Nikita Kucherov is known as a Russian professional ice hockey right winger for the Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League. He is most famous for being a top player for his NHL team and his Russian National team.
Nikita Igorevich Kucherov was born on June 17, 1993. His parents, Svetlana Kucherova and Igor Kucherov raised Nikita in Maykop, Russia. In the early part of his hockey career, he played in Kontinental Hockey League. He was an excellent player even toward the start of his career. He additionally played in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, American Hockey League and the Junior Hockey League in Russia.
In 2011, he was playing for the under 18 national group of Russia. He additionally represented his nation in U-18 World Cup. He assumed a fundamental role in the competition. With his great contributions, Russia was able to win a bronze award.
The Tampa Bay Lightning chose him in 2011 NHL Entry Draft. Playing in NHL has given him gigantic distinction and riches too. In the 2015-16 season, he had set various records. Kucherov, also won the Art Ross Trophy as the alliance's top scorer at the hockey world's yearly Las Vegas ceremony.
In June 2019, Nikita Kucherov of the Tampa Bay Lightning won the Hart Trophy and the Ted Lindsay Award on Wednesday night, getting the NHL's. highest distinctions for his 128-point regular season.
Nikita Kucherov is married to Anastasiya Kucherova. The Vasilevskiys met on a plane and wound up talking the entire flight. Ksenia was returning home to Moscow, Andrei was playing for Tolpar Ufa of the Russian Junior Hockey League (MHL) at the time. They traded numbers and started chatting via web-based networking media, truly becoming acquainted with each other. Inside a year, the two wound up getting married. The Russian-born goaltender was only 19 years of age at the time.
The couple shared an apartment in Syracuse, New York, while Andrei played for the Lightning's American Hockey League offshoot, the Syracuse Crunch. It was during this time the Vasilevskiys gave birth to their child, Lukas, not long after getting married. Ksenia started giving birth early two weeks ahead of schedule brought forth Lukas while her better half was playing. He was told that he had a child during a post-game scrum in the locker room. At the time, Vasilevskiy was being trained by Crunch Head Coach Rob Zettler who wound up breaking the news to him.
|Birth Date:||17 Jun, 1993|
|Occupations:||Ice hockey player|
|Description:||Russian ice hockey player|