Kaprizov, Wild stay hot with 4-2 win over Kings DAN GREENSPAN April 23, 2021 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kirill Kaprizov had two goals and the Minnesota Wild beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-2 Friday night for their sixth straight win. Joel Eriksson Ek and Nico Strum also scored as the Wild improved to 9-2-1 in their past 12 games.
Playing career. Kaprizov made his Kontinental Hockey League debut playing with Metallurg Novokuznetsk during the 2014–15 KHL season, after being drafted first overall in the 2014 KHL Junior Draft. Kaprizov was drafted by the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League in the fifth round of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, 135th overall.On 21 August 2015, Kaprizov was signed to a three-year ...
Neal: Kaprizov has the Wild charging into the postseason
The Minnesota Wild and Vegas Golden Knights brawled throughout the first period on Wednesday night after Nicolas Hague checked Kirill Kaprizov from behind. Kaprizov was going for the puck along the Vegas bench when Hague checked him into the boards. After the hit, both teams began to brawl, with Kaprizov going after Hague to get retribution.
Wild star Kirill Kaprizov can stand up for himself. ‘But ...