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Nikita Kucherov

23-Year-Old Right Wing – Tampa Bay Lightning

2016-17 NHL Stats

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34

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39

PP Pts

27

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10

PIM

32

2016-17 NHL Projections

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2016-17 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

The summer of 2016 felt painfully long for Kucherov fans who kept waiting and waiting for the Bolts to announce they'd inked the sniping winger to a new long-term deal. But July came and went without an announcement and fans worried even more. They shouldn't be concerned Ė K...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 178   DOB: 6/17/1993   BORN: Moscow, Russia   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd, #58 Overall in 2011   Show ContractHide Contract

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Nikita Kucherov Contract Information:

Signed a three-year, $14.29 million contract extension with the Lightning in October of 2016.

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Kucherov scored his 34th goal and added an assist in Tuesday's 5-3 loss to Arizona, although he also went minus-2.

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Nikita Kucherov 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
2013-14 20 NHL TB 52 9 9 18 3 14 102 8.8 3 0 13:07 3 1 4 1:12 15 19
2014-15 21 NHL TB 82 29 36 65 38 37 191 15.2 2 0 14:57 2 13 15 3:08 65 28
2015-16 22 NHL TB 77 30 36 66 9 30 209 14.4 4 0 18:13 9 16 25 3:59 61 28
2016-17 23 NHL TB 65 34 39 73 10 32 220 15.5 5 0 19:21 15 12 27 3:21 25 19
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2016-17 Time On Ice Stats

19:21

Average Time On Ice

On average, Nikita Kucherov was on the ice for 19:21.

3:21

Average Power Play Time On Ice

On average, Nikita Kucherov was on the ice for 3:21 during power plays.

0:01

Average Short-Handed Time On Ice

On average, Nikita Kucherov was on the ice for 0:01 while the team was short-handed.

Year Ice Time Power Play Short-Handed
2014-15 14:57 3:08 0:02
2015-16 18:13 3:59 0:03
2016-17 19:21 3:21 0:01

