Washington Capitals forward Evgeny Kuznetsov has some explaining to do.
This afternoon a video of Kuznetsov in a hotel room sitting next to a white powdery substance that appears to be cocaine made the rounds on the Internet.
The Washington Capitals immediately released a statement saying that they are aware of the video and are launching an investigation.
Kuznetsov has spoken to Russian sports site Sportsexpress and claims the video is from last year after the Caps won the Stanley Cup Finals in Vegas.
Kuznetsov’s leaked online hours before the start of game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals between the St Louis Blues and the Boston Bruins.