Dmitri Kulikov
Dmitry Kulikov Panthers Shane Heyer.jpg
Position Defenceman
Shoots Left
Height
Weight
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
183 lb (83 kg)
NHL Team Florida Panthers
Nationality Flag of Russia Russian
Born (1990-10-29)October 29, 1990,
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 | edit source]

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

Career[edit | edit source]

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 | edit source]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2008–09 Drummondville Voltigeurs QMJHL 57 12 50 62 46 19 2 17 19 16
2009–10 Florida Panthers NHL 68 3 13 16 32

International career[edit | edit source]

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 statistics[edit | edit source]

Year Team Event Place   GP G A Pts PIM
2007 Russia WJC18 1 7 0 4 4 6
2008 Russia WJC18 2 6 0 2 2 6
2009 Russia WJC 3 7 0 4 4 4
Junior int'l totals 20 0 10 10 16

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