Evgeny Kuznetsov of capitals acknowledged star of the day in the NHL
The NHL recognized the Russian forward «Washington» Evgeny Kuznetsov’s third star of the game day, reports the official website of the League. In the match against «calgary» (4:2) he was twice assisted by his Czech team-mate Yakubu Vranje.
«This is my bread and butter. I saw it in a completely empty space. And when you see partner clearly catches courage, in this position, you just have to give him the puck, and he’ll do anything,» — said Kuznetsov.
The best player of the day was Vrana, who scored his first hat-trick in the NHL. The second star recognized forward «Chicago» Patrick Kane, who scored the puck and made an assist in the match with «Anaheim» (3:2 in overtime).
In September, the NHL was disqualified available on the use of cocaine Kuznetsova. 27-year-old player missed three games at the start of the regular season in the current season.
The decision on disqualification Kuznetsova over «inappropriate behaviour» NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman took after meeting with the striker and representatives of the players Association in the League.
In August, the international ice hockey Federation (IIHF) suspended Kuznetsova for the use of cocaine for four years.
In the current regular championship of NHL the Russian played 13 matches. In these meetings, he scored 11 points (5 goals, 6 assists).