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Tampa Bay Lightning Eastern Conference Atlantic Division
 
Nikita Kucherov • #86 • RW
8 pts in last 4 GP
Status:On roster
Ht/Wt:5'11", 178 lbs.
Born:Jun 17, 1993 (24 yrs) in Maykop, RUS
Experience:4 years
Drafted:Drafted by Tampa Bay in 2011 (2/58).
Shoots:L
2017-18 Season Stats
GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 61 32 48 80 13 32 5 0 6 20:06 220 1.31
On Pace 82 43 65 108 17 43 7 0 8 20:06 296 1.32
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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 Second All-Star Team 2016-17
NHL Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game 2016-17
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