Found January 25, 2014 on Fox Sports Florida:
TAMPA, Fla. -- Steven Stamkos continues to progress in his recovery from a broken right tibia and took light contact in the Tampa Bay Lightning's morning skate Saturday. Tampa Bay's star center skated with a yellow jersey for the first time during drills at Tampa Bay Times Forum, further proof that he could be on track to make a return before possibly representing Team Canada in the upcoming Sochi Games. Stamkos, 23, took part in light checking with captain Marty St. Louis, and he also participated in faceoffs as Tampa Bay prepared to host the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night. "He's getting better," Lightning coach Jon Cooper said. "There are still lots of things that have to go on. He hasn't been cleared. He's still a ways away from being cleared. He hasn't done any battling. The process is slowly going on here. In saying that, when you take the minimum/maximum of what the injury was, he'€™s closer to coming in at the minimum timeframe...
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