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Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov suspended for one game

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Posted at 2:00 PM, Apr 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-15 02:51:16-04

TAMPA, Fla. — The NHL has suspended Tampa Bay Lightning's forward Nikita Kucherov for one game.

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The NHL suspended Kucherov for boarding Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Markus Nutivaara during Friday's game, the NHL says.

The suspension comes as the Lightning are down 0-2 in the series. They'll be in Columbus on Sunday to play Game 3.