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The Washington Capitals picked up an enormous win in Las Vegas on Wednesday, nevertheless it got here at a value.

Playoff factors chief Evgeny Kuznetsov was pressured from his group’s 3-2 victory close to the tip of the primary interval after absorbing a success from the Golden Knights’ Brayden McNabb.

The Russian centre, who tops the post-season scoring race with 25 factors, instantly went to the ice holding his left arm. He then skated to his group’s bench and went straight to the dressing room.

He didn’t return for the remainder of the sport with what the Capitals are calling an upper-body damage.

Capitals coach Barry Trotz supplied no replace on Kuznetsov after the sport. 

“[That hit] galvanized us as a group,” Trotz stated. “This group has learned so much. They’ve gotten so resilient. This group has had everything thrown at them, and they just say, `You know what? We’re going to push on.”‘

The Stanley Cup Final best-of-seven sequence is now tied one recreation apiece. Game Three is scheduled for Saturday in Washington (eight p.m., CBC).

Evgeny Kuznetsov heads to the Washington dressing room. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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