Evgeny Kuznetsov

Age 28 May 19, 1992
Chelyabinsk RUS
Center shoots left
6'2" 188 cm
197 lbs 89 kg
ELC Signing Age 21
Waivers Signing Age 21
UFA Year 2019
Agent Maxim Moliver
Expansion Draft Status
Eligible
Draft Year 2010
Drafted Overall 26
Draft Round 1
Draft Team Washington Capitals

Transaction History
Apr 4, 2021 Washington Capitals | Evgeny Kuznetsov | Kuznetsov scored the game-winning goal at even strength and added a power-play assist in Sunday's 5-4 win over the Devils.
Mar 26, 2021 Washington Capitals | Evgeny Kuznetsov | Kuznetsov picked up two assists in Friday's 4-0 win over the Devils.
Mar 25, 2021 Washington Capitals | Evgeny Kuznetsov | Kuznetsov scored two goals in Thursday's 4-3 win over the Devils.
Mar 15, 2021 Washington Capitals | Evgeny Kuznetsov | Kuznetsov scored a goal on three shots in a 6-0 win over Buffalo on Monday.
Mar 9, 2021 Washington Capitals | Evgeny Kuznetsov | Kuznetsov recorded two assists in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime win over the Devils.
Mar 3, 2021 Washington Capitals | Evgeny Kuznetsov | Kuznetsov failed to score a point in Wednesday's 2-1 shootout win over the Bruins.
Mar 3, 2021 Washington Capitals | Evgeny Kuznetsov | Kuznetsov (upper body) will be in the lineup Wednesday against the Bruins, JJ Regan of NBC Sports Washington reports.
Mar 2, 2021 Washington Capitals | Evgeny Kuznetsov | Kuznetsov (upper body) skated on the top line during Tuesday's practice, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Feb 28, 2021 Washington Capitals | Evgeny Kuznetsov | Kuznetsov (upper body) won't play in Sunday's game versus the Devils, Stephen Whyno of the Associated Press reports.
Feb 27, 2021 Washington Capitals | Evgeny Kuznetsov | Kuznetsov (upper body) won't play in Saturday's game versus the Devils, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Feb 25, 2021 Washington Capitals | Conor Sheary | Sheary skated alongside Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov during Thursday's morning skate, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Feb 14, 2021 Washington Capitals | Evgeny Kuznetsov | Kuznetsov (COVID-19 protocol) scored a power-play goal on his only shot in Sunday's 6-3 loss to the Penguins.
Feb 13, 2021 Activated Washington Capitals | Evgeny Kuznetsov | Kuznetsov (COVID-19 protocol) was activated from non-roster injured reserve and will play in Sunday's game against the Penguins, Tarik El-Bashir of The Athletic reports.
Feb 8, 2021 Washington Capitals | Evgeny Kuznetsov | Kuznetsov (COVID-19 protocol) is day-to-day and might return for Tuesday's game versus the Flyers, Tom Gulitti of (NHL).com reports.
Feb 7, 2021 Washington Capitals | Evgeny Kuznetsov | Kuznetsov (COVID-19 protocols) has been cleared for workouts but won't be available for Sunday's game against the Flyers, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Feb 4, 2021 Washington Capitals | Evgeny Kuznetsov | Kuznetsov (COVID-19 protocols) has yet to be cleared to join his teammates for practice and won't be available for Thursday's game against the Rangers, Tarik El-Bashir of The Athletic reports.
Feb 1, 2021 Washington Capitals | Evgeny Kuznetsov | Kuznetsov (COVID-19 protocols) will not be in the lineup Monday against the Bruins, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Jan 30, 2021 Washington Capitals | Evgeny Kuznetsov | Kuznetsov is still on the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocols list and won't be available for Saturday's game against the Bruins, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Jan 29, 2021 Washington Capitals | Evgeny Kuznetsov | Kuznetsov (COVID-19 protocols) remains in quarantine and is considered day-to-day, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Jan 21, 2021 Washington Capitals | Connor McMichael | Head coach Peter Laviolette indicated that McMichael could see action with Evgeny Kuznetsov (COVID-19 protocols) and Alex Ovechkin (COVID-19 protocols) in quarantine, JJ Regan of NBC Sports Washington reports.
