Morning Skate Before Elimination, Nikita Kucherov
It’s proved that Tampa Bay forward Nikita Kucherov is taking part and participates in the lighting morning skate before he played in game 6 of the Stanley Cup final that they were playing against Chicago Blackhawks, this are two days before he was injured.
Lighting goalie Ben Bishop also with Kucherov also took part in the skating though at the united center on Monday, that is also just few hour before the long awaited elimination against the Chicago Blackhawks.
Bishop only played in Game 5 when he had missed in game 4 with an injury that was not disclose and skated on ice at the united center on Monday.
Kucherov is most probable to be in the lineup despite of not being available in most of his Game 5 on Saturday.
Kucherov, the second leading scorer in the Stanley Cup Playoffs having scooped 22 points and during that is when he was injured in the first period of Chicago’s 2-1 at Tampa Bay on Saturday, by crushing on the goal post.
During the match Kucherov who is 21, got badly injured in the first period of game 5 at Amalie Arena, before colliding with the post using his shoulder, he first collided with a Russian player, Corey Crawford.
Ben Bishop says, “He is much along the line than he was before Game 5”, he still put emphasis that , they will have a very optional skate the following day for he was better than the previous night.