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Nikita Kucherov
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Team: Tampa Bay Lightning Height: 5-11 Born: 6/17/1993
Position: RWWeight: 178 Birthplace: Maykop, Russia

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Oct. 22 8:29 AM PT9:29 AM MT10:29 AM CT11:29 AM ET15:29 GMT23:29 8:29 AM MST10:29 AM EST19:29 UAE11:29 ETNaN:� BRT - Kucherov had two goals with an assist Saturday.
Analysis: He and Steven Stamkos are the first teammates to start the season with nine-game streaks since St. Louis' Pavol Demitra and Doug Weight in 2001-02.
Oct. 19 5:50 PM PT6:50 PM MT7:50 PM CT8:50 PM ET0:50 GMT8:50 5:50 PM MST7:50 PM EST4:50 UAE (+1)20:50 ETNaN:� BRT - Kucherov's seven-game goal streak came to an end Thursday, but he assisted on both goals in a 2-0 win at Columbus.
Analysis: Kucherov joined the great Mario Lemieux as the only players in NHL history to begin a season with goals in seven consecutive games Tuesday, but he came up short in catching Lemieux's record of 12 straight. He has 14 points in the first eight games.
Oct. 18 12:04 AM PT1:04 AM MT2:04 AM CT3:04 AM ET7:04 GMT15:04 12:04 AM MST2:04 AM EST11:04 UAE3:04 ETNaN:� BRT - Kucherov stretched his goal streak to seven games while adding an assist in Tuesday's shootout loss at New Jersey.
Analysis: The 24-year-old joined the great Mario Lemieux as the only players in NHL history to begin a season with goals in seven consecutive games, though he's got a ways to go before catching Lemieux's record of 12 straight. The Lightning next play at Columbus, a team Kucherov has scored just once against in 12 career meetings.
Oct. 16 6:32 PM PT7:32 PM MT8:32 PM CT9:32 PM ET1:32 GMT9:32 6:32 PM MST8:32 PM EST5:32 UAE (+1)21:32 ETNaN:� BRT - Kucherov continued his blazing start with two more goals Monday in a 3-2 win at Detroit.
Analysis: Kucherov has scored a goal in all six games this season and ranks second in the NHL with seven, two behind Alex Ovechkin. Kucherov is the first player to score in his first six games of the season since Keith Tkachuk of the St. Louis Blues in 2008-09.
Oct. 15 9:48 PM PT10:48 PM MT11:48 PM CT12:48 AM ET4:48 GMT12:48 9:48 PM MST11:48 PM EST8:48 UAE0:48 ETNaN:� BRT - Kucherov scored 6:27 into the third period for his fifth goal in as many games to help the Lightning to a 2-1 win over St. Louis on Saturday.
Analysis: The standout Russian became the first Lightning player with a goal in each of the first five games of a season, and the first in the NHL to do so since San Jose's Patrick Marleau in 2012. Kucherov has added three assists during his blistering start and could be primed for a second straight 40-goal campaign.
Oct. 7 6:29 PM PT7:29 PM MT8:29 PM CT9:29 PM ET1:29 GMT9:29 6:29 PM MST8:29 PM EST5:29 UAE (+1)21:29 ETNaN:� BRT - Kucherov had a goal and an assist Saturday against the Panthers.
Analysis: Kucherov, who also scored in Friday's season opener, finished tied for fifth in the NHL last season with 85 points as he set career highs with 40 goals and 45 assists.

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