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Washington Capitals Unsung Heroes

Washington Capitals Unsung Heroes

The Washington Capitals are Stanley Cup Champions. After a tremendous battle of heart and soul, they finally lift the most coveted prize in hockey. Who would have thought? The team was a different beast altogether this season. but it was again highly stacked with talent, Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov were a dominant force. But it is the unsung heroes who constantly battle and perform each game who deserve some recognition. 2018 Stanley Cup: Washington Capitals Unsung Heroes There are too many to mention them all, it is one main reason why the Capitals won the Cup for the first time....
WTOP Jun 8, 2018

Kuznetsov and Holtby prove just as valuable as Ovechkin

Alex Ovechkin finally got to hoist the Stanley Cup. And then he raised the Conn Smythe Trophy as the MVP of the Stanley Cup Final. Fellow Russian linemate Evgeny Kuznetsov and goaltender Braden Holtby certainly did some heavy lifting of their own.
CBC News Jun 8, 2018
Kuznetsov, Holtby invaluable in Capitals' charge to franchise's 1st Cup

Kuznetsov, Holtby invaluable in Capitals' charge to franchise's 1st Cup

Alex Ovechkin finally got to hoist the Stanley Cup and then he lifted the Conn Smythe Trophy, recognized the MVP of the Stanley Cup Final. Fellow Russian linemate Evgeny Kuznetsov and goaltender Braden Holtby certainly did their part, too.
Sportsnet.ca Jun 7, 2018
How Vegas can make it harder on Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov

How Vegas can make it harder on Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov

The Vegas Golden Knights are facing a steep uphill climb to win the Stanley Cup in their first season, but Dimitri Filipovic points out how one specific deployment change could at least make life difficult for Washington’s most skilled players. The post How Vegas can make it harder on Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
The Hockey Writers Jun 5, 2018

Evgeny Kuznetsov: The Newest NHL Star

Heading into the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, nobody would have been surprised to see Alexander Ovechkin or Braden Holtby standout for the Washington Capitals. While those two have been great, another player has been the star. Center Evgeny Kuznetsov has flourished in the postseason and has blossomed into a legitimate NHL star. If Kuznetsov […] The post Evgeny Kuznetsov: The Newest NHL Star appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Tampa Bay Times Jun 5, 2018
Capitals on verge of Stanley Cup after blowing out Golden Knights in Game 4

Capitals on verge of Stanley Cup after blowing out Golden Knights in Game 4

WASHINGTON - Evgeny Kuznetsov smiled about getting four assists. He tried not to smile too much at the thought of being one win away from the Stanley Cup. With Kuznetsov and goaltender Braden Holtby leading the way, the Washington Capitals are on the verge of capturing the first title in
WTOP Jun 5, 2018

Caps’ Ovechkin and Kuznetsov inspire Russian players, fans

Washington capitals players Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov and Dmitry Orlov have plenty of fans back in Russia and serve as inspirations for young Russian players and fans as the team steamrolls through the Stanley Cup Final. The post Caps’ Ovechkin and Kuznetsov inspire Russian players, fans appeared first on WTOP.
www.bostonherald.com Jun 5, 2018
Capitals on verge of Cup after blowing out Golden Knights

Capitals on verge of Cup after blowing out Golden Knights

WASHINGTON — Evgeny Kuznetsov smiled about getting four assists. He tried not to smile too much at the thought of being one win away from the Stanley Cup.With Kuznetsov and goaltender Braden Holtby leading the way, the Washington Capitals are on the verge of capturing the first title in their 43rd season after routing the Vegas Golden Knights 6-2 on Monday night to take a commanding 3-1 series lead.Alex Ovechkin and the Capitals will get their first chance to hoist the Cup in Game 5 on Thursday night in Las Vegas.One more win.Ive never been there, Kuznetsov said after just the fourth...
Capitals on verge of Cup after blowing out Golden Knights

Capitals on verge of Cup after blowing out Golden Knights

WASHINGTON — Evgeny Kuznetsov smiled about getting four assists. He tried not to smile too much at the thought of being one win away from the Stanley Cup.
SFGate Jun 3, 2018

Ovechkin’s 14th goal of playoffs helps Washington take Cup lead

WASHINGTON — Alex Ovechkin went airborne, Evgeny Kuznetsov flapped his arms like a bird of prey and the Washington Capitals are flying high, just two wins away from winning the Stanley Cup. Ovechkin dived to score his 14th goal of the playoffs and raised his arms in joy when Kuznetsov beat Marc-Andre Fleury and broke out his signature bird celebration in a second period the two Russians will long remember. Led by their two best players, the Capitals beat the Vegas Golden Knights 3-1 on Saturday to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven Stanley Cup Finals. ...
www.bostonherald.com Jun 3, 2018
Capitals flying high, up 2-1 on Vegas in Stanley Cup Final

Capitals flying high, up 2-1 on Vegas in Stanley Cup Final

WASHINGTON — In his first home Stanley Cup Final game after 13 long years checkered with as many disappointments as milestones, Alex Ovechkin was not going to be denied the opportunity to do something special.He played with an edge. He played with joy. And he played with the leadership his Washington Capitals have come to expect.Ovechkin dived to the ice to score his 14th goal of the playoffs, laid down to block shots, dished out hits and, along with Evgeny Kuznetsov, muscled the Capitals past the Vegas Golden Knights 3-1 on Saturday night to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven...
National Post Jun 3, 2018

Evgeny Kuznetsov’s return sparks Washington Capitals to Game 3 win over Vegas Golden Knights

With the win, Washington heads into Game 4 on Monday with a 2-1 series lead, two wins away from a first-ever Stanley Cup
Last Word on Hockey Jun 2, 2018
Evgeny Kuznetsov Key In Return, Washington Capitals Go Up 2-1 In Series

Evgeny Kuznetsov Key In Return, Washington Capitals Go Up 2-1 In Series

The Washington Capitals came out of the gate flying in the third game of the Stanley Cup Final against the Vegas Golden Knights. The first period ended without either side putting one away for their team, but Evgeny Kuznetsov and the Capitals managed to win more face-offs, put up more shots, throw more hits than their west coast rivals. This lead to their game three victory. Evgeny Kuznetsov Essential In Game Three Victory Capitals Stick With It In the second period is where the Capitals' hard work finally paid off. They managed to get two shots passed Fleury. The first goal was the result...
www.bostonherald.com Jun 2, 2018
Kuznetsov returns, scores goal, adds assist in Caps' win

Kuznetsov returns, scores goal, adds assist in Caps' win

WASHINGTON — The Washington Capitals put Evgeny Kuznetsov in the lineup for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday night and he didnt miss a beat.The Russian star scored and added an assist in the Capitals 3-1 win that put Washington two wins away from the championship.You play a little bit better when youre hurt, Kuznetsov saidThe leading scorer in the playoffs left Wednesdays Game 2 clutching his left arm after a big hit from Brayden McNabb and did not return.Kuznetsov took part in an optional practice Friday and the morning skate Saturday and said...
WTOP Jun 2, 2018

Kuznetsov returns, scores goal, adds assist in Caps’ win

The Washington Capitals put Evgeny Kuznetsov in the lineup for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday night and he didn't miss a beat. The post Kuznetsov returns, scores goal, adds assist in Caps’ win appeared first on WTOP.

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