Evgeny Kuznetsov Player Info

Evgeny Kuznetsov

#92

Position

Center

Shoots

Left

Salary

$5,825,000 Exp. 2024 (UFA)

Height

6'2"

Weight

197 lbs

Cap Hit

$5,825,000

Age

29

Birthplace

Chelyabinsk,
Russia

Clause

No Trade

Years Pro

12

Drafted

2010:R1 - 26th

Status Report

ROTOWIRE / Thu, Apr 8

News

Henrique scored a goal on four shots and went plus-2 in Tuesday's 5-1 win over the Sharks.

Impact

Henrique opened the scoring on a pass from Danton Heinen in the first period. The 31-year-old Henrique shares the Ducks' goal-scoring lead with Maxime Comtois -- both forwards have 11 this year. Henrique has added six helpers, 67 shots on net, 35 hits and a minus-9 rating through 36 games. The center has just two goals in his last eight appearances.

Evgeny Kuznetsov Player Statistics

DATE OPP RESULT G A PTS +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SHA SOG TOI
23/05 at L 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 00:18:30
21/05 at L 4-1 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 00:18:02
19/05 at L 3-2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 00:26:41
24/04 at L - 1 0 1 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TEAM GP G A PTS +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SHA SOG SEASON
41 13 28 41 11 18 2 10 2 2 0 2021-2022
41 9 20 29 7 18 1 7 0 0 1 2020-2021
63 19 33 52 -2 40 6 6 0 0 129 2019-2020
76 21 51 72 6 50 8 15 0 0 0 2018-2019
79 27 56 83 3 48 7 23 1 0 0 2017-2018
82 19 40 59 18 48 3 11 0 0 0 2016-2017
82 20 57 77 27 32 5 13 0 0 0 2015-2016
80 11 26 37 11 24 4 9 0 0 0 2014-2015
17 3 6 9 -1 8 0 2 1 0 0 2013-2014
TEAM GP G A PTS +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SHA SOG PLAYOFF
3 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2020-2021
8 3 2 5 -4 4 2 0 0 0 20 2020
24 12 20 32 12 16 3 9 0 0 0 2018
13 5 5 10 -1 10 0 3 0 0 0 2017
12 1 1 2 -4 8 1 1 0 0 0 2016
14 5 2 7 4 8 0 0 0 0 0 2015

Evgeny Kuznetsov Statistical Graphs

Evgeny Kuznetsov Player Bio


Evgeny Kuznetsov

ON-ICE VALUE
Top-Six Center

STRENGTHS
Playmaking: Kuznetsov is a top-tier playmaker who will carve up your defense if you give him any time or room on the ice. He has tremendous touch on his saucer passes and is effective at dishing from both his forehand and backhand. Moreover, he has good spatial awareness and feel for where defenses are vulnerable.

Skating: “Effortless” is the word here. Kuznetsov is one of those special, natural-born skaters who can glide as fast as other players can hustle their hearts out. As a result, he thrives in motion, wheeling around the offensive zone and waiting for a window of opportunity to attack. He is quite simply one of the most dangerous pivots around in open space.

Creativity: When he’s on his game, Kuznetsov is not only an incredibly talented playmaker but also a daring one. He will attempt some wild passes and plays that opponents just aren’t prepared to defend. His go-to move is a behind-the-back pass when he’s circling around the net.

WEAKNESSES
One-Dimensional: As mentioned earlier, Kuznetsov is brilliant in open space. However, when the pace grinds to a halt, he’s decidedly less effective. If opponents can turn the game into an ugly, punch-you-in-the-mouth affair, Kuznetsov will shy away from the action. He requires free-flowing movement to excel.

Effort Level: On any given night, you’ll get the bad Kuznetsov—the lazy, disinterested center who attempts low-percentage passes and couldn’t care less about regaining possession after surrendering it. On the defensive end, the Russian star is guilty of fly-bys and half-hearted coverage.

Awards

Stanley Cup

Season Team
2017-2018 Washington Capitals

Presidents' Trophy

Season Team
2016-2017 Washington Capitals
2015-2016 Washington Capitals

Prince of Wales Trophy

Season Team
2017-2018 Washington Capitals

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