AHL First All-Star Team (1954) John B. Sollenberger Trophy (Leading Scorer AHL) (1954) Les Cunningham Award (MVP AHL) (1954) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1955, 1956, 1958, 1959, 1960) Traded to Chicago by Boston for cash, September 10, 1954. Traded to NY Rangers by Chicago for Wally Hergesheimer, June 19, 1956.
It was a big dream. [Messi] is probably the best athlete out there, so it's a big honor, for [Kuznetzov] as well. It's maybe a once in a lifetime opportunity to meet the best player in soccer right now. I'm a big Barcelona fan and Messi fan, so it's huge. You can take [Michael] Jordan, [Mark] Messier, [Wayne] Gretzky, those kinds of [people]. It's an honor to meet. It's nice to be in that position.
— Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin told told Monumental Network after meeting soccer star Lionel Messi prior to Argentina's practice at Fed Ex Field in Landover, Md. on Friday