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Tampa Bay Lightning Eastern Conference Atlantic Division
 
Nikita Kucherov • #86 • RW
5 pts in last 2 GP
Status:On roster
Ht/Wt:5'11", 178 lbs.
Born:Jun 17, 1993 (23 yrs) in Moscow, RUS
Experience:3 years
Drafted:Drafted by Tampa Bay in 2011 (2/58).
Shoots:L
2016-17 Season Stats
GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 67 38 40 78 13 36 17 0 6 19:22 229 1.16
On Pace 75 43 45 88 15 40 19 0 7 19:22 256 1.17
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Scouting Report
Assets: Is a great shooter. Has an explosive skating stride and great one-on-one moves. Can beat defenders on the outside with relative frequency. Simply oozes offensive acumen. Can play either wing position.
Flaws: Is not very big, so he could use added strength in order to better avoid injuries and better handle physical opponents. Also, he needs to avoid the temptation to play a constant peripheral game.
Career Potential: Outstanding scoring winger with upside.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NHL Plus/Minus Leader 2014-15 (Shared with Max Pacioretty)
NHL Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game 2016-17
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