Is Capitals second line center Evgeny Kuznetsov the NHL's most underrated playmaker? 

He might be.

The Russian dynamo plays in the shadow of fellow countryman Alex Ovechkin and top-line center Nicklas Backstrom. Still, he might be the Capitals most dangerous player at 5 on 5.

Kuznetsov has averaged more even strength primary assists over the last three years than Backstrom, as well as injured Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby.

No. 92 had a goal and an assist in the Capitals game 3 win against the Penguins. Will he continue to make an impact the rest of the series?

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