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Jared’s Daily: Kuznetsov ‘Tired’ Of Washington; Hurricanes Advance To ECF



Washington Capitals Evgeny Kuznetsov

Washington Capitals forward Evgeny Kuznetsov is “tired” of playing in Washington, according to a friend, while the Carolina Hurricanes advance to the Eastern Conference Final.

That, Stanley Cup playoffs news and more from around the league in today’s daily.

Washington Capitals

A Russian hockey agent and purported friend of Evgeny Kuznetsov says the longtime Capital has been wanting to change teams “for a long time.” Kuznetsov, 30, tallied 55 points last season. [WHN]

The Hershey Bears are eager for a fast start in the Atlantic Division Finals of the 2023 Calder Cup Playoffs. They got just that, picking up a 3-2 win in Game 1. [WHN]

Peter Laviolette is ready to wipe his hands of his stint in Washington, officially listing his Ballston home on the market. The 7-bed, 6.5-bath residence commands an asking price of nearly $2.7 million. [WHN]

Stanley Cup Playoffs

A series-clinching goal from winger Jesper Fast has sent the Carolina Hurricanes to the Eastern Conference Final. Thanks to goals from Fast, as well as defensemen Brent Burns and Jaccob Slavin, the Hurricanes downed the New Jersey Devils, 3-2. [The News and Observer]

Three unanswered goals from Dallas resulted in a 5-2 Stars win over the Kraken, giving Dallas a 3-2 series lead. [Seattle Times]

From The National Hockey Now Network

Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Alex Pietrangelo has been suspended for Friday’s Game 5 against the Edmonton Oilers for slashing Leon Draisaitl. [Vegas Hockey Now]

Islanders goalie Ilya Sorokin is one of three nominees for the Vezina Trophy. Connor Hellebuyck of the Winnipeg Jets and Linus Ullmark of the Boston Bruins are the other two. [NYI Hockey Now/Boston Hockey Now]

Hockey Hall of Famer Sergei Fedorov has no interest in an NHL head coaching opportunity, saying that he doesn’t “have plans to conquer America.” [Detroit Hockey Now]

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