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<p>NEWARK, NJ - APRIL 16: Nikita Kucherov #86 of the Tampa Bay Lightning is checked by Nico Hischier #13 of the New Jersey Devils during the first period in Game Three of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Prudential Center on April 16, 2018 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)</p>
Posted at 12:48 PM, Apr 19, 2018
and last updated2018-04-19 12:48:05-04
Tampa Bay Lightning RW Nikita Kucherov will not be suspended for a big hit that knocked New Jersey Devils D Sami Vatanen out of Wednesday night's game, ESPN reports.