Lightning’s Kucherov suspended for Game 3

NHL leading scorer Nikita Kucherov has been suspended for Game 3 of the Tampa Bay Lightning’s first-round series against the Columbus Blue Jackets. – NHL

Sens’ Smith, Lightning’s Kucherov fined $5K each

Zack Smith of the Ottawa Senators and Nikita Kucherov of the Tampa Bay Lightning have been fined $ 5,000 each Saturday for rough play during separate games. – NHL

Lightning sign Kucherov to 8-year extension

The Lightning have signed star forward Nikita Kucherov to an eight-year $ 76 million extension. – NHL