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The Buzzer: Big night for Coyotes — and Kucherov

Three Stars 1. Nikita Kucherov Let’s keep this one pretty simple, because we went deep on where Kucherov’s 115 points ranks in recent history here. Narrowing the focus to Kucherov scoring two goals and two assists for four points in Thursday’s game is impressive enough. Kucherov grabbed the game-winning goal in this one, his second GWG in his last three games (both of those decisive goals came against Detroit, by the way). Kucherov had a +1 rating in that tight win against the Red Wings, firing five shots on goal and ending up with just under 21 minutes (20:58) in that game. Masterful work by the clear frontrunner for the Hart Trophy. 2. Vinnie Hinostroza While he’s been streaky in 2018-19, nights like these provide useful rem ...