Yevgeny Yevgenyevich Kuznestov known only as Evgeny Kuznetsov is a Russian ice hockey player. The 27-year old forward currently plays for Washington Capitals in the National Hockey League (NHL). Evgeny is recently a hot topic on media outlets.
Find out why.
The Capitals recently confirmed that their forward, Evgeny Kuznetsov is the one seen in a now-deleted conspicuous video. In the video, the player was in a hotel room with some lines of white powder placed in a table in front of him.
The Capitals spokesman Sergey Kocharvo sent a statement to Associated Press after the incident. The statement reflects that they are gathering facts on the incident and will make no further comments at the time. The now-deleted video dates back from 2018 when the Capitals won the Stanley Cup in Las Vegas.
Capitals forward’ Evgeny told Sports Express he went to a friend’s hotel room and moved out after he saw drugs, according to Trib Live. After the video was published on the internet, Evgeny challenged for a drug test to prove his innocence. Some people on social media pointed the Capital’s forward as guilty.
As the final decision on Evegeny is yet to follow, here are a few things you might want to know about the ice hockey professional.
Nicknamed as ‘The Birdman’, Evgeny Kuznetsov and his wife Anastasia Zinov’eva are married for over eight years now. The couple exchanged their wedding vows on June 3, 2011.
Evgeny and his now-wife Anastasia dated each other for less than a year before officially getting hitched. The wedding ceremony was a small family-circled event held in Chelyabinsk, a city in Russia. The NHL star was only 19 then.
After three years of their marriage, the couple moved together to the United States in 2014. At first, they lived together with fellow ice hockey player Alex Ovechkin.
Married for seven years, the couple is married with a daughter named Ecenia Kuznetsova. Born in May 2015, Ecenia is currently 4 years old. Her father shared the news of the newborn via his Twitter account on May 25, 2015. While sharing the news to his thousand fo followers on his Twitter page, Evgeny flaunted two small feet of the newborn.
Check out the post here,
Я батя👍 спасибо любимая за дочь❤️ pic.twitter.com/AUEJPZ963V
— Evgeny Kuznetsov (@Kuzya92) May 25, 2015
Though the couple is miles away from any rumors of separation, the now-deleted video forced several questions on their marriages.
While it’s still unknown how Anastasia’s reacted to the video, the rumors suggest it can affect their relationship. Regardless of their future, we wish the best for the couple.
Anastasia Zinov’eva is a celebrity family member, known as the wife of NHL star Evgeny Kuznetsov. Just like her husband, Anastasia is a Russian native.
The couple currently lives in the United States. The moved in together in 2014 after the Capitals drafted in the first round of the 2010 NHL Draft. He spent the following four years in KHL before the Capitals.
The details about Anastasia besides her relationship with her husband, Evgeny is still unknown.
The Capitals forward is 27 years old and judging from her looks, Anastasia could also be in her mid-20s.