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Nikita
Kucherov
College None
Team Tampa Bay Lightning
86RW
5'11"Height
178Weight
26Age
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 309 projected fantasy points puts him ahead of Patrick Kane making him our #1 ranked right wing. He has averaged 4.24 fantasy points in his past 87 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 4.17 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. Last season he was also the #1 ranked right wing.

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NIKITA KUCHEROV WEEK 3 AND 4 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Nikita Kucherov is projected for 11.88 fantasy points in 3 games which is good enough to be the #2 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 ranked above Patrick Kane but behind Mikko Rantanen. Week 4 will not be as good based on projected rank (#14). He is projected for 8.14 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
2019TB53360-010000
2018TB8241871280-0158003
2017TB8039611000-087032
2016TB744045850-0177000
2015TB773036660-094001
2014TB822936650-022002
2013TB5299180-033010
Career (7 Seasons)4521912774681025531048
YEARTEAMSS%TOISHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2019TB742.920:2410914.530.002001
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)128014.917:5195501343:2510:062253294
2019-20 Situational Stats
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
Games in October533601000742.9102:021092001
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
Games Won23364100047538:25422001
Games Lost3000-400003063:37670000
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
Home Games11121000025018:02200000
Road Games4224-1100054084:00892001
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
Before All-Star Break533601000742.9102:021092001
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
Amalie Arena11121000025018:02200000
BB&T Center1000-100003020:16230000
Canadian Tire Centre1000-200000023:01190000
PNC Arena1000-100000020:20250000
Scotiabank Arena122431000210020:23222001
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
vs Carolina Hurricanes1000-100000020:20250000
vs Florida Panthers21120000052038:18430000
vs Ottawa Senators1000-200000023:01190000
vs Toronto Maple Leafs122431000210020:23222001
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
vs Own Division433611000742.981:42842001
vs Eastern Conference Tms533601000742.9102:021092001
Outside Own Division1000-100000020:20250000
Overall533601000742.9102:021092001
2019 Game Log
OCTOBERSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
10/03vsW5-211210020.500018:032:570:00
10/05@L4-3000-10030.000020:272:000:00
10/06@L4-3000-10000.000020:332:770:00
10/10@W7-322431021.000220:383:630:00
10/12@L4-2000-20000.000023:023:570:00