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Nikita Kucherov opens scoring for the Tampa Bay Lightning with a 1st period PPG (video)

The Lightning were trailing the Ottawa Senators in shots on goal during much of the first period, but opportunity was provided at 18:44 of the 1st period with the Senators called for a pair of penalties at the same time. And with that opportunity, the Bolts stepped up.

Nikita Kucherov scored his 9th goal on the season with 8 seconds remaining in the period, it's also his 16th point, with assists from Steven Stamkos (10) and Victor Hedman (13).