Dmitri Kulikov
Dmitry Kulikov Panthers Shane Heyer
Position Defenceman
Shoots Left
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
183 lb (83 kg)
NHL Team Florida Panthers
Nationality Flag of Russia Russian
Born October 29 1990 (1990-10-29) (age 29),
Lipetsk, Russian SFSR, USSR
NHL Draft 14th overall, 2009
Florida Panthers
Pro Career 2009 – present

Dmitri Kulikov (born October 29, 1990) is an Russian ice hockey defenceman, currently playing for the Florida Panthers.

Draft Edit

He was selected 14th overall in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft by the Florida Panthers.[1]

Career Edit

Kulikov began his career in his homeland Russia with Lokomotiv-2 Yaroslavl in the Pervaya Liga and left his club in November 2008 to sign for the Drummondville Voltigeurs of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.[2] After his rookie year with the Voltigeurs, he was drafted by the Florida Panthers and signed on September 29, 2009.[3]

Career statistics Edit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2008–09Drummondville VoltigeursQMJHL5712506246192171916
2009–10Florida PanthersNHL683131632

International career Edit

Kulikov represented his homeland in two U-18 World Cups: 2007 in Finland and 2008 in Russia. He was then a member of the Russia Under-20 team in Canada for the 2009 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.[4]

International statisticsEdit

Year Team Event Place   GP G A Pts PIM
2007 Russia WJC18 Gold medal icon 7 0 4 4 6
2008 Russia WJC18 Silver medal icon 6 0 2 2 6
2009 Russia WJC Bronze medal icon 7 0 4 4 4
Junior int'l totals 20 0 10 10 16


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