Birth Name: Nikita Igorevich Kucherov
Place of Birth: Maykop, Russia
Date of Birth: 17 June, 1993
Nikita Kucherov is a Russian professional ice hockey player. He is a right winger and alternate captain for the Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Nikita is the son of Svetlana and Igor Kucherov, a colonel in the Russian Army. He moved to Moscow as a child. He is married to Anastasiya, and has a son.