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Caps Today, 12/1/17

December 1, 2017
Evgeny Kuznetsov scored two goals, his seventh and eighth of the season, last night against the Los Angeles Kings. Kuznetsov’s two-goal effort marked his second multi-goal game of the season—the eighth time he has recorded at least two points in a game this year. Kuznetsov leads the team with 28 (8g, 20a) points this season and is tied for 13 th in the NHL in points. Additionally, Kuznetsov’s 20 assists are tied for seventh in the NHL. Over the last three seasons, Kuznetsov's 43 multi-point games are tied for first on the Capitals (Nicklas Backstrom) and are tied for 11 th in the NHL.

The Capitals return to Capital One Arena to host the Columbus Blue Jackets tomorrow night at 7 p.m. Washington finished 7-2-0 in home games in the month of November, one win shy of tying the franchise home win total for the month. 

Must Read/See/Hear Material

Dump ‘n Chase: Kings Conquer Caps, 5-2 / SKATE SHAVINGS: News and Notes From Caps' Morning Skate

Washington Post: Gone in nine seconds: Kings’ burst leaves Caps at a loss / Nathan Walker’s feel-good story as first Australian in NHL takes a turn, waived by Capitals

NBC Sports Washington: Tarik's 3 Stars: Kings, Quick crown Caps / 3 reasons why the Caps lost to the Kings / Nathan Walker waived by Caps, appears to be Hershey bound

AP: Kings score two key goals in nine seconds to beat Capitals Kings use quick goals to defeat Capitals

Fox Sports: Australian NHL trailblazer Nathan Walker, first Aussie to play and score in NHL, waived by Washington Capitals

Washington Times: Kings strike quickly in 5-2 victory over Capitals / Capitals place Nathan Walker on waivers

Japer’s Rink: Friday Caps Clips: Quick Change of Fortune / Caps vs. Kings Recap: Kings Leave Kuzy, Caps No Leftovers 5-2

LA Times: Kings keep rolling with 5-2 victory over the Washington Capitals

TV/Audio Clips:

Washington Capitals: Postgame Locker Room | Nov. 30 / Caps 365 | November 30 / Barry Trotz Postgame | Nov. 30 / Caps Visit Georgetown Hospital / Alex Chiasson Pregame | 11/30 / Barry Trotz Pregame | November 30 / Rinkside Update | Stephenson

NBC Sports Washington: On the MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Visit (6 p.m.) / On the MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Visit (6 p.m.) / On the MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Visit (8 p.m.)