the World Junior Championship while being named to the tournament’s all-star team and one of Russia’s top players ... Recorded three assists in the gold medal-clinching game versus Canada ... Led Chelyabinsk in points and second in goals and assists. 2009-10: Represented Russia at the World Junior Championship ... Captained Russia’s Under-18 World Championship squad. 2008-09: Won a silver medal at the Under-18 World Championship.