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Position
RW
 
Jersey
86
Name  Nikita Kucherov
Born  6/17/1993
Height  5-11
Weight  171
Shoots  R
5/26/2015 10:59:00 PM
Description: Lightning center Nikita Kucherov scored a pair of goals on three shots, but Tampa Bay still lost Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals, 7-3.
Insight: Kucherov netted both his goals in the third period, but New York had five goals in the same period. Kucherov has nine goals and 10 assists in 19 postseason games this spring. Game 7 is on Friday.
 
5/12/2015 10:18:00 PM
Description: Lightning center Nikita Kucherov recorded three points during Tuesday's Game 6 win over Montreal.
Insight: He had two goals and an assist, along with three shots and a plus-two rating on the night. Steven Stamkos and Ondrej Palat also tallied for Tampa Bay.
 
5/3/2015 9:34:00 PM
Description: Lightning center Nikita Kucherov scored a pair of goals in Tampa Bay's, 6-2, victory over the Canadiens in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals on Sunday.
Insight: Both of Kucherov's goals came on the power play. Tampa Bay scored on its last four power play shots, going 4-for-8 on the man advantage in the game. Kucherov has three goals and four assists in nine postseason games this spring. The three goals are all in this second round series versus Montreal. Tampa Bay leads the series, 2-0.
 
3/24/2015 10:09:00 PM
Description: Lightning center Nikita Kucherov scored this 27th goal of the season in Tuesday's win over the Panthers.
Insight: Kucherov has been fantastic all season, and now has 59 points and a plus-36 rating throught 74 games. Tyler Johnson, Ryan Callahan, and Brenden Morrow also scored for Tampa Bay.
 
3/14/2015 10:03:00 PM
Description: Lightning center Nikita Kucherov scored the team's only goal on Saturday versus the Jets as Tampa Bay lost, 2-1.
Insight: Kucherov has 26 goals and 31 assists with a plus-35 rating. That plus-minus is behind only Montreal's Max Pacioretty this season.
 
2/10/2015 10:47:00 PM
Description: Lightning center Nikita Kucherov scored a goal during Tuesday's overtime loss versus Nashville.
Insight: He also had four shots on goal and a minus-one rating on the night. Kucherov now has an impressive 21 goals, 48 points, and a plus-28 rating through 56 games this season.
 
2/7/2015 8:40:00 PM
Description: Lightning center Nikita Kucherov scored for the second consecutive game Saturday against the Kings.
Insight: He now has three points over the past two nights, after his goal on Saturday. Kucherov now has 19 goals, 46 points, and a plus-28 rating through 54 games.
 
1/6/2015 10:12:00 PM
Description: Lightning center Nikita Kucherov assisted both of his team's power-play goals in the second period.
Insight: Tampa Bay fell behind, 2-0, to Montreal on Tuesday, but the Lightning answered with four straight goals in the second period. The Lightning's second power-play line scored both of the man advantage goals. Kucherov has 17 goals and 24 assists with a plus-26 rating in 42 games this season.
 
1/1/2015 11:49:00 AM
Description: Lightning center Nikita Kucherov had a massive game on Wednesday night.
Insight: He had two goals, one assist, five shots on goal, and a plus-four rating. Kucherov has been fantastic this season, and now has 17 goals, 37 points, and a plus-25 rating through 39 games.
 
12/15/2014 9:39:00 PM
Description: Lightning center Nikita Kucherov recorded two points during Monday's loss to the Penguins.
Insight: He had a goal and an assist, along with a plus-one rating. Kucherov now has 12 goals, 28 points, and a plus-17 rating though 32 games. The breakout season is on.
 
12/11/2014 10:04:00 PM
Description: Lightning center Nikita Kucherov scored two huge goals during Thursday's 2-1 victory against the Hurricanes.
Insight: Both goals came in the third period, including the game-winner with 31 seconds left. Kucherov now has 11 goals and 25 points through 30 games. He should be in all lineups.
 
10/28/2014 10:33:00 PM
Description: Lightning center Nikita Kucherov had a hat trick on Tuesday versus the Coyotes.
Insight: Kucherov scored once per period and finished with a plus-two rating on the night. He scored all the game at even strength. Kucherov has four goals this season.
 

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