No. 500 for No. 92: Evgeny Kuznetsov Plays In 500th Career Game with Capitals

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Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov played his 500th career game Saturday night as the Capitals hosted the New York Rangers. The 28-year-old is the 30th player in franchise history to have played 500 games.

Kuznetsov’s 0.81 points per game rate is the eighth-highest rate among Capitals with 500 games played.

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The Capitals honored him with a video tribute:

Kuznetsov, the 2010 first-round pick (26th overall), has recorded 402 points, which include 123 goals. He has picked up 13 points (three goals) thus far into the season. Kuznetsov is on a six-game point streak, leading the team.

By Della Young

About Della Young

Della Young is an aspiring novelist and screenwriter who earned a BFA in Creative Writing from Full Sail University in 2021. She comes from a family of big Capitals fans and became inspired to start writing for hockey in 2019. In her spare time, Della enjoys traveling, cooking, and working on both sides of the camera. Follow Della on Twitter: @dellayoung
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