Jan 21, 2021 Washington Capitals | Evgeny Kuznetsov | Head coach Peter Laviolette announced that Kuznetsov (COVID-19 protocols) will miss at least the next four games due to quarantine restrictions, JJ Regan of NBC Sports Washington reports.
Jan 20, 2021 Washington Capitals | Evgeny Kuznetsov | Kuznetsov was added to the COVID-19 protocol Wednesday, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Jan 19, 2021 Washington Capitals | Evgeny Kuznetsov | Kuznetsov scored a goal on a team-leading six shots in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Penguins.
Jan 19, 2021 Washington Capitals | Daniel Sprong | Sprong skated alongside Jakub Vrana and Evgeny Kuznetsov on the second line during Tuesday's morning skate, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Jan 17, 2021 Washington Capitals | Evgeny Kuznetsov | Kuznetsov dished out two assists with two shots and two PIM in Sunday's 4-3 shootout loss to Pittsburgh.
Oct 6, 2019 Washington Capitals | announced C Evgeny Kuznetsov has served his suspension.
Sep 14, 2019 Suspended Washington Capitals | (NHL) suspended C Evgeny Kuznetsov three games for for inappropriate conduct.
2020-2021 Regular Season Stats

Evgeny Kuznetsov
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Washington Capitals 31 7 13 20 5 10 426 66.70 52.20 4.30 51.40 2.30 0.84 2.11
Evgeny Kuznetsov Stats by Elite Prospects Evgeny Kuznetsov Advanced Stats by
Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2007-2008 Traktor Chelyabinsk-2 Russia3 2 0 0 0 0
2008-2009 Russia U18 WJC-18 7 6 7 13 10
2008-2009 Traktor Chelyabinsk-2 Russia3 22 5 11 16 40
2008-2009 Russia U17 WHC-17 5 6 4 10 6
2008-2009 Russia U18 |WJAC-19| WJAC-19 4 2 2 4 18
2008-2009 Russia U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 4 2 2 4 10
2008-2009 Traktor Chelyabinsk U17 Russia U17 23 28 26 54 58
Draft Yr 2009-2010 Traktor Chelyabinsk KHL 35 2 6 8 10 Playoffs 4 1 0 1 0
Draft Yr 2009-2010 Russia U20 WJC-20 6 2 0 2 10
Draft Yr 2009-2010 Belye Medvedi Chelyabinsk MHL 9 4 12 16 8 Playoffs 2 1 2 3 0
Draft Yr 2009-2010 Russia U18 WJC-18 7 5 7 12 6
2010-2011 Traktor Chelyabinsk KHL 44 17 15 32 30
2010-2011 Russia U20 WJC-20 7 4 7 11 4
2010-2011 Belye Medvedi Chelyabinsk MHL 8 10 5 15 4 Playoffs 5 0 2 2 0
2010-2011 Russia EHT 3 2 1 3 2
2010-2011 Russia (all) International 5 4 2 6 2
2011-2012 Traktor Chelyabinsk KHL 49 19 22 41 30 Playoffs 12 7 2 9 0
2011-2012 Russia EHT 9 4 1 5 4
2011-2012 Russia U20 WJC-20 7 6 7 13 4
2011-2012 Russia WC 10 2 4 6 4
2011-2012 Russia (all) International 21 6 5 11 8
2012-2013 Traktor Chelyabinsk KHL 51 19 25 44 42 Playoffs 25 5 6 11 0
2012-2013 Russia EHT 9 2 2 4 8
2012-2013 Russia WC 3 1 0 1 2
2012-2013 Russia (all) International 12 3 2 5 10
2013-2014 Traktor Chelyabinsk KHL 31 8 13 21 12
2013-2014 Russia EHT 6 1 2 3 4
2013-2014 Washington Capitals NHL 17 3 6 9 6 202 41.18 36.79 -10.33 42.96 -3.18 0.59 1.78
2013-2014 Russia (all) International 18 2 3 5 8
