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Nikolay Kulemin | Winger | #86

Team: New York Islanders
Age / DOB:  (30) / 7/14/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 225
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 2 (44) / TOR
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Nikolay Kulemin had an assist in the Islanders' 5-4 overtime loss to Tampa Bay on Tuesday.
Kulemin didn't record a point in the Islanders' first five playoff games, but he has a goal and two assists in his last four contests. He had nine goals and 23 points in 81 regular season games. May 4 - 9:12 AM

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Nikolay Kulemin scored his first goal of the postseason during Saturday's Game 2 against Tampa Bay.

Kulemin's tally gave the Islanders a brief breath of life, cutting their deficit to 2-1 late in the first period. Unfortunately, it'd be the only offense of the game as New York fell 4-1. He now has two points during the playoffs.
Apr 30 - 6:28 PM

Nikolay Kulemin recorded an assist in the Islanders' 2-1 double-overtime win over Florida on Sunday.

It was Kulemin's first point in six playoff games in 2016. He had nine goals and 22 points in 81 contests during the regular season.
Apr 25 - 6:52 AM

Nikolay Kulemin will return for Sunday's season finale against the Flyers.

Kulemin posted another nice season for New York. The veteran registered 21 points with 49 blocks and 107 hits across 80 games. He's not the scorer he was once thought to be, but certainly a contributor of depth production.
Apr 10 - 6:52 PM

Nikolay Kulemin will be scratched against Buffalo on Saturday.

Kulemin has posted just 20 points with 107 hits through 80 games this season, so it's no wonder he's probably still available on your waiver wire. Take note however, he may be one of the few players available for Sunday's finale.
Apr 9 - 7:10 PM

Nikolay Kulemin had an assist in a 5-2 victory over Tampa Bay Monday night.

Kulemin has two goals and five points in his last six contests. That's a rare offensive outburst for him this season as he has just 21 points in total over 78 contests.
Apr 5 - 10:05 AM

Nikolay Kulemin recorded an assist in a 6-4 loss to the New York Rangers on Sunday.

Kulemin hadn't registered a point since Feb. 7. He's been limited to six goals and 16 points in 63 contests this season after finishing the 2014-15 campaign with 31 points.
Mar 7 - 9:37 AM

Nikolay Kulemin picked up his third game-winning goal of the season in Thursday's 2-1 win over Buffalo.

Kulemin is now on a nice three-game goal scoring streak, including consecutive game winners. He may never quite return to his former 30-goal scoring glory, but he's been providing quality depth production of late at the least. Kulemin now has five goals and 13 points on the season.
Thu, Dec 31, 2015 09:29:00 PM

Nikolay Kulemin netted a goal in a 6-3 victory against Toronto Tuesday night.

It was the second straight game that Kulemin has found the back of the net. His recent success aside though, this has been a quiet campaign for him from an offensive perspective as he has just four goals and 12 points in 37 contests in 2015-16.
Wed, Dec 30, 2015 08:01:00 AM

Nikolay Kulemin had an assist in a 4-2 win against the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday.

Kulemin snapped a six-game point drought. He has two goals and eight points in 16 contests in 2015-16.
Wed, Nov 11, 2015 11:08:00 AM

Nikolay Kulemin registered two assists in a 4-0 win over the Calgary Flames on Monday.

Kulemin has recorded at least a point in five of his last six contests. That gives him seven points in nine games this season.
Tue, Oct 27, 2015 09:50:00 AM

Nikolay Kulemin is slated to stay on the top line with John Tavares on Monday night, according to the team's morning skate.

Kulemin has produced two goals and two assists in his past five games. Josh Bailey is being bumped to the third unit to give Ryan Strome an opportunity in his return from the press box.
Source: NHL.com
Mon, Oct 26, 2015 05:24:00 PM

Nikolay Kulemin scored the game-winning goal in Tuesday's 4-0 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.

His goal at the 18:48 mark of the first period opened the scoring. The 29-year-old has two goals and four points in six games this season. Marek Zidlicky and Travis Hamonic registered assists on Kulemin's goal. The Islanders also got goals from Thomas Hickey, Cal Clutterbuck and John Tavares.
Tue, Oct 20, 2015 09:48:00 PM

Although the Islanders were one of the worst shorthanded teams for most of the season, they finished on a strong note.

The Islanders killed 39 of their final 42 penalties over their final 18 games. "It's not much difference," Nikolay Kulemin said. "Doing what we've been doing, maybe doing it a little bit better. We try to be a little more active. But we try that all year. It's just working now." The Islanders need to hope it keeps working because their first round opponent, the Washington Capitals, has the best power play in the league.
Wed, Apr 15, 2015 09:47:00 AM

Nikolay Kulemin scored the only Islanders goal Tuesday as the team was upended by Chicago by a score of 4-1.

Kulemin's goal came late in the third period after the outcome had already been decided so it accomplished little more than ruining Corey Crawford's shutout bid. Formerly a 30-goal scorer with Toronto, the Islanders' winger now serves as a depth forward with his new club.
Tue, Mar 17, 2015 11:29:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1John Tavares
2Brock Nelson
3Mikhail Grabovski
4Casey Cizikas
5Alan Quine
LW1Andrew Ladd
2Anders Lee
3Jason Chimera
4Nikolay Kulemin
5Eric Boulton
6Shane Prince
RW1P. A. Parenteau
2Ryan Strome
3Josh Bailey
4Cal Clutterbuck
D1Johnny Boychuk
2Nick Leddy
3Travis Hamonic
4Calvin de Haan
5Thomas Hickey
6Adam Pelech
7Ryan Pulock
G1Thomas Greiss
2Jaroslav Halak
3Jean-Francois Berube