Nikita Kucherov

#86 RW / Tampa Bay Lightning / EXP: 4YRS Height: 5-11 Weight: 178 lb Age: 24 College: None

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  • Kucherov finished the Eastern Conference finals with just one goal and was held off the scoresheet. Very simply, he just didn't show up when the Bolts needed him most. Kucherov's last point (assist) in the series came at the 9:04 mark of the first period of Game 5 and that helper was his only point over the last four games of the series. Kucherov's 100-point regular season was the stuff of fantasy legend, but his disappearance when it mattered most will sting well into next season. It won't diminish his fantasy value at draft time next year unless there's an underlying injury that we just haven't heard about.

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  • Kucherov picked up an assist Saturday in a 3-2 win over Washington in Game 5. Kuckerov has 17 points in 15 games this postseason, but his game has left pundits wanting more. Since the first series against the Devils, Kucherov has just seven points (two goals, five assists) in 10 games. The Bolts will need more from him if they move on to the Stanley Cup Final.

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  • Kucherov scored a power-play goal and added an assist in Tuesday's 4-2 win over the Capitals in Game 3. He was the dominant skater for the Bolts in a much-needed win, leading the team with six shots on goal and creating scoring chances seemingly every time he touched the puck. Kucherov now has a five-game scoring streak going, boosting his postseason totals to seven goals and 16 points in 13 games.

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  • Lightning's Nikita Kucherov: Pots assist
    By RotoWire Staff

    Kucherov snagged an assist in Sunday's 6-2 Game 2 defeat to Washington. Perhaps more concerning for fantasy owners than the loss will be the kicking incident in front of the bench for which Kucherov was given an unsportsmanlike penalty. The league may decide to take disciplinary action, which would open the door for the winger to miss a crucial Game 3. While the Russian is slumping with a three-game goal drought, he has earned a point in four straight outings. In the event Kucherov does receive a ban from the league, either Matthew Peca or Cory Conacher would be the leading candidate to replace him in the lineup.

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  • Lightning's Nikita Kucherov: Picks up helper
    By RotoWire Staff

    Kucherov notched an assist against the Bruins in Sunday's Game 5 clincher. Kucherov was relatively absent versus Boston, as he managed a mere two points, compared to 10 points in the previous round against the Devils. The Russian's lack of production in the second round is certainly not for a lack of trying, considering he fired 17 shots on goal. The winger will need to be step up his game in the Eastern Conference finals if the Lightning are going to get past Washington or Pittsburgh.

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Rank Among Leaders

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1 Alex Ovechkin LW | WAS 12
2 Jake Guentzel LW | PIT 10
3 Nikita Kucherov RW | TB 7
3 T.J. Oshie RW | WAS 7
3 Filip Forsberg LW | NSH 7

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Last 7 Games

DATEOppResultGAPTS+/-SOGTOIFPTS
4/07
L 3-2 0 0 0 -1 0 22:42 0
4/06
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W 7-5 1 1 2 1 4 16:47 0
4/03
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W 4-0 0 1 1 2 3 19:65 0
4/01
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L 4-1 0 0 0 -2 2 21:78 0
3/30
W 7-3 0 0 0 0 2 18:28 0
3/29
L 4-2 0 1 1 -2 1 19:18 0.5
3/26
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L 4-1 1 0 1 -1 3 19:30 0

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Career Stats

Year GP G A PTS +/- PPG SHOG GWG FOW FOL FPTS
2017 80 39 61 100 15 8 1 7 3 2 10.5
2016 74 40 45 85 13 17 2 7 0 0 9.5
2015 77 30 36 66 9 9 0 4 0 1 7.5
2014 82 29 36 65 38 2 2 2 0 2 9.2
2013 52 9 9 18 3 3 3 3 1 0 3.5
3 Year Avg 78 33 39 72 20 9 1 4 0 1 8.7
Career 365 147 187 334 78 39 8 23 4 5

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