2013-2014 Russia WC 10 1 1 2 4
2014-2015 Washington Capitals NHL 80 11 26 37 24 911 57.38 48.42 -6.15 49.93 -2.84 0.26 1.32 Playoffs 14 5 2 7 0
2015-2016 Washington Capitals NHL 82 20 57 77 32 1,160 58.93 53.43 1.11 53.04 2.00 0.57 2.64 Playoffs 12 1 1 2 0
2015-2016 Russia WC 6 1 1 2 0
2015-2016 Russia (all) International 6 1 1 2 0
2016-2017 Russia WCup 4 2 0 2 6
2016-2017 Washington Capitals NHL 82 19 40 59 46 1,144 61.46 51.75 1.18 53.63 0.29 0.79 2.10 Playoffs 13 5 5 10 0
2016-2017 Russia WC 5 1 2 3 6
2016-2017 Russia (all) International 12 3 3 6 16
2017-2018 Washington Capitals NHL 79 27 56 83 48 1,133 55.66 47.45 0.98 48.16 -0.48 0.85 2.38 Playoffs 24 12 20 32 0
2018-2019 Washington Capitals NHL 76 21 51 72 50 1,046 57.69 44.85 -3.84 47.33 -2.75 0.46 2.47 Playoffs 7 1 5 6 0
2018-2019 Russia WC 10 2 4 6 6
2018-2019 Russia EHT 2 2 3 5 2
2018-2019 Russia (all) International 12 4 7 11 8
2019-2020 Washington Capitals NHL 63 19 33 52 40 845 51.10 46.40 -6.40 45.40 -8.10 0.92 2.34 Playoffs 8 3 2 5 0
2020-2021 Washington Capitals NHL 31 7 13 20 10 426 66.70 52.20 4.30 51.40 2.30 0.84 2.11
Evgeny Kuznetsov Stats by Elite Prospects | Evgeny Kuznetsov Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date July 2, 2017
Signing Status RFA
Agent Maxim Moliver
Standard Contract | 8 Years $62,400,000 9.57% of cap space
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025
Cap Hit $7,800,000 $7,800,000 $7,800,000 $7,800,000 $7,800,000 $7,800,000 $7,800,000 $7,800,000
UFA
AAV $7,800,000 $7,800,000 $7,800,000 $7,800,000 $7,800,000 $7,800,000 $7,800,000 $7,800,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $3,400,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000
Signing Bonuses $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $2,000,000 $5,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000
Total Salary $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $8,400,000 $5,000,000 $8,000,000 $5,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000
Minors Salary $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $8,400,000 $5,000,000 $8,000,000 $5,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000
Clauses M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date July 6, 2015
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 2 Years $3,000,000 4.20% of cap space
2015-2016 2016-2017
Cap Hit $3,000,000 $3,000,000
RFA
AAV $3,000,000 $3,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $2,200,000 $3,400,000
Signing Bonuses $400,000 $0
Total Salary $2,600,000 $3,400,000
Minors Salary $2,600,000 $3,400,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date March 8, 2014
Entry Level Contract | 2 Years $5,650,000 1.40% of cap space
2013-2014 2014-2015
Cap Hit $900,000 $900,000
RFA
AAV $2,825,000 $2,825,000
Performance Bonuses $1,000,000 $2,850,000
Base Salary $810,000 $810,000
Signing Bonuses $90,000 $90,000
Total Salary $900,000 $900,000
Minors Salary $67,500 $67,500
Clauses
UFA Year