Nikita Kucherov RUMORS & NEWS

  • Lightning's Nikita Kucherov won't face discipline for hit on Devils' Sami Vatanen

    Newark Star-Ledger "Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov won't face a fine or suspension for his hit on Devils defenseman Sami Vatanen during Game 4 of the team's Stanley Cup Playoff series, NJ Advance Media confirmed. Vatanen was forced to leave the game after Kucherov delivered a booming check to the..." April 19

  • Devils coach not commenting on Nikita Kucherov hit on Sami Vatanen

    Larry Brown Sports "New Jersey Devils coach John Hynes did not offer a comment postgame about Nikita Kucherov’s big hit on Sami Vatanen during Game 4 of his team’s playoff series against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday. Kucherov nailed Vatanen with a hit that had some debating its legality." April 19

  • Lightning get Kucherov back for matinee clash with Flyers

    CBS Sports "Kucherov (upper body) was on the ice for warmups ahead of Saturday's matinee against the Flyers, Roger Mooney of the Tampa Bay Times reports. This means the star winger is likely to play. Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times confirms that Kucherov should return following a two-game absence." March 03

  • Kucherov unlikely for Lightning against Sabres

    NHL.com "Nikita Kucherov is unlikely to play for Tampa Bay Lightning against the Buffalo Sabres at Amalie Arena on Wednesday (7 p.m. ET; TVAS, SUN, MSG-B, NHL.TV) because of an upper-body injury. The forward was not on the ice for the start of the morning skate but came out in a normal jersey near the..." February 28

  • Lightning coach Jon Cooper: Nikita Kucherov has ‘it’ factor

    Sportsnet "Nikita Kucherov has been dazzling crowds in Tampa Bay for five seasons now, but he’s not often in the national spotlight. Lightning head coach Jon Cooper has been behind the bench for all five of those campaigns and gets to see first-hand what Kucherov is capable of on a daily basis. He shared..." January 13

  • How many goals will Nikita Kucherov score this season?

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Tampa Bay Lightning continued to roll on Thursday night with a dominating 5-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings. Leading the way was Nikita Kucherov with another three-point effort including his league-leading 16th goal of the season. He enters play on Friday with a three-goal lead over Alex..." November 10