Originally posted on The Bay Cave  |  Last updated 9/11/12
The NHL lockout is still in effect but that is not stopping Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman from keeping the business side of the game status quo. He announced Tuesday the team has signed 2011 second rounder Nikita Kucherov to a three-year entry level deal. In 2009-2010, Kucherov played in 53 games in the Russian junior league and scored 29 goals. The following season was spent with CSKA Krasnaja Armija Moskva in the MHL scoring 25 goals. The right winger from Moscow, Russia had offseason shoulder surgery and has been unable to attend the Lightning developmental camp. Read more from the Lightning news release here. The post Lightning Ink Deal With 2011 Second Rounder appeared first on The Bay Cave.
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