Hockey player Evgeny Kuznetsov: biography and personal life (photo)

famous hockey player Yevgeny Kuznetsov was born in Chelyabinsk, May 19, 1992.Love hockey originated from the small Zhenya from 6 years old when he became involved in one of the sports schools of the city.The first mentor future celebrity was his father, who taught his son the basics of the game.

Early career

hockey player Yevgeny Kuznetsov, Ambitious by nature, from a young age did not see myself anywhere else except on the ice.And if his peers dedicated training no more than 2 hours a day, Jack could be given to this task up to 8 hours.

Vladimir Shabunin first coach Eugene, speaks of his pupil with pride and affection.According to him, Kuznetsov was ready to go on the ice at any time, though, even if you wake him up at night.Long-term training, the ability to perceive criticism and work on themselves were not in vain.Soon, thanks to a brilliant game of the young hockey career took off.

played in the youth team

In 2010, Eugene, as a member of the Chelyabinsk team "Tractor" was invited to the y

outh team.But then the Russian team was able to take on the Junior Championship only 6th place.This was a setback for the young athlete's motivation to prove their professional skills, which he successfully did - after the match with Austria hockey player Yevgeny Kuznetsov was awarded the title of best player.The success grew with each match.About 50% of all goals scored belonged Kuznetsov.He could play in any position, is equally well coping with the role of a central striker, winger or defender.

peak of popularity in 2011 at the World Championships, held in Buffalo, the youth team of Russia won the honorable first place.That hockey player Yevgeny Kuznetsov was the author of decisive goal, which brought the team title.

Next Kuznetsov in 2012 at the youth World Championship was honored to be the captain of the Russian team.A team led by a young hockey player ranked second.The young player became a favorite of the audience and the object of imitation for younger players.Photo Eugene Kuznetsov appeared in numerous sports magazines.


The native Eugene hockey team "Tractor" is statistics and achievements of the popular football game.So, just Kuznetsov for the youth team played 83 tournaments and championships.The team took 44 first places, in 2011 was awarded the title of world champion, 14 times was the silver medal and 7 times - bronze.The Russian team has acquired in the name of Yevgeny Kuznetsov's new champion, in the absence of which the game is not so bright and saturated.Kuznetsova was better for 2012, when his team won the title of champion of the continent and the Continental Hockey League.

Vladimir Krechin, CEO of "Tractor", calls the young hockey goals Eugene masterpieces and claims that over the years hockey player will not lose his outstanding ability, but rather only exaggerate them.All fans and fans see the enormous potential of young athletes.Kuznetsov idol is the legendary hockey player Wayne Gretzky.Eugene believes that the Way has achieved much in his athletic career, and admires his style of play.The dream of a young football player - beat all achievements and records of his idol, scoring the greater number of goals.

contract with "Washington Capitals┬╗

March 8, 2014 it was announced that Eugene has terminated the contract with the club of his native Chelyabinsk "Tractor" and signed a new agreement with the NHL team, "Washington Capitals".The new club drafted Russian player for a long time, back in 2010, but he always refused, to the same official invitation Yevgeny Kuznetsov, whose biography is played with bright colors, got just now.According to some reports the amount of the contract is 900 thousand dollars a year.Kuznetsov left home in a combat of mind, knowing that in front of him waiting for a game in the strongest league in the world.

Yevgeny Kuznetsov NHL

Washington twenty-two Kuznetsov plays at No. 92. The debut of Russian hockey player in the new team held on 10 March 2014 in a game against the "Pittsburgh Penguins".The meeting ended with the defeat of Washington's team with a score of 3: 2.Eugene spent on the ice a little more than 10 minutes, during which could make only 2 broska.Svoyu debut goal in the NHL Yevgeny Kuznetsov scored 26 March, the end of the third period of the meeting with the "Los Angeles Kings", so the team equalized.The match came to the shootout where players "Kings" were accurate.His second puck Eugene threw March 30 gates "Boston", and as well as the last time it happened in the final minute of the game, and also led his team to victory.Now fans of hockey reliably know where Yevgeny Kuznetsov plays this season.

2014 Olympics

On the eve of the Winter Olympics in Sochi in an interview with the athlete admitted that the victory at the Olympic Games - a dream of his life.Hockey player in order to represent the honor of their country at the Olympics, a few years putting off the transition to the NHL.According to Eugene, he was ready to do a lot, just to go on the ice.Despite this, the ex-striker of the Chelyabinsk "Tractor" was not declared in the Olympic team.As commented Eugene, is the coach's decision quite rightly, because at this level of the competition selected the best of the best.Kuznetsov said that to blame only himself, because he was not worthy of a call to the national team.What happened was for the young player an excellent incentive to improve and enhance their professional skills, it's not far off the next Winter Olympics, to get to that Eugene would have.

Life hockey

June 3, 2011 at the ice arena stadium team "Tractor" the wedding of Evgenia Kuznetsova and Anastasia Zinoviev.In this unusual situation, young exchanged rings and tied the knot.

wife Eugenia Kuznetsova also from the sports family.Two younger brothers Nasti addicted to hockey, and she accompanied them to the training, where she met her future husband.Friendship 2 years later grew into true feelings.Nineteen Eugene, Monogamous by nature, realized that he could not live without Nasty, and immediately appointed wedding day by the reception ice arena.By the way, Kuznetsova in a sense, can be called pioneers, as behind them to hold similar celebrations on ice began to many couples.

most unusual wedding present was a rare breed cedar sapling decorating is currently one of the corners of the city as a living monument forever young family happiness.Immediately after the wedding, the newly minted husband and wife went to his apartment, which is a successful hockey player presented to the local authorities.And soon the couple left for their honeymoon, hiding from the press place the upcoming holiday.

Evgeni and Anastasia - the perfect couple, their family there is love and understanding.Caring husband loves to pamper your soul mate luxury gifts.Recently, he gave her a chic car Range Rover.The young dream of the future baby, but now have decided to postpone it, to live in his pleasure.Ice hockey player Yevgeny Kuznetsov - a promising, very talented and already successful athlete.