Dmitry Kulikov
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Dmitry Kulikov

Hometown:

Russia

Currently Playing In:

Pro

Birthday:

1990-10-29

Position:

D

Eligible for draft:

2009

Shoots:

Left

Drafted:

2009

Height:

6-0

Acquired:

1st round (14th overall), 2009 by FLA

Weight:

190 lbs.

Probability of Success
  • B

History
Talent Analysis
In addition to his superb hockey sense and confidence beyond his years, Kulikov is no slouch in his own end and he's smooth enough on his skates to quickly be in position to break up any counter-attack that he may come against. Still adjusting to the physical grind of the longer North American season, he'll only get better as he continues to fill out and mature.

Dmitry Kulikov headlines Florida Panthers 2009 NHL Draft class

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Dmitry Kulikov - Florida Panthers

Photo: Selected 14th overall in the 2009 NHL Draft, Dmitri Kulikov has developed into a steady, two-way defenseman for the Florida Panthers. (courtesy of Rich Graessle/Icon SMI)

The Florida Panthers entered the 2009 NHL Draft with a new general manager in Randy Sexton, a cornerstone defenseman about to leave the team via free agency in Jay Bouwmeester, and a desperate need for an infusion of offensive skill.

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