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Watch Caps prospect Kuznetsov get kicked during a KHL game

Apr 4, 2012, 11:17 AM EDT

Courtesy correspondent Slava Malamud, here’s another bit of video madness from the KHL:

The players in question are Traktor Chelyabinsk’s Evgeny Kuznetsov (Washington’s first-round pick at the 2010 draft) and Avangard Omsk’s Anton Belov (who kicks people, apparently.)

The two teams are currently locked in a heated conference final of the Gagarin Cup playoffs.

This isn’t the first time Belov’s been captured in YouTube lore. Earlier this season, he did this:

No word yet if Belov will face supplemental discipline for the kick.

  1. t16rich - Apr 4, 2012 at 11:19 AM


  2. govtminion - Apr 4, 2012 at 11:24 AM

    Wow… yeah. No idea what rules the KHL has different from the NHL, but that’s probably not one of them. Kicking should be a suspension, period. This made Jeff Skinner’s kick a few weeks ago look pretty tame.

  3. hockinj25 - Apr 4, 2012 at 11:40 AM

    Wussicfication of the KHL. Pour some Vodka on the cut and it will be alright.

  4. bennywisest - Apr 4, 2012 at 11:51 AM

    “You too are fan of American movie the “Happy Gilmore”, no?”

  5. cleverbob - Apr 4, 2012 at 11:56 AM

    Attacking someone with his skate? Glass shattering slap shot? How long before this guy is hamming it up on the PGA tour?

  6. cableguymike - Apr 4, 2012 at 12:40 PM

    The music made the first video. “Hey fun boys! Get a room!”

  7. jpelle82 - Apr 4, 2012 at 3:05 PM

    this guy is cursed, didnt he just get stretchered off the ice like a month ago? might as well join the caps because it looks like the khl is going to kill him sooner or later.

  8. crazemastercraze - Apr 4, 2012 at 7:15 PM

    the nhl should use this as a promotional tool for young players deciding what to do with their professional careers….

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