Latest Evgeny Kuznetsov News

Oshie OT goal wiped out, Caps lose to Coyotes in shootout

Nov. 11, 2019 11:19 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even as T.J. Oshie skated to the bench and figured his overtime goal would be waved off, opposing goaltender Antti Raanta waited for official word. He'd been burned too many times before. A couple of Raanta's Arizona Coyotes teammates left the bench and turned toward their locker room...

NHL-leading Capitals beat Knights for 6th consecutive win

Nov. 9, 2019 10:36 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The bird is back, and the Capitals keep soaring. Evgeny Kuznetsov scored his sixth goal of the season and unleashed his famous flapping bird celebration for the first time this season to help Washington beat the Vegas Golden Knights 5-2 Saturday night in a meeting of the 2018 Stanley Cup...

Wilson scores in OT to lift Capitals over Panthers 5-4

Nov. 7, 2019 11:36 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Playing away from home has been no problem for the Washington Capitals this season. Tom Wilson scored two goals, including the overtime winner, and the Capitals beat the Florida Panthers 5-4 on Thursday night for their fifth consecutive victory. After coming back from a two-goal...

Vrana gets 1st career hat trick, Capitals beat Flames 4-2

Nov. 3, 2019 11:28 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington's newly crowned championship baseball team provided the cheers. Jakub Vrana supplied the goals. Two days after his first multigoal game of the season, Jakub Vrana got his first career hat trick as the Washington Capitals beat the Calgary Flames 4-2 Sunday night. With the World...

Vrana records hat trick, Capitals beat Flames 4-2

Nov. 3, 2019 11:08 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jakub Vrana got his first career hat trick and the Washington Capitals beat the Calgary Flames 4-2 Sunday night. Lars Eller added a power-play goal, and Evgeny Kuznetsov and Tom Wilson each had two assists for the Capitals, who have won eight of nine and lead the NHL with 25 points. Ilya...

Backstrom scores in shootout, Capitals beat Canucks 6-5

Oct. 26, 2019 2:42 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Vancouver captain Bo Horvat says the Canucks simply weren't good enough to steal a win from the Washington Capitals on Friday night. Though the Canucks led by four goals late in the second period, Washington rallied late and beat Vancouver 6-5 in a shootout. "It's a...

Wilson snaps tie with 3rd period goal, Caps edge Blackhawks

Oct. 20, 2019 11:16 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Washington Capitals admitted they weren't at their best. Still good enough to pull out a win to start a five-game road trip. Tom Wilson broke a tie with 8:13 left and the Capitals rebounded after blowing a two-goal lead to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-3 on Sunday night for their third...

Carlson leads Caps to first home win, 4-3 over Maple Leafs

Oct. 17, 2019 12:51 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Once again, the Washington Capitals have a player near the top of the NHL in scoring. Just not the one you might expect. John Carlson had a goal and two assists, giving the defenseman 14 points, and the Capitals beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 Wednesday night for their first home win of...

Kadri, Rantanen help Avs stay perfect, beat Capitals 6-3

Oct. 14, 2019 9:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even after sweeping a four-game homestand to start the season, the Colorado Avalanche felt they could do a better job of starting games. They proved themselves right Monday night against the Washington Capitals. Nazem Kadri and Mikko Rantanen each had a goal and two assists, and Colorado...

Caps top Stars 4-1; 1st regulation win in Dallas in 24 years

Oct. 13, 2019 12:08 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Tom Wilson scored a power-play goal before Washington got busy killing penalties. The strong special teams combo helped the Capitals get their first regulation victory in Dallas in 24 years. Evgeny Kuznetsov also had a goal with the man advantage, rookie goalie Ilya Samsonov won again in his...