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Lightning recall Kucherov, Korobov from AHL

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The Tampa Bay Lightning recalled forward Nikita Kucherov and defenseman Dmitry Korobov from Syracuse of the AHL, the team announced Sunday.

Kucherov, 20, leads Syracuse with 13 goals and 24 points in 17 games. He ranks second in the AHL and first on the team with six power-play goals.

The forward had a nine-game point streak (nine goals and nine assists) from Oct. 18 through Nov. 8.

Korobov, 24, made his NHL debut with the Lightning against the Los Angeles Kings last Tuesday, recording one hit and 13:21 minutes. He was reassigned to Syracuse on Wednesday. He has six assists and 15 penalty minutes in 15 games. He ranks first on the team with a plus-7 rating.

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