Kuznetsov paces Russians in overtime

It’s rare when Russia doesn’t contend for a medal on hockey’s World Junior Championship stage. The Russians failed to do that last year for just the sixth time since the tournament began in 1977 and it seemed like Finland goalie Joni Ortio would personally see to it that Russia would return home empty-handed once more.

Evgeny Kuznetsov – On The Ice With A Parachute

In the article translated below, we learn even more crucial information about Kuz including his nagging shoulder injury, his thoughts on the slash Braden Holtby delivered to him during Caps Development Camp, and his experience being drafted by Washington. On top of that, we also learn about Kuznetsov’s half a year of driving without a

Evgeny Kuznetsov helps Russia rout rivals 8-3

This year’s U20 edition of the deep-rooted rivalry between Russia and the Czech Republic ended with a lopsided 8-3 win for Russia, which will play Finland in the quarterfinals. While Russia goes on to play for potentially a medal, the Czechs go down to the relegation round for the sceond consecutive year. After a good

Evgeny Kuznetsov Talks about his Sophomore Season in the KHL and the Upcoming WJC

Traktor-centric, the Sports.ru blog dedicated to the KHL’s Traktor Chelyabinsk, recently spoke with the top forward of the team, Evgeny Kuznetsov, whose nine goals this season make him the team’s second leading goal scorer. Fantastic North American defenseman Deron Quint, leads the Black-and-Whites with 13. Our conversation occurred just before Zhenya’s departure for Russia’s WJC

Kuznetsov stars in summer camp scrimmage

The first of three Red-White scrimmages ended in a hard-fought 4-4 tie that was highlighted by two goals and a primary assist from Evgeny Kuznetsov, the Caps’ first round draft pick last month. The scrimmage also featured a pair of goals from invitee Sean Wiles (Alaska-Anchorage), a fight between 6-8 defenseman Joe Finley and Anthony

McPhee on Kuznetsov: ‘It was unanimous’

Moments after drafting Evgeny Kuznetsov with the 26th overall pick, GM George McPhee revealed that he had been willing to trade up as many as 10 spots to nab the player he and his scouts had targeted as their 2010 first round selection. Turns out he didn’t need to. Kuznetsov was right there when Gary