Evgeny Kuznetsov: “We lost that game”


The Capitals held their break down day today at Kettler, where players cleaned their lockers and spoke with the media one final time. Evgeny Kuznetsov will be a restricted free agent this summer, but surely a top signing priority for the Capitals. Kuznetsov spoke with reporters about Game 7 and the road ahead. 

No surprise, Kuzy beagan with a joke, trying to get a few laughs on an otherwise gloomy day.

He continued with the topics of Game 7 and the offseason:

Kuznetsov scored 19 goals in the regular season and five goals in the playoffs. With Nicklas Backstrom and Alex Ovechkin not getting any younger, the new generation of young guns like Kuznetsov are important to the team’s future.

Kuzy also provided a bit of levity on this gloomy day at Kettler:

By Michael Marzzacco

About Michael Marzzacco

Michael is an avid DC sports fan with a passion for writing. He has followed the Washington Capitals since the 2003-04 season, around the time his enthusiasm for DC teams really began. It was from the days when they had the worst record in the league to when they became the most exciting team in the area. His Dad took him to his first Caps game a couple of years later. One of his favorite memories was being in the stands during the 2015 Winter Classic where Troy Brouwer scored the game-winning goal with 12 seconds left. Michael graduated from Radford University in May 2016, earning a degree in journalism and focusing on sports journalism and broadcasting. His goal is to work in sports media in Washington, D.C.
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