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NIKITA NESTEROV RUMORS

Russia accepts Voynov can’t play at World Cup, Nesterov named as replacement

Defenseman Slava Voynov won’t be suiting up for Russia at the World Cup of Hockey. The Russian Hockey Federation released a statement Monday acknowledging that Voynov will not participate in the tournament, and named Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Nikita Nesterov as Voynov’s replacement on the Russian blueline. Switching Nesterov in for Voynov comes after weeks of back and forth...
Via The Hockey News
11 days ago

Nikita Nesterov to Replace Voynov for Russia at World Cup

On Monday, the Russian Ice Hockey Federation announced that Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Nikita Nesterov will replace Slava Voynov on Team Russia’s roster at this year’s World Cup of Hockey tournament. The announcement came just hours after the Federation publicly acknowledged Voynov’s ineligibility at the event for the first time. Congrats, Nikita!#Bolts defenseman Nikita...
Via The Hockey Writers
12 days ago

Russia replaces Voynov with Nesterov on World Cup roster

Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Nikita Nesterov has been added to Russia's World Cup of Hockey roster in place of Slava Voynov, who is ineligible to compete because he is suspended indefinitely by the NHL. In announcing the move Monday, the Russian Hockey Federation said it ran out of time in its bid to have the league lift Voynov's suspension stemming from his arrest on felony...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Nikita Nesterov’s Game 34 Goal

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Via Lightning Shout
December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Lightning Recall Defenseman Nesterov

The #TBLightning have recalled D Nikita Nesterov from the @SyracuseCrunch. — Tampa Bay Lightning (@TBLightning) November 8, 2015 (Feature Photo/Getty Images) Follow me on Twitter @alexis_b82 and please “like” LightningShout on Facebook. You can email us at lightningshout@aol.com.
Via Lightning Shout
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Lightning recall Nikita Nesterov from Syracuse

TAMPA BAY -- The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled defenseman Nikita Nesterov from the Syracuse Crunch on Sunday, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced.Nesterov, 5-foot-11, 191 pounds, was assigned to Syracuse on Friday, November 6 and skated in two games with the Crunch, registering a goal and five shots on goal with a plus-1 rating. He has played in six games...
Via Associated Press
November 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Lightning reassign Nesterov, McGinn to Syracuse

TAMPA BAY -- The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned defenseman Nikita Nesterov and forward Tye McGinn to the Syracuse Crunch, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced Friday. Nesterov, 5-foot-11, 191 pounds, has played in six games with the Lightning this season, averaging 15:21 in ice time per game. He has played in 33 career NHL games, all with the Lightning...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 06, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL suspends Lightning's Nikita Nesterov for two games

NEW YORK (AP) -- Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Nikita Nesterov has been suspended for two games without pay for boarding Dallas Stars forward Curtis McKenzie.Nesterov was given a 5-minute penalty and a game misconduct for checking McKenzie from behind in Thursday's contest in Tampa. It came at 15:56 of the second period. The Stars beat Tampa 5-3.McKenzie needed assistance from the...
Via Associated Press
October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Lightning D Nikita Nesterov suspended 2 games for boarding

 Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Nikita Nesterov has been suspended for two games without pay for boarding Dallas Stars forward Curtis McKenzie.Nesterov was given a 5-minute penalty and a game misconduct for checking McKenzie from behind in Thursday's contest in Tampa. It came at 15:56 of the second period. The Stars beat Tampa 5-3.McKenzie needed assistance from the ice and appeared...
Via Associated Press
October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL Player Safety Video: Nikita Nesterov Suspended Two Games

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Via Lightning Shout
October 16, 2015  |  Discuss
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