11:45 AM EDT, Thu June 30, 2016
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Sabres Links: Kulikov introduced, Examining Free Agency Needs

Draft weekend acquisition Dmitry Kulikov says he can be a "shutdown" defenseman for the Sabres. Sabres Links: Looking at the Sabres depth chart for next season, as it stands today. There is room at center and left wing heading into free agency. [The Buffalo News] Defenseman Dmitry Kulikov said he can be a "shutdown guy" on the Sabres' blue line. [Sabres.com] Kulikov on his move to Buffalo: "Change is sometimes for the best" [Buffalo Hockey Beat] The Sabres won't play a preseason game in Rochester because they don't feel Blue Cross Arena because they don't feel it is "up to the standards...

Former Panther Kulikov surprised by trade to Buffalo Sabres

After seven years with the only NHL organization he ever knew, Dmitry Kulikov was surprised when the Florida Panthers traded him to the Buffalo Sabres for fellow defenseman Mark Pysyk last Saturday on the second day of the NHL draft.Kulikov, 25, was the longest tenured Panther, he got his start...

Panthers swap defensemen, trading Dmitry Kulikov to Sabres for Mark Pysyk on second day of draft

The Atlantic Division champion Panthers were ranked a solid seventh in goals allowed last season, yet they continue to dramatically revamp their defensive corps.Before the second round of the NHL draft began Saturday morning at the First Niagara Center the Panthers traded top-four defenseman Dmitry...
Die By The Blade Jun 25, 2016

Sabres trade Mark Pysyk and picks for Dmitry Kulikov and picks

Tim Murray waited until Day 2, but he finally made his annual draft day trade, bringing in a left handed defenseman in Kulikov. Everyone figured the Buffalo Sabres would either draft or make a trade for a left-handed defenseman at the NHL Draft, but Tim Murray waited until Day Two to fill that hole. The Sabres traded Mark Pysyk as well as the 38th and 89th pick to the Florida Panthers for 25-year old defenseman Dmitry Kulikov and pick 33. Kulikov is a physical player who plays strong in his own end. He doesn't score much, with only one goal and 16 assists this season, but he did finish +8...
Litter Box Cats May 31, 2016

Panthers sending four players to the 2016 World Cup of Hockey

Barkov, Jokinen, Ekblad and Kulikov will represent the Cats The NHL-sanctioned World Cup of Hockey will take place in September and dotting the rosters of the eight teams participating will be four Florida Panthers skaters. Aleksander Barkov and Jussi Jokinen will play for Finland. The two forwards skated on the same line, with phenom Patrik Laine, for their home country as it took silver at the recent IIHF World Championship in Russia. Aaron Ekblad will be among the defense corps for Team North America, a squad comprised of under-23 players from Canada and the United States. Dmitry Kulikov...

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