Nikita Kucherov RUMORS & NEWS

  • Yzerman expects to get Nikita Kucherov signed

    Tampa Bay Times "Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman's offseason couldn't have gone much better so far, especially with the re-signing of captain Steven Stamkos and locking up cornerstone defenseman Victor Hedman long-term. But after avoiding arbitration with center Vladislav Namestnikov Tuesday - signing..." July 28

  • Lightning turn attention to Kucherov after Stamkos, Hedman extensions

    Tampa Bay Times "With captain Steven Stamkos and defenseman Victor Hedman both locked up for eight more years, the attention turns to another foundation-type player, wing Nikita Kucherov. Kucherov, 23, is a restricted free agent, due a big bump from the $700,000 he made last season, when he racked up 30 goals...." July 04

  • Lightning’s Kucherov takes game to another level in playoff lights’ glare

    Tampa Tribune "The playoff lights turn on. The ice gets brighter. The stage becomes bigger. And Nikita Kucherov shines. Welcome to the show. Kucherov, just 22 years old, has quickly established himself as a prime-time performer for the Lightning. With Tampa Bay set to open its second-round playoff..." April 27

  • Kucherov, Lightning haven't discussed new contract

    Tampa Bay Times "Craig Button doesn't get it. The NHL Network analyst and former Flames general manager will be talking hockey or listening to a broadcast and hear someone say that Lightning wing Nikita Kucherov is a good player, as if they're surprised. "I want to say, 'No (kidding),' " Button said. "I..." April 21

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    Erik Erlendsson @erlendssonTBO

    Both Kucherov and Hedman out tonight, Hedman said he could play but no sense risking anything, Cooper said he's not worried about Kucherov

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    Bryan Burns @BBurnsNHL

    Kucherov not at morning skate. Looks like he'll miss a second-straight game with a lower-body injury. #TBLightning

  • Lightning's Kucherov dealing with lower-body injury

    The Score "The Tampa Bay Lightning took the ice Saturday against the Florida Panthers without one of their leading scorers, as Nikita Kucherov is sidelined with a lower-body injury, the team announced. He is considered day-to-day." March 27

  • Nikita Kucherov questionable for tonight, Slater Koekkoek recalled

    Tampa Bay Times "It's bad enough for the Lightning that top-pairing defenseman Anton Stralman is out indefinitely after fracturing his leg Friday night. But Tampa Bay may also enter tonight's showdown for first place against the Panthers without one of its top scorers. Wing Nikita Kucherov is questionable..." March 26