Latest Nikita Kucherov News

Kucherov has 4-point game, Lightning rout Rangers 9-3

Nov. 15, 2019 1:31 AM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Nikita Kucherov had a goal and three assists, Steven Stamkos scored his 399th career goal and added two assists, and the Tampa Bay Lightning routed the New York Rangers 9-3 on Thursday night. Tampa Bay’s nine goals tied a team record. Five scores came on the power play, which also...

Kucherov, Stamkos key Tampa Bay’s 9-3 rout over Rangers

Nov. 14, 2019 11:18 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning scored early and often in their first home game after an overseas trip. Nikita Kucherov had a goal and three assists, Steven Stamkos scored his 399th career goal and added two assists, and the Lightning routed the New York Rangers 9-3 on Thursday night. "These are...

Lightning beat Sabres 5-3 to sweep 2-game series in Sweden

Nov. 9, 2019 6:19 PM EST

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Pat Maroon and the Tampa Bay Lightning made the most of their long trip to Sweden. Maroon scored twice, and the Lighting beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-3 on Saturday for a sweep of their two regular-season games in Stockholm. Victor Hedman also scored for the Lightning, delighting the home...

Kucherov scores, Lightning beat Sabres 3-2 in Sweden

Nov. 9, 2019 12:15 AM EST

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Nikita Kucherov scored and Andrei Vasilevskiy made 20 saves to help the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 on Friday night in the first of their two regular-season games in the Swedish capital. They will meet again Saturday night at Ericsson Globe in the NHL Global Series....

Kucherov scores, Lightning top Sabres 3-2 in Sweden

Nov. 8, 2019 6:28 PM EST

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Nikita Kucherov got the Tampa Bay Lightning off to a fast start in Sweden. Kucherov scored and Andrei Vasilevskiy made 20 saves to help Tampa Bay beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 on Friday night in the first of their two regular-season games in the Swedish capital. The sold-out games at...

Rangers score 3 goals late in 3rd period, beat Lightning 4-1

Oct. 30, 2019 12:00 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After being criticized by coach David Quinn following a loss in their previous game two nights earlier, the New York Rangers responded with one of their best efforts of the season. Filip Chytil scored the tiebreaking goal in his season debut, and the Rangers scored three times in 6 1/2...

Ellis scores in OT, Predators beat Lightning 3-2

Oct. 26, 2019 11:00 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Nashville Predators are developing a knack for late comeback wins. Ryan Ellis scored 3:15 into overtime and the Predators beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 on Saturday night. Ellis scored from the left circle shortly after Nashville failed to score on power play that resulted from...

Hedman scores late goal, Lightning beat Penguins 3-2

Oct. 24, 2019 12:12 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy said "the wait was well worth it" after it took a long video review to confirm a victory over Pittsburgh. Vasilevskiy made an outstanding save as regulation ended after Victor Hedman scored a power-play goal with 56.8 seconds remaining to give the...

Jost, Francouz help Avalanche beat Lightning 6-2

Oct. 19, 2019 10:58 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Pavel Francouz overcome soe pregame jitters to get his second win in two career starts. Francouz made 44 saves, Tyson Jost had three goals, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the high-powered Tampa Bay Lightning 6-2 Saturday night to remain the only NHL team without a regulation loss this...

Stamkos scores in shootout, Lightning beat Bruins 4-3

Oct. 17, 2019 10:52 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning overcame a slow start to win their second straight game and gain some much-needed momentum. Steven Stamkos scored the lone goal in the shootout and Tampa Bay beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 on Thursday night. After the first three shooters for both sides failed, Stamkos put...