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Kuznetsov's two goals, two assists keep Capitals on a roll with 6-4 win against Kings

Kuznetsov's two goals, two assists keep Capitals on a roll with 6-4 win against Kings

Who else should put an exclamation point on this last leg of the Washington Capitals’ homestand but Evgeny Kuznetsov, the team’s best player since it returned from the bye week at the start of the month for this stretch of games. He patiently maneuvered around the net, pulling Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick toward him before shooting the puck over him.

That marked Kuznetsov’s second goal and fourth point of the game, a 6-4 Capitals win. In the past six games, Kuznetsov has six goals with six assists, and he has been Washington’s best player as it built its game back up with nine out of a possible 12 points on this homestand. The Capitals remain in second place in the...

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