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Nikita Kucherov  #86

Tampa Bay Lightning  Right Wing
NUMBER: 86 BIRTHDATE: June 17, 1993  (AGE 21)
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Moscow, Russia
WEIGHT: 171 DRAFTED: TBL / 2011 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (58th overall)    Prospect Bio

2014 Playoffs
- Scored his first career Stanley Cup playoffs goal in the first period of Game 1 versus Montreal

2013-14 Regular Season
- Ranked seventh (tie) among NHL rookies with three game-winning goals
- Notched a four-game point streak from Jan. 1 through Jan. 7
- Recorded a three-game goal scoring streak from Jan. 1 through Jan. 5
- Scored his first career goal in his NHL debut, on his first shot, on Nov. 25 vs. NYR
- Became the seventh player in Lightning history to record a goal in their NHL debut

Quote of the Day

Obviously a lot happened in a short period of time. At the end of the day, considering everything I went through, I really felt close to my teammates and I really feel like what we accomplished, I know we didn't win it all. ... I'm really proud of how we got there and what we did once we got there.

— Rangers forward Martin St. Louis to Jim Cerny of BlueshirtsUnited.com