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2016-17 NHL Game Log   Nikita Kucherov
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Date Opp G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Mar 21 ARI 1 1 2 -2 0 0 0 0 5 20.0 0 0 20:26 4:36
Mar 18 WAS 2 0 2 -1 0 1 0 0 4 50.0 2 0 22:11 0:28
Mar 16 TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 21:27 7:49
Mar 14 OTT@OTT 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 22:04 1:38
Mar 13 NYR@NYR 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 0 0 21:41 1:53
Mar 11 FLA 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 6 16.7 0 1 21:39 4:49
Mar 9 MIN 2 1 3 2 0 1 0 0 4 50.0 0 0 17:56 3:50
Mar 6 NYR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 0 20:41 4:56
Mar 4 BUF@BUF 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 21:37 3:51
Mar 3 PIT@PIT 1 0 1 -2 0 1 0 0 7 14.3 3 0 22:52 4:50
Mar 1 CAR 1 2 3 1 2 0 1 0 3 33.3 0 0 20:57 5:26
Feb 27 OTT 3 1 4 1 2 3 0 0 7 42.9 0 1 17:27 2:21
Feb 23 CGY 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 33.3 0 0 22:03 4:00
Feb 21 EDM 1 3 4 4 0 0 0 0 6 16.7 0 2 19:02 1:08
Feb 19 COL@COL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 9 0.0 0 0 19:07 2:49
Feb 18 DAL@DAL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 18:41 1:06
Feb 11 WPG@WPG 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 16:49 1:57
Feb 10 MIN@MIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 23:47 2:12
Feb 7 LOS 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 5 40.0 0 0 20:44 3:17
Feb 4 ANA 0 2 2 0 2 0 1 0 6 0.0 1 0 23:25 7:05
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Feb 2 OTT 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 19:56 4:06
Jan 31 BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 18:47 2:28
Jan 26 FLA@FLA 1 0 1 -1 0 1 0 0 2 50.0 1 0 21:03 4:42
Jan 24 CHI@CHI 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 0 0 16:11 2:42
Jan 21 ARI@ARI 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 6 0.0 0 0 20:58 4:51
Jan 19 SAN@SAN 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 1 1 22:48 3:51
Jan 17 ANA@ANA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 19:28 3:21
Jan 16 LOS@LOS 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 20:42 2:51
Jan 13 CLM 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 4 0 19:42 3:13
Jan 12 BUF 1 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 4 25.0 0 1 18:21 4:27
Jan 8 PIT@PIT 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 0 16:58 2:35
Jan 7 PHI@PHI 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 0 0 20:35 1:45
Jan 5 NAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 18:06 2:42
Jan 3 WPG 2 1 3 0 0 2 0 0 7 28.6 0 0 17:28 4:51
Dec 31 CAR 0 2 2 -1 0 0 2 0 4 0.0 1 0 17:47 1:57
Dec 29 TOR 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 15:25 4:52
Dec 28 MON 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 0 0 17:44 2:10
Dec 23 WAS@WAS Did Not Play
Dec 22 STL Did Not Play
Dec 20 DET Did Not Play
Dec 17 EDM@EDM Did Not Play
Dec 16 VAN@VAN Did Not Play
Dec 14 CGY@CGY Did Not Play
Dec 10 PIT 0 1 1 0 5 0 1 0 6 0.0 0 0 18:55 2:47
Dec 8 VAN 0 0 0 -4 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 0 0 15:28 2:50
Dec 4 CAR@CAR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 21:42 5:39
Dec 3 WAS 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 5 20.0 0 0 17:34 3:22
Dec 1 STL@STL 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 2 50.0 0 0 17:09 0:10
Nov 29 CLM@CLM 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 2 1 22:53 1:28
Nov 27 BOS@BOS 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 17:42 1:55
Nov 25 CLM 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 0 1 22:56 1:49
Nov 23 PHI 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 20.0 1 2 21:46 5:42
Nov 21 NAS@NAS 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 2 0 18:54 1:36
Nov 19 PHI@PHI 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 20:54 2:38
Nov 17 BUF@BUF 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 0 17:35 1:55
Nov 15 DET@DET 2 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 2 100.0 0 1 24:34 3:19
Nov 14 NYI@NYI 1 1 2 2 2 0 0 0 3 33.3 0 0 17:38 5:42
Nov 12 SAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 19:18 1:51
Nov 10 NYI 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 20.0 0 1 18:54 5:09
Nov 7 FLA@FLA 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 0 1 23:58 2:18
Nov 5 NJD 1 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 50.0 1 0 16:22 2:56
Nov 3 BOS 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 0 0 20:48 4:47
Nov 1 NYI@NYI 2 2 4 2 2 2 0 0 5 40.0 0 0 21:20 8:22
Oct 30 NYR@NYR 0 1 1 -2 0 0 1 0 3 0.0 0 0 18:45 4:38
Oct 29 NJD@NJD Did Not Play
Oct 27 MON@MON 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 4:22 0:00
Oct 25 TOR@TOR 1 3 4 4 0 0 1 0 3 33.3 0 0 15:18 2:50
Oct 22 OTT@OTT 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 0 1 15:20 1:42
Oct 20 COL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 17:57 3:28
Oct 18 FLA 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 20:03 3:37
Oct 15 NJD 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 14:21 3:30
Oct 13 DET 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 18:43 4:07

Nikita Kucherov: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Kucherov posted two goals -- including one on the power play -- in Saturday's 5-3 loss against the Capitals.

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Kucherov stretched his point streak to three games and six points with two assists in Monday's 3-2 victory over the Rangers.

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Kucherov scored two goals -- one on a power play, the other into an empty net -- and added an assist in Thursday's 4-1 win over Minnesota.

