Evgeny Kuznetsov and Ilya Samsonov are teammates on the ice and even closer friends off of it. In fact, they’re practically inseparable.
The two Russians do nearly everything together. The pair gets competitive playing video games. “Between us, it’s going to end up with the fight, you know, in the room,” Kuzy once joked. They’ve done TikToks together. Recently, Kuzy even tried out one of Sammy’s favorite hobbies, fishing.
On Sunday, the two hockey stars’ bonding continued as they hung out together at a backyard barbecue.