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Nikita Kucherov, Lightning agree to 3-year contract

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The Tampa Bay Lightning announced on Tuesday that they have reached an agreement with restricted free agent Nikita Kucherov on a new three-year deal that will be worth an average of $4.766 million US per season.


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