The timeframe would mean Kucherov could be back playing just before or after the New Year.
Nikita Kucherov and Victor Hedman are undoubtedly two big reasons the Tampa Bay Lightning have got within a pair of wins away from lifting the Stanley Cup.
Nikita Kucherov discusses the meaning of receiving the 2018-19 Ted Lindsay Award.
The NHLPA announced today that Nikita Kucherov of the Tampa Bay Lightning is the recipient of the 2018-19 Ted Lindsay Award.
Ahead of the 2019 NHL Awards, players spoke to NHLPA.com to weigh in on what makes the TLA one of the most coveted honours and what makes this season’s finalists so special.
Three superstars. One legend. One honour. Wednesday night, the recipient of the 2018-19 Ted Lindsay Award (TLA) will be announced.
His top-shelf stats speak volumes about the season he had, but Ted Lindsay Award (TLA) finalist Nikita Kucherov is quick to deflect any praise that comes his way.
Max Domi, Bo Horvat, Nikita Kucherov, Taylor Hall, Nathan MacKinnon, Mark Scheifele and John Tavares weigh in on who they draw inspiration and guidance from most.
From post-game chats (or if you're Seth Jones, frantic mid-game texts) to off-ice life lessons, these players have one thing in common – moms that do it all.
Jamie Benn needed to phone in a lifeline and we stuck to honest editing (sorry, Tyler Seguin) as the players try to guess who said it!
Shots fired by Clayton Keller and Nathan MacKinnon, who play "Who said it" joined by Taylor Hall, Bo Horvat, Ryan Johansen, Nikita Kucherov, Dylan Larkin, Josh Manson, T.J. Oshie, Mark Scheifele and Eric Staal!
Edmonton Oilers centre Connor McDavid, Pittsburgh Penguins centre Sidney Crosby and Tampa Bay Lightning right-winger Nikita Kucherov are the finalists for the NHL's Hart Trophy.
The NHLPA announced today the three finalists for the 2018-19 Ted Lindsay Award are forwards Patrick Kane, Nikita Kucherov, and Connor McDavid.
Nikita Kucherov capped his record-setting year with his first career Art Ross Trophy along with a single-season scoring record for a Russian-born player.
The lesson Nikita Kucherov learned from childhood coach Gennady Kurdin is on display every time he laces up his skates and steps on to the ice.
Tampa’s talented right wing and the NHL’s leading scorer, reeled off four consecutive multi-point games over the past week, and also lit up the scoresheet with five points last night.
Consider them Santa’s little helpers, the ones who are quick to gift-wrap perfect passes for their teammates.
The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Nikita Kucherov to an eight-year contract extension worth an average of $9.5 million in salary and annual bonuses.
Even before Nikita Kucherov became the hottest goal scorer on the planet the Muscovite made quite an impression on Detroit Red Wings newcomer Luke Witkowski.
Nikita Kucherov entered the week as a trailblazer for Tampa Bay, and ended it to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning in goals (9), assists (13), points (22), and plus/minus rating of plus-10.