Capitals’ Evgeny Kuznetsov Is Day-To-Day With Upper-Body Injury; Left Monday’s Game Against Islanders

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Washington Capitals’ center Evgeny Kuznetsov left Monday’s game against the New York Islanders with an upper-body injury after a collision with Islanders’ center Leo Komarov. The team announced on Tuesday that he is day-to-day with an upper-body injury. Kuznetsov was not on the ice at practice this morning.

After taking a hit at center ice from Komarov at the boards, Kuznetsov headed down the tunnel in pain during the second period.

Kuznetsov missed the rest of the second period and was questionable to return for the third to which he did not.

He was not on the ice at Capitals’ practice this morning and is listed as day-to-day.

The team will continue to evaluate Kuznetsov over the next day to determine if he goes out West for the three-game road trip, beginning with the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night.

By Della Young

About Della Young

Della Young is a fiction writer based out of the Northern Virginia/Washington, D.C. area and an online student attending Full Sail University. She got her start in the entertainment industry at age seven as an actress. At the young age of nine, Della wrote a psychological thriller short story that sparked her interest in creative writing. She comes from a family of big Capitals fans and became inspired to start writing for sports. In her spare time, Della enjoys photography, traveling, and working on both sides of the camera. Follow Della on Twitter: @dellayoung
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