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Dmitry Kulikov

24-Year-Old Defenseman – Florida Panthers

2014-15 NHL Stats

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2014-15 NHL Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Five years into his NHL career, the 23 year-old Kulikov is an enigma. Coming off arguably his worst season, Kulikov will need to demonstrate that he still possesses the skills to reemerge as a useful fantasy defenseman. In 2013-14, Kulikov scored just eight goals and 19 poin...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 204   DOB: 10/29/1990   BORN: Lipetsk, USSR   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #14 Overall in 2009  

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Dmitry Kulikov Contract Information:

Signed three-year, $13 million deal with the Panthers in July 2014.

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Kulikov assisted on the first goal of the contest in Thursday's shootout win against the Sharks.

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Dmitry Kulikov NHL Stats
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Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2009-10 18 68 3 13 16 -5 32 87 3.4 0 0 17:41 1 9 10 2:46 78 88
2010-11 19 NHL FLA 72 6 20 26 -5 45 83 7.2 1 0 19:57 1 4 5 2:37 107 79
2011-12 20 NHL FLA 58 4 24 28 -5 36 104 3.8 1 0 21:51 2 8 10 3:04 104 74
2012-13 21 NHL FLA 34 3 7 10 -5 22 52 5.8 2 0 20:59 2 4 6 2:24 84 49
2013-14 22 NHL FLA 81 8 11 19 -26 66 127 6.3 0 1 21:42 2 3 5 2:23 125 92
2014-15 23 NHL FLA 14 0 5 5 -1 10 17 0.0 0 0 22:32 0 1 1 2:43 19 17
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Time On Ice Stats

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Average Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Dmitry Kulikov was on the ice for 22:32.

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Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Dmitry Kulikov was on the ice for 2:43 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2012-13 20:59 2:24
2013-14 21:42 2:23
2014-15 22:32 2:43

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Dmitry Kulikov 2014-15 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Nov 22 at NSH 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2 20:33 1:47
Nov 20 at SJ 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 5 23:42 3:48
Nov 18 at LA Did Not Play
Nov 16 at ANH Did Not Play
Nov 14 NYI Did Not Play
Nov 11 SJ Did Not Play
Nov 8 CGY 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 12:03 1:25
Nov 6 at PHI 0 1 1 -2 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 3 2 20:32 2:03
Nov 4 at BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 1 21:43 0:47
Nov 1 PHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 3 26:14 2:16
Oct 30 ARI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 22:42 2:10
Oct 25 at ARI 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 1 23:57 1:28
Oct 21 at COL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 25:47 1:14
Oct 18 at WAS 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 24:21 3:21
Oct 17 at BUF 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 1 22:14 5:22
Oct 13 OTT 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 1 22:36 1:07
Oct 11 NJ 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 24:09 8:37
Oct 9 at TB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 1 24:53 2:38

Dmitry Kulikov: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Kulikov (knee) will return to the lineup Thursday against the Sharks, Harvey Fialkov of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.

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Kulikov (knee) will not return to action Tuesday against the Kings, Harvey Fialkov of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.

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Kulikov (knee) practiced with the team Monday afternoon, Harvey Fialkov of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.

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Kulikov (knee) will resume skating Friday, George Richards of the Miami Herald reports.

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Kulikov (knee) is expected to miss only the next two games before returning to action Sunday against the Ducks, Harvey Fialkov of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.

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Kulikov (knee) underwent an MRI on Sunday, and early indications suggest that the injury he suffered Saturday is not overly serious, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.

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Kulikov left Saturday’s game against the Flames with a knee injury and is not expected to return, George Richards of the Miami Herald reports.

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Kulikov was awarded an assist on the power play in a 4-1 loss to the Flyers on Thursday.

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Kulikov only has one assist in his first six games this season, but he is playing the best hockey of his career, Harvey Fialkov of the Sun Sentinel reports.

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Kulikov (foot) returned to practice Friday, George Richards of the Miami Herald reports.

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Kulikov suffered a minor foot injury in Thursday's game against the Lightning, Harvey Fialkov of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.

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Kulikov agreed to terms with the Panthers on a three-year, $13 million deal Friday, TSN reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014-15

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2013-14

Kulikov recorded a line of 3/7/10 in 34 games with the Panthers last season, but missed the end of the season with a shoulder injury. With the shoulder now surgically repaired, it will be interesting to see if the 22-year-old former first round draft pick can push his offensive game to the next level.

2012-13

Kulikov continues to progress, scoring a career-high 28 points in only 58 games played this past season. Injuries curtailed what was shaping up to be the young defender's finest season, as did several stretches of inconsistency. The former 2009 first-round pick has really picked up his game making him an attractive fantasy option. While there may be some dips in production throughout the course of a season, Kulikov remains a strong long-term prospect, especially in keeper leagues.

2011-12

Kulikov took another step forward in his development, posting career highs in goals (6), assists (20) and points (26). Still only 20 years old, Kulikov has major breakout potential considering an increased opportunity to rack up assists as a result of the Panthers' offseason shopping spree. Kulikov will frustrate owners at times as he continues to work at his game while playing in the NHL, but he's definitely an upside pick.

2010-11

In 2009-10, Kulikov averaged over 17 minutes of ice time in 68 games as a rookie. This 19-year-old is a well-rounded rearguard who could dent the box score more frequently as he matures. Already, he's known as a smart player who can hold his own on the ice. He'll be given every opportunity to thrive on Florida's blue line, but it would be smart to exercise caution when drafting him, as it could take him another season to fully bloom.

2009-10

There are indications the Panthers will give Kulikov a serious look in training camp, but it's more likely that the puck-moving defenseman will end up back in Drummondville of the QMJHL. He's certainly a name to keep an eye on in the future, though.