Evgeny Kuznetsov recorded his 400th NHL career point on a goal at the end of the first period against the Buffalo Sabres on Monday.
Gotttaaaa be quicker than that! pic.twitter.com/hZ9TWgoct7
— Washington Capitals (@Capitals) March 15, 2021
Kuznetsov scored his goal at 18:46, just three seconds after a Caps power play expired. He was assisted by Justin Schultz and Conor Sheary.
The goal was Kuznetsov’s third goal of the season.
Kuznetsov is the eighteenth player in franchise history to record 400 career NHL points with the Capitals. He was also the seventh player in franchise history to reach 400 points before playing in his 500th career game as he earned this goal in his 497th career game.
By Diane Doyle