- Was recalled from Lake Erie (AHL) for the third time this season on Feb. 6 and reassigned on Feb. 9.
- Has recorded 12 points (4g/8a) in 38 games for the Monsters.
- Has skated in five games for the Avalanche, posting a +3 plus/minus rating, tied for third on the club.
- Was recalled from Lake Erie for the second time this year on Dec. 3 and dressed in four games before being reassigned on Dec. 12.
- Originally recalled on Nov. 26 and made his season debut that night against the Blackhawks.
- Was reassigned on Nov. 27.
- Saw his first NHL action last season, appearing in two games with Colorado.
- Finished second among Lake Erie defensemen in scoring with 30 points (7g/23a) in 68 games last year.
- Led the Monsters defense with 34 points (5g/29a) in 72 games during his first full professional season of 2012-13.
- Prior to turning pro, played four years at Merrimack College (Hockey East).
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