Nikita Kucherov

Bolt Prospect of the Week: 2-19-13

Nikita Kucherov of the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies is the Bolt Prospect of the Week for the fourth time this season, but this may have been his most impressive week of the year. Kucherov, a 2011 second round pick of the

Alexander Killorn, Matt Gilroy, Jeff Halpern

Bolt Prospect of the Week: 2-12-13

More than five years after he was a third round pick of the Tampa Bay Lightning, Alex Killorn made his NHL debut for the Bolts at the world’s most famous arena. Killorn had an assist on Sunday in the

Cory Conacher Lightning

Bolt Prospect of the Week: 2-5-13

The Cory Conacher Show made its debut on opening night for the Lightning this season as the rookie posted a goal and an assist in his debut. He was named Bolt Prospect of the Week for that performance. Now,


Bolt Prospect of the Week: 1-30-13

Tampa Bay Lightning prospect Nikita Kucherov made his 2013 QMJHL debut last week after missing nearly the entire month of January because of his participation in the 2013 World Junior Championships in Russia and rehabbing an injury he sustained

Conacher Lightning

Bolt Prospect of the Week: 1-23-13

Last week the North American sports world’s biggest headlines were about a story that was fake. During the college football season, Notre Dame’s Manti Te’o was the subject of multiple stories documenting his inspirational play in memory of his


Bolt Prospect of the Week: 1-15-13

Artem Sergeev is what some call a “bonus pick.” He went undrafted twice, but the Tampa Bay Lightning saw enough in him last season to commit an NHL contract to him as a free agent on July 1 without

Andrey Vasilevskiy

Lightning Prospect WJC Review

The Lightning had five prospects at the 2013 Under-20 World Junior Championships in Ufa, Russia, and four came away with medals. Here’s a look how each prospect fared, and what their future might look like. Nikita Kucherov, RW, Russia

Alex Killorn

Bolt Prospect of the Week: 12-17-12

This week’s Bolt Prospect of the Week is the only person to walk on this earth who can say he completed his Harvard University degree while winning a Calder Cup championship. Alex Killorn made his AHL debut late last

2011 IIHF World U18 Championship

Bolt Prospect of the Week: 12-10-12

A lot is expected of Russia this month at the upcoming World Junior Championships. The city of Ufa, Russia, is hosting the tournament, and the Russians will not settle for anything less than a gold medal. With the NHL


Bolt Prospect of the Week: 12-4-12

This week’s Bolt Prospect of the Week winner made people remove their chapeaus and toss them onto a sheet of frozen water to delay a sporting match. Cedric Paquette (Blainville-Boisbriand, QMJHL) started the year off on the wrong foot