Nikita Kucherov RUMORS & NEWS

  • For Lightning, language shows way to success

    Tampa Bay Times "Wing Nikita Kucherov is having a breakout season, his 12 goals and plus-18 rating second on the Lightning. "He's been unbelievable," captain Steven Stamkos said. And Kucherov has Shameless, The Walking Dead and Blue Mountain State partly to thank. No, the television shows don't make..." December 19

  • With Malone hurt, Lightning call up Kucherov

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Tampa Bay Lightning called up Nikita Kucherov and Dmitry Karobov on Sunday thanks in part to injuries to Ryan Malone and Radko Gudas. Kucherov is the guy to watch. The 2011 second-rounder (58th overall) has impressed so far, including his first season in the AHL. The 20-year-old already..." November 24