Nikita Kucherov

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Birthday
17, 1993
Birthplace
Maykop, Russia
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
17, 1993 (age 26)
Birthplace
Maykop, Russia

About

Skilled and speedy NHL winger who debuted with the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2013. He won the NHL's Hart Trophy, given to the league's MVP, in 2019. 

Before Fame

He was playing for CSKA Moscow of the Russian Continental Hockey League when the Lightning selected him 58th overall in the 2011 NHL Draft.

Trivia

On November 25, 2013, he became the seventh player in Lightning history to score a goal in his first NHL game. The goal came on his first shot and on his first shift.

Family Life

He was born in Maykop, Russia.

Associated With

He and linemate Tyler Johnson led the Lightning in assists during the 2014-15 season.