Drafted from: Drummondville, QMJHL
Born: 10-29-90 in Lipetsk, RUS (age 18)
Height / Weight: 6'1'' / 183 lbs.
About: NHL.com Draft Prospect Card
In only his first year with Drummondville, Kulikov led all defensemen with 62 points (12-50-62) in 57 games and was named the 2008-09 Defensive Rookie of the Year, the Rookie of the Year, the Best Professional Prospect and Defenseman of the Year by the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.