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Nikolai Kulemin | Winger

Team: Toronto Maple Leafs
Age / DOB:  (27) / 7/14/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 225
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Nikolai Kulemin's agent, Gary Greenstin, had informal talks with director of hockey operations Dave Poulin and assistant GM Claude Loiselle on Monday.
Kulemin can become an unrestricted free agent in the summer. His current deal carries an annual average value of $2.8 million, but he's unlikely to make that same amount once that agreement expires. Kulemin has played all 415 of his career contest with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Apr 1 - 8:43 AM
Source: Toronto Sun

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After taking Thursday off Nikolai Kulemin was on the ice for Maple Leaf practice on Friday.

He returned from Sochi late Wednesday and got the day off from Toronto head coach Randy Carlyle. Friday he skated on a line alongside Dave Bolland and Mason Raymond. Russia had a very disappointing Olympic hockey experience and the Leafs are hopeful Kulemin will be able to shake it off.
Source: Toronto Sun
Feb 22 - 11:24 AM

Nikolai Kulemin would "love to stay" in Toronto.

He has played all 397 games of his NHL career with the Maple Leafs. Kulemin's name has surfaced in trade rumors and he's eligible for unrestricted free agency in the summer. He has been playing on the team's second line of late with Nazem Kadri and Joffrey Lupul. Kulemin has eight goals and 16 points in 46 games.
Source: Toronto Sun
Feb 6 - 10:48 AM

Maple Leafs' Nikolai Kulemin scored the only Toronto goal in a devastating 7-1 loss to Dallas.

Kulemin's goal was his seventh of the campaign. Given his defensive responsibilities, he's not worth of a roster spot in fantasy leagues. Nazem Kadri and Carl Gunnarsson picked up the only assists on the marker.
Jan 24 - 12:10 AM

Nikolai Kulemin notched his third goal of the season in Thursday's loss to St. Louis.

He scored 30 goals in 2010-11 but he hasn't come close to regaining that form in his past two seasons. Kulemin has three markers and seven points in 21 contests this year.
Fri, Dec 13, 2013 08:00:00 AM

Nikolai Kulemin scored a goal in Saturday's 4-2 win over Buffalo.

Kulemin now has three points in eight games this season. He got off to a decent start this season, but things were quickly derailed by an ankle injury that kept him on the sidelines for a month.
Sun, Nov 17, 2013 11:18:00 AM

Nikolai Kulemin seemed a little rusty on his return to action Saturday night.

That's understandable since he had been out of action with an ankle injury for a month. Kulimen will likely need a few games to get his timing and conditioning back. Keep him on reserve until you see him turn the corner.
Source: Toronto Sun
Sun, Nov 3, 2013 12:30:00 PM

Nikolai Kulemin has been removed from Toronto's injured list.

His activation makes it likely that he'll play Saturday night in Vancouver. Kulemin is projected to play with Jay McClement and Joffrey Lupul in the contest, which is where he practiced on Friday.
Sat, Nov 2, 2013 03:57:00 PM

Look for Nikolai Kulemin to return to action Saturday against Vancouver.

He has been out of action since October 2nd with an ankle injury but is ready to play. The Maple Leafs will have to make a roster move to accomodate Kulemin's return and get under the salary cap. No word yet on who may be farmed out.
Sat, Nov 2, 2013 11:04:00 AM

Nikolai Kulemin (ankle) feels good to play on Saturday.

Kulemin took part in Friday's practice and skated on a line with Joffrey Lupul and Jay McClement. Kulemin has been out since Oct. 2.
Fri, Nov 1, 2013 06:17:00 PM

Nikolai Kulemin (ankle) might return to Toronto's lineup on Saturday.

Kulemin practiced on a line with Joffrey Lupul and Jay McClement on Friday. He has two assists in two games this season.
Fri, Nov 1, 2013 03:58:00 PM

Nikolai Kulemin expects to return to Toronto's lineup at some point during their Western Canada road trip.

The Leafs play Tuesday and Wednesday in Edmonton and Calgary, respectively, prior to playing against Vancouver on Saturday. Kulemin has been out of action since blocking a shot in practice on Oct. 4 and suffering a chipped bone in his ankle.
Tue, Oct 29, 2013 07:59:00 AM

Nikolai Kulemin (ankle) skated Thursday.

He is eligible to come off Toronto's injured list next week on the team's Western Canadian road trip. Kulemin hasn't played since Oct. 2.
Fri, Oct 25, 2013 09:45:00 AM

Nikolai Kulemin (ankle) hasn't resumed skating yet.

He was slated to miss at least two weeks after a chipped bone was discovered in his ankle. Kulemin had two assists in two games to open the season before getting hurt.
Thu, Oct 17, 2013 08:21:00 AM

Nikolai Kulemin is expected to miss at least two weeks with a chipped bone in his ankle.

Kulemin had two assists and a plus-2 rating in the Leafs' first two games of the season, but he didn't register a single shot on goal.
Sat, Oct 5, 2013 02:11:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Tyler Bozak
2Nazem Kadri
3Dave Bolland
4Jay McClement
5Peter Holland
LW1James van Riemsdyk
2Mason Raymond
3Carter Ashton
4Frazer McLaren
5Jerred Smithson
RW1Phil Kessel
2Joffrey Lupul
3David Clarkson
4Nikolai Kulemin
5Colton Orr
6Troy Bodie
D1Dion Phaneuf
2Jake Gardiner
3Cody Franson
4Morgan Rielly
5Tim Gleason
6Carl Gunnarsson
7Paul Ranger
G1Jonathan Bernier
2James Reimer
3Drew MacIntyre