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Coming up ice with the puck after receiving a pass, Kuznetsov was leveled along the boards near center ice by Golden Knights defenseman Brayden McNabb.
Here’s the video replay.
Kuznetsov heads to the locker room after a high hit from McNabb. 😟😟😟
— NBC Sports Capitals (@NBCSCapitals) May 31, 2018
Kuznetsov skated off the ice and headed to the locker room clutching his left arm/hand/wrist.
— Cristiano Simonetta (@CMS_74_) May 31, 2018
Kuznetsov did not come back out during the second period and is “questionable” to return to the game.
#Caps Evgeny Kuznetsov (upper body) is questionable to return to tonight’s game.
— CapitalsPR (@CapitalsPR) May 31, 2018
Kuznetsov wasn’t on the ice for the third period.
By Michael Marzzacco