NikitaKucherovGoal

Lightning rookie Nikita Kucherov scores first goal on first shot


Every young new player would love to play like Mario Lemieux. Very few successfully emulate him. It was no Monday night for Nikita Kucherov, who scored his first NHL goal tonight on his first shot in his first game:

Someone grab that man the puck!

The Bolts went on to defeat the New York Rangers 5-0, getting two goals from Martin St. Louis in his 1000th game.

About Laura Astorian

Laura Astorian is the head editor for the SB Nation blog St. Louis Game Time and has been a Blues fan from childhood. She promises that any anti-Blackhawks bias will be left at the door. Maybe.

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