Originally written on Puck Daddy  |  Last updated 12/8/11
The Tampa Bay Lightning have lost five in a row entering their game against the New York Rangers on Thursday night, and the news just got gloomier. From Dave Lozo of NHL.com, star winger Marty St. Louis took a puck to the face and left practice this morning: St. Louis, who has played 499 consecutive games, was bleeding as he was helped from the ice by a trainer. St. Louis was circling behind the net during a drill when teammate Dominic Moore backhanded a shot high and wide and hit St. Louis. Damian Cristodero of the St. Pete Times reported that St. Louis went to NYU Medical Center for evaluation. Lozo later quoted Lightning GM Steve Yzerman as saying, "I assume he won't be able to play tonight." Announcer Paul Kennedy wrote that St. Louis was out tonight. According to The Slatekeeper, St. Louis had the fourth-longest consecutive games streak in the NHL heading into this season. Buffalo Sabres forward Brad Boyes's streak came to an end in November after getting to 501 consecutive ga...
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