Tampa Bay Lightning’s Russian forward Nikita Kucherov was injured in the regular season match against the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League (NHL).
The player, who was injured in the middle of the second period, was able to continue playing only in the third period of the match. He was also effective after returning to the ice; Along with Brandon Hagel, he assisted Steven Stamkos, who tied the score five seconds before the final siren and was able to send the game to overtime.
The match ended with Tampa winning with a score of 5:4. Hagel scored the winning goal.
This NHL season, Kucherov played in 18 games with his team, recording 13 goals and 15 assists. At the same time, the hockey player missed several Lightning games due to illness. Kucherov finished fourth (30+82) in the NHL regular season last season, behind David Pastrnak (113 points), Leon Draisaitl (129 points) and Connor McDavid (153 points).
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