Capitals forward grabs opponent’s stick, then gets penalized for trying to use it

Evgeny Kuznetsov’s stick (among many other attributes) has made him one of the best offensive players in the NHL.

So on Tuesday, the Capitals center decided to see what he could do with an opponent’s. 

In the second period, Kuznetsov lost hold of his stick at about the same time Golden Knights defenseman Nick Holden’s stick got wedged in the stanchions.

Thus, Kuznetsov did what any good goal scorer would do: Find the nearest stick and use it. 

The Capitals forward grabbed Holden’s left-handed stick from the boards, corralled the puck and looked to make a play in the offensive zone. Then, he realized it wasn’t his.

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