Washington Capitals forward Evgeny Kuznetsov has been named the NHL’s first star of the week. It’s the first time Kuzy has been named one of the NHL’s three stars in his young career.
Kuznetsov had six assists and nine points last week, including his first career hat trick Friday against Edmonton. Also, don’t forget that sick game-winning assist either. The Caps went undefeated (3-0) while Kuznetsov centered the team’s first line during their West Coast road trip. He is amongst the league leaders in points. Go Zhenya!