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Kucherov's point streak is at six games and 14 points after he set up a goal in Tampa's 2-1 shootout win over Buffalo. He also scored in the shootout.

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Kucherov scored a goal and added two assists in Wednesday's 4-3 overtime victory over Carolina.

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Kucherov scored a natural hat trick in the second period and added an assist in the third as the Lightning defeated the Senators 5-1 in Monday night action. All of the goals came on the power play.

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Kucherov notched his 23rd goal of the season in a 3-2 loss to the Flames on Thursday night.

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Kucherov filled up the box score with a goal, three assists, a plus-4 rating and six shots in Tuesday's win over the Oilers.

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Kucherov scored a pair of goals with a plus-2 rating and five shots on goal in Tuesday's 5-0 win against the Kings.

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Kucherov had two assists in Tampa Bay's 3-2 shootout win over Anaheim on Saturday.

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Kucherov scored the Lightning's only goal Thursday, striking on the power play in a 2-1 overtime loss to the Panthers.

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Kucherov is the team's leading scorer, but the coaching staff feels he has been passing too much lately, Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016-17

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2015-16

Kucherovís emergence in 2014-15 was nothing short of incredible. Although he was a well-regarded prospect, no one saw his rookie-season offensive explosion coming -- he collected 29 goals, 65 points and a plus-38 rating in the regular season, and he did it with pinpoint precision. His average ice time of 14:57 was below his Triplet linemates, Tyler Johnson (17:14) and Ondrej Palat (17:25). But come playoff time, that number went up to 17 minutes, and he responded with 22 points in 26 games, with 21 of those in an 18-game stretch. Heíll hit the 90-point mark in a few seasons, but this year, heís more likely to deliver his first 30-goal, 75-point effort. The Triplet Line has only just gotten started, and thereíll be nothing that stops them for the next few years. Get on board early.

2014-15

Kucherov is very talented -- he has a sniper's release and mentality, and executes at Mach speed. He's even unexpectedly worked on his own zone play, so heís more than a one-zone wonder. His star is rising and so will his ice time. Right now, he has a shot at a regular, top-six gig, and that could mean slotting in right next to Valtteri Filppula. He could easily triple his output from 2013-14 (19 points). That means he's a borderline play in standard 10- or 12-team single-year leagues, but itís in dynasty formats where heís a real asset.

2013-14

Holy smokes, this kid is talented. Kucherov spent part of this past season on the sideline, first recovering from offseason shoulder surgery and then a hand ouch. But he still knocked off a remarkable 63 points in just 33 games in the QMJHL and that put him into the league's top-50 scorers. Guess who his numbers compare to when you break it down to a point-per-game pace? Yup, CHL Player of the Year and now teammate, Jonathan Drouin. Nice. Sure, there are still questions of size, durability and the sad stereotype that comes with young Russian phenoms. But there's a chance he could some day be in the same superstar class as Nail Yakupov. All he needs is a stay-out-of-the-infirmary gold pass. Stash him away in keeper leagues. Now. Just remember he probably won't make a dent in single-year leagues for another couple seasons.

2012-13

Kucherov's offensive skills are absolutely breathtaking and he executes them all at breakneck speed. But he's "forgetful" Ö he forgets he has teammates and he forgets his team has its own zone. Hey -- isn't that a nicer than saying "puck hog" or "cherry picker?" Oops, we said that out loud. He's a long way away, but his talent alone would be the best in the team's system. Unfortunately, his risk is the highest, too.

2011-12

Kucherov is an offensive wizard -- he set a record at the World Under-18 tourney with 21 points in just seven games -- but he struggles with consistency. He's an elite stick-handler who was arguably the most talented offensive non-North American in his draft class. The Bolts drafted the tiny (5-10, 160) whiz in the second round in 2011 and he has definite star potential. The so-called 'Russian factor' may have contributed to his draft drop but general manager Stevie Yzerman clearly has no concerns about that. He's several years out but he's worth monitoring in keeper formats.