Evgeny Kuznetsov becomes Axegeny Viknetsov after being awarded Capitals’ player of game award from Alex Ovechkin
Evgeny Kuznetsov had his biggest game of the young season on Wednesday, scoring two goals and assisting on another. Kuzy’s three-point night helped the Capitals dismantle fellow league power, the Colorado Avalanche, 6-3, improving their record to 2-0-1.
After the game, the Russian center’s play was recognized by his close friend Alex Ovechkin, who gave Kuzy the Viking axe as offensive player of the game.
Yes, a Viking axe.