Athletistic / Hockey. Tampa Bay Lightning coach John Cooper spoke about the team’s Russian forward Nikita Kucherov’s injury. He was injured during an NHL preseason game against the Florida Panthers.

Kucherov was injured in the game against Florida, he crashed into the boards

At the end of the match, which ended with Florida’s victory with a score of 6: 3, Kucherov crashed into the boards. As a result, the Russian could not finish the match.

“What happened to Kucherov? I think he tripped there and lost his balance. At that moment my heart sank. But I think he will be fine”, Cooper said, as quoted by the Tampa press service.