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Nikita
Kucherov
College None
Team Tampa Bay Lightning
86RW
5'11"Height
180Weight
27Age
0Exp
Nikita Kucherov's Fantasy Scouting Report

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect Nikita Kucherov to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 42 projected fantasy points puts him at #2 behind David Pastrnak and ahead of Patrick Kane. He has averaged 3.97 fantasy points in his past 149 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.78 fantasy points. His rank based on average projected points is the same as his rank based on total fantasy points. He is owned in 100% of fantasy leagues so everyone expects him to be an elite right wing. He is projected to live up to these high expectations. He is also currently the #2 ranked right wing.

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NIKITA KUCHEROV WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Nikita Kucherov is projected for 8.72 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #1 ranked right wing and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a better than average week with more fantasy points per game than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is the highest ranked right wing the rest of the week, ahead of David Pastrnak. Week 25 will not be as good based on projected rank (#5). He is projected for 10.19 fantasy points.

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and upcoming weeks. Also included are actual stats from the current and last season.

Career Stats
YEARTEAMGPGAPTS+/-PPGWGTFWFL
2019TB683352850-046001
2018TB8241871280-0158003
2017TB8039611000-087032
2016TB744045850-0177000
2015TB773036660-094001
2014TB822936650-022002
2013TB5299180-033010
Career (7 Seasons)5152213265471285837049
YEARTEAMSS%TOISHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2019TB21015.718:511466241.920.37380019
2018TB24616.719:571765305.683.55620125
2017TB27914.019:481817280:410:24420021
2016TB24616.319:251735248:311:50382014
2015TB20914.418:121607251:122:07300015
2014TB19115.214:561599181:012:12371111
2013TB1028.813:0591861:470:0014007
Career (7 Seasons)148314.917:58109071570:4810:2826132112
2019-20 Situational Stats
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
Games in October124711010003013.3228:462674002
Games in November1151217310003315.2202:472408004
Games in December14491321010439.3258:042896003
Games in January13109191410304422.7249:522828004
Games in February1381220600204119.5243:162718004
Games in March4224000001414.378:31964002
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
Games Lost2671724-61000838.4517:2457316008
Games Won4126346031306012221.3743:52872220011
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
Home Games331630461220009417605:5370716008
Road Games3417213813206011115.3655:23738220011
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
Before All-Star Break4722325415403014215.5880:471011240012
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
Amalie Arena321629451420009417590:0568514007
American Airlines Center1022100004020:29222001
BB&T Center2000-100009037:27440000
Bell Centre212320010333.333:19432001
Bell MTS Place12022001054017:05220000
Bridgestone Arena111220010333.321:42242001
Canadian Tire Centre2011000002041:51392001
Capital One Arena213410000119.146:15492001
Enterprise Center1000000000011:43130000
Ericsson Globe2112-10000333.337:11482001
Gila River Arena1011-100000018:24232001
Honda Center111220010110019:14210000
KeyBank Center1011000003019:25192001
Little Caesars Arena1011-100008021:30252001
Madison Square Garden11010000052019:29260000
NYCB Live1000000002019:53210000
Nationwide Arena12022001082518:20200000
PNC Arena2022100000036:46430000
PPG Paints Arena1011000003014:53150000
Pepsi Center11011001042519:52240000
Prudential Center2000-300006036:10372001
SAP Center at San Jose110120000714.319:30170000
STAPLES Center1022100003018:59240000
Scotiabank Arena122431000210020:23222001
T-Mobile Arena1011-200003019:25210000
TD Garden210100000812.541:18502001
Wells Fargo Center1000000005019:36290000
Xcel Energy Center120201000366.721:02190000
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
After All-Star Break201119301000306317.5380:2943414007
vs Anaheim Ducks222420010210034:30420000
vs Arizona Coyotes22131000082538:13472001
vs Boston Bruins4123-10000119.181:371002001
vs Buffalo Sabres422400000102077:10886003
vs Carolina Hurricanes3033100004057:31650000
vs Columbus Blue Jackets12022001082518:20200000
vs Calgary Flames1022-100002021:44230000
vs Chicago Blackhawks11120000025020:20202001
vs Colorado Avalanche2101-10010101036:53430000
vs Dallas Stars2033100008041:23502001
vs Detroit Red Wings20110000011043:39462001
vs Florida Panthers4235310001315.470:50830000
vs Los Angeles Kings212320000812.542:04490000
vs Minnesota Wild22131100054042:49412001
vs Montreal Canadiens423520010633.366:36842001
vs New Jersey Devils2000-300006036:10372001
vs Nashville Predators21233001042542:39492001
vs New York Islanders3022100008053:59622001
vs New York Rangers22350100082534:33450000
vs Ottawa Senators3112-1000052054:52552001
vs Philadelphia Flyers211210000812.538:47502001
vs Pittsburgh Penguins313420000101048:59570000
vs San Jose Sharks210120000911.135:23360000
vs St. Louis Blues212310000714.334:36390000
vs Toronto Maple Leafs23253100065042:15452001
vs Vancouver Canucks111210000110016:45192001
vs Washington Capitals314510000137.758:02632001
vs Winnipeg Jets22133001082534:56452001
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
Outside Own Division4422375919205014315.4824:17944220011
Overall6733518425406020516.11261:161445380019
vs Own Division23111425620106217.7436:5950116008
vs Eastern Conference Tms4218304811302012714.2783:20900240012
vs Vegas Golden Knights2033-100004035:41420000
vs Western Conference Tms251521361410407819.2477:5654514007
2019 Game Log
NOVEMBERSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
11/14vsW9-313401030.333015:073:930:00
11/16vsL4-301110030.000217:852:170:00
11/19@L3-100000000.000011:722:030:00
11/23vsW6-211200011.000015:272:230:00
11/25vsW5-210110040.250220:575:000:00
11/27vsL4-312310070.143022:884:980:00
11/29@L4-303310060.000221:624:770:00
11/30vsL3-201100040.000020:757:180:18
DECEMBERSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
12/03@W3-211220030.333221:706:780:10
12/05vsL5-401110020.000221:785:700:00
12/07vsW7-100000020.000015:883:100:00
12/09vsL5-1000-10040.000017:233:820:00
12/10@W2-100000060.000017:182:680:00
12/12vsW3-2022-10030.000019:422:530:00
12/14vsL5-201100020.000011:784:580:00
JANUARYSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
01/14vsW4-310110050.200023:084:000:00
01/16@L3-220201030.667021:032:650:00
01/17@W7-120220050.400017:081:530:00
01/27@L3-202210040.000220:485:680:00
01/29@W4-202210030.000018:983:370:00
01/31@W4-311220011.000019:232:950:00
FEBRUARYSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
02/01@W3-010120070.143019:505:550:00
02/04vsW4-202210010.000016:270:880:00
02/06vsW4-211210020.500016:623:920:00
02/08vsW3-102220020.000216:872:000:00
02/10@W2-120220080.250018:333:070:00
02/11@W2-101100030.000014:885:680:00
02/15vsW5-311210030.333219:185:850:05
02/17@W4-310110040.250019:872:000:00
02/20@L5-3011-20030.000019:424:870:00
02/22@L7-3011-10000.000218:400:570:00
02/25vsL4-310100040.250021:873:720:00
02/27vsL5-211200020.500220:337:980:00
02/29vsW4-3022-10020.000021:735:750:03
MARCHSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
03/03vsL2-100000000.000020:901:270:00
03/05vsW4-011220020.500015:672:670:00
03/07@W5-3101-10040.250220:453:500:00
03/08@L5-4011-10080.000221:504:030:00
03/10@L2-101110050.000021:436:030:00