Kuznetsov Kicks Off “World of Hockey” Event In Hometown Today


Evgeny Kuznetsov continues to give back this off-season in his hometown of Chelyabinsk, Russia. Today he kicked off an event called Dream Train where 15 lucky youth hockey players got to learn from one of their heroes. 

After returning to his native Russia at the conclusion of the Capitals’ season, rising superstar Evgeny Kuznetsov has been a busy man. From participating in the IIHF World Championships, to spending time with family and running his hockey camp for youth in his hometown of Chelyabinsk, Kuznetsov has had plenty to do. Today, he kicked off a children’s event in his hometown.

Kuznetsov led the kids through some off-ice drills and then took them out to the ice to instruct them. It was certainly a moment these kids won’t forget.

By Jon Sorensen


If you want to see more from Kuznetsov’s event you can check out @bauer_russia. To view the story simply open the Instagram app, go to the account and tap the circle icon. Below is the video of Kuzy selecting the lucky winners (in Russian).


By Michael Marzzacco

About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His interest in the Caps has grown over the decades and included time as a season ticket holder. He has been a journalist covering the team for 10+ years, primarily focusing on analysis, analytics and prospect development.
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