Evgeny Kuznetsov

 


Kuznetsov, Evgeny Evgenievich

Position : RW/C

19-05-1992 Chelyabinsk, RUS

Youth team / club formateur : Traktor Chelyabinsk

 
Excellent skater. Very creative with the puck and an great hockey sense. Good shot and soft hands. Good stickhandling. Was not so strong physically early on. Improved a great deal in that department later. Had his breakthrough in the NHL 2015/16. Mentored by Aleksandr Ovechkin and also played alongside him. Won Stanley Cup in 2018.
On August 23, 2019 the IIHF announced that Kuznetsov had failed a doping test (Cocaine) on May 26, 2019 at the World Championships and would be banned for four years from international hockey.
PH

 
Excellent patineur aux inspirations surprenantes et avisées. Tireur précis à la technique de pointe, en difficulté physiquement à son arrivée en NHL avant de progresser dans ce domaine. Il a explosé en 2015-2016 (All-star game) et remporté la Coupe Stanley en 2018. Tutoré par Aleksandr Ovechkin, son partenaire à Washington.
Le 23 août 2019 l'IIHF a annoncé sa suspension de 4 ans pour un contrôle positif à la cocaïne le 26 mai lors du championnat du monde.
PH-FBH

 


2012 WC   RUS  10   2   4   6   4'   Traktor Chelyabinsk (KHL)
2013 WC   RUS   3   1   0   1   2'   Traktor Chelyabinsk (KHL)
2014 WC   RUS  10   1   1   2   4'   Washington Capitals (NHL)
2016 WC   RUS   6   1   1   2   0'   Washington Capitals (NHL)
2016 WCH  RUS   4   2   0   2   6'   Washington Capitals (NHL)
2017 WC   RUS   5   1   2   3   6'   Washington Capitals (NHL)
2019 WC   RUS  10   2   4   6   6'   Washington Capitals (NHL)

Elite          48  10  12  22  28'

 

 

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