Nikita Kucherov RUMORS & NEWS

  • Agent: Kucherov cleared air with Yzerman, focused on Cup run

    Tampa Bay Times "There hasn't been much rest in Nikita Kucherov's extended offseason. After helping lead Russia to a bronze medal at the World Championships in mid-May, Kucherov, 24, returned to Tampa in early June. He's been skating locally five-to-six days a week for more than a month, including Tuesday's..." August 02

  • Kucherov: Some Bolts got paid, quit working

    Tampa Bay Times "Lightning star wing Nikita Kucherov delivered some pointed and strong criticism on his teammates and coaches Wednesday. Kucherov, preparing to play for Russia at the World Championships, told Sovietsky Sport that some teammates "overstayed" with team, "got their money and stopped working."..." April 26

  • Agent says Kucherov blasted Bolts out of frustration from missing playoffs

    Pro Hockey Talk "Quite the situation developing in Tampa Bay. Earlier today, the translation of Nikita Kucherov‘s interview with Sovietsky Sport hit social media and caught a number of people by surprise. In it, Kucherov said some of his Lightning teammates “got their money and stopped working” this season,..." April 26

  • Nikita Kucherov leads 3 Stars of the Week "Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov, Dallas Stars goaltender Kari Lehtonen and Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending March 26. FIRST STAR - NIKITA KUCHEROV, RW, TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING Kucherov posted 5-2-7 in three games,..." March 27