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The Hockey Writers Jul 16, 2018

Yzerman Locking Up Lightning for Long-Term Success

In a week when all eyes were on the Tampa Bay Lightning and a potential trade for Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson, Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman still made headlines without making a move on that front. He unexpectedly extended star forward Nikita Kucherov to an eight-year, $76-million contract that will keep one of the […] The post Yzerman Locking Up Lightning for Long-Term Success appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Editor In Leaf Jul 11, 2018

Kucherov’s Contract and How It Impacts the Toronto Maple Leafs

The Tampa Bay Lightning have extended Nikita Kucherov contract and his contract could be pivotal in the future of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Last year, Kucherov was phenomenal for the Toronto Maple Leafs’ rival, the Tampa Bay Lightning. The 25 year old had his best season in the NHL. In 80 games played, he registered […] Kucherov’s Contract and How It Impacts the Toronto Maple Leafs - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Knights On Ice Jul 11, 2018
Knights Nuggets: Tiësto attempting to lure Erik Karlsson to Vegas

Knights Nuggets: Tiësto attempting to lure Erik Karlsson to Vegas

Start off your morning by reading up on some hockey news. Rise and shine! Let’s check in on some news and notes: - It appears Tiësto is trying to get Erik Karlsson to sign with the Golden Knights. This is undeniable proof that not all heroes wear capes, folks. [BarDown] - If the Knights miss out on Erik Karlsson, though, there’s a solid plan B to fall back on. [Knights on Ice] - The Lightning signed Nikita Kucherov to a huge contract extension Tuesday. Does this impact the team’s pursuit of Karlsson? [Raw Charge] - Vegas’ three Tomases are vastly different players, but all could...
Canes Country Jul 11, 2018
Storm Advisory: 7/11/18

Storm Advisory: 7/11/18

Nikita Kucherov is making the big bucks, and Chuck Kaiton is making waves on Calgary radio. Reading Assignments The Hurricanes have announced promotions for Eric Tulsky and Darren Yorke. [Hurricanes] Chuck Kaiton joined Calgary’s Sportsnet 960 for a bit of discussion on the Hurricanes and Flames, and he held nothing back discussing Ron Francis, his opinion of Tom Dundon’s moves, and much, much more. [Sportsnet] Former Hurricanes defenseman Joe Corvo is in pursuit of something else post-NHL career: a Crossfit championship. [News & Observer] Nikita Kucherov is going nowhere and that...
Tampa Bay Times Jul 10, 2018
Lightning locks up Nikita Kucherov with 8-year, $76 million extension

Lightning locks up Nikita Kucherov with 8-year, $76 million extension

CLEARWATER - Nikita Kucherov could have waited a year, allowing the demand for a top young NHL scorer to escalate as he hit restricted free agency next summer.But when the Lightning made him an offer to become the highest-paid player in the team's history, to keep another key
Sportsnet.ca Jul 10, 2018
Cap Comparables: Kucherov cashes in, but doesn’t break the bank

Cap Comparables: Kucherov cashes in, but doesn’t break the bank

Nikita Kucherov’s eight-year extension with the Lightning is a big one, but still allows GM Steve Yzerman some flexibility. We look at a few players on similar deals, plus which of his peers could be up next for a big raise. The post Cap Comparables: Kucherov cashes in, but doesn’t break the bank appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
The Hockey Writers Jul 10, 2018

NHL Rumors: Kucherov, Bjugstad, Lamoriello, More

In today’s rumor rundown Nikita Kucherov extends in Tampa and that may have some connection to the rumors of Erik Karlsson being moved to the Lightning. There are rumors about Nick Bjugstad being traded out of Florida and his agent weighs in, Lou Lamoriello is hot about the NHL free agent interview process and there’s […] The post NHL Rumors: Kucherov, Bjugstad, Lamoriello, More appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Last Word on Hockey Jul 10, 2018
Tampa Bay Lightning Sign Nikita Kucherov

Tampa Bay Lightning Sign Nikita Kucherov

The Tampa Bay Lightning announced they have signed winger Nikita Kucherov to an eight-year contract extension. The deal is worth $76 million and carries a $9.5 million AAV. The deal is going to kick in after the 2018-19 season. BREAKING NEWS: the agent for @TBLightning forward Nikita Kucherov reports his client has signed an 8-year contract extension with the team.https://t.co/j736hkwQv7 pic.twitter.com/hF03QboUH7 — TSN Hockey (@TSNHockey) July 10, 2018 Tampa Bay Lightning Sign Nikita Kucherov Kucherov was set to become a Restricted Free Agent after the 2018-19 season. Kucherov has...
CBC News Jul 10, 2018
Nikita Kucherov signs $76M US extension with Lighthing

Nikita Kucherov signs $76M US extension with Lighthing

The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Nikita Kucherov to an eight-year contract extension worth an average of $9.5 million US in salary and annual bonuses.
www.bostonherald.com Jul 10, 2018
Lightning sign Kucherov to 8-year extension through 2026-27

Lightning sign Kucherov to 8-year extension through 2026-27

TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Nikita Kucherov to an eight-year contract extension worth an average of $9.5 million in salary and annual bonuses.The team announced the deal Tuesday. The 25-year-old would have been a restricted free agent next summer with one year left on a deal that will pay him nearly $4.8 million for the 2018-19 season. Now he is set to stay with the Lightning through the 2026-27 as the teams highest-paid player once the extension kicks in after next year.Im truly grateful to sign this contract extension to keep me in Tampa for another eight...
The Hockey Writers Jul 10, 2018

Lightning Sign Kucherov to Contract Extension

The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Nikita Kucherov to an eight-year, $76 million contract extension, the team announced Tuesday. The deal carries an annual cap hit of $9.5 million and will kick in during the 2019-20 season following the last year of his current three-year, $14.3 million contract that’s set to expire next July. […] The post Lightning Sign Kucherov to Contract Extension appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Puck Prose Jul 10, 2018

Tampa Bay Lightning sign Nikita Kucherov to massive eight-year extension

The Tampa Bay Lightning have agreed to an eight-year extension worth $9.5 million annually with Nikita Kucherov  The Tampa Bay Lightning are a team who like to take care of their own. Back in the summer of 2016, they were forced to sign star wing Nikita Kucherov to a three-year bridge deal. 10 days after […] Tampa Bay Lightning sign Nikita Kucherov to massive eight-year extension - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Tampa Bay Times Jul 10, 2018
Kucherov signing helps Lightning finish what it started

Kucherov signing helps Lightning finish what it started

TAMPA - The Erik Karlsson sweepstakes hasn't ended for the Lightning.But the Nikita Kucherov sweepstakes is over before it began.The Lightning has locked up its star right winger. An eight-year extension that begins in the 2019-20 season will pay Kucherov $9.5 million
Sportsnet.ca Jul 10, 2018
Nikita Kucherov signs 8-year extension with Lightning

Nikita Kucherov signs 8-year extension with Lightning

Nikita Kucherov has signed an eight-year extension with the Tampa Bay Lightning. The post Nikita Kucherov signs 8-year extension with Lightning appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Tampa Bay Times Jul 10, 2018
Lightning signs Nikita Kucherov to richest contract in team history

Lightning signs Nikita Kucherov to richest contract in team history

The Lightning took another step toward securing its future Tuesday by announcing that right wing Nikita Kucherov will sign the richest contract in franchise history.Kucherov's eight-year contract extension will pay him an average of $9.5 million starting in the 2019-2020 season,

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