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Steven Stamkos inches closer to return for Tampa Bay Lightning

The Tampa Bay Lightning have been missing one big piece of their team almost the entire season. Fortunately for them, that piece is forward Steven Stamkos and he seems to be progressing well from the injury he suffered on November 15. Recently he was able to resume skating drills and stickhandling practices and remains steadily on the timetable he was given for his injury. Unfortunately...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Box Score 2/7: Still working off our Super Bowl hangover

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Happy birthday to Kristin Otto, Peter Bondra, Juwan Howard, Steve Nash, Matt Stafford, Steven Stamkos and Isaiah Thomas. On this date in 1998, the Winter Olympics kicked off in Nagano, Japan. It was the first Games that saw women's hockey and snowboarding as medal sports, and curling returned...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Steven Stamkos Injury: Lightning Star Out Indefinitely With Knee Injury

The Tampa Bay Lightning will be without one of the NHL’s best players for the foreseeable future after center Steven Stamkos was diagnosed with a torn meniscus in his right knee. The Lightning announced Wednesday that Stamkos is “out indefinitely.” “Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos suffered a lateral meniscus tear in his right knee during the team’s game against...
Via NESN.com
November 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Steven Stamkos Leading Way For Lightning With Fast Start To 2016-17 Season

Breaking news: Steven Stamkos is really good at hockey. OK, so that’s not exactly news by any stretch. The Tampa Bay Lightning star consistently has been one of the best players in the NHL for years now, and he’s off to another strong start in the 2016-17 season. Hear more about what Stamkos has done this season and where he fits into the Lightning’s projected lines for their...
Via NESN.com
November 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Toronto mayor knew about Stamkos’ decision before just about everyone

Toronto Maple Leafs fans were enamored with the idea of signing Steven Stamkos before the elite forward ended up re-signing with the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Ontario-born star, unsurprisingly, was massively coveted. “Stamkos Watch” chewed up many hours of sports talk radio and television leading up to his free agency. While fans held their breath in the waning minutes of Stamkos...
Via Puck Drunk Love
September 05, 2016  |  Discuss

In Steven Stamkos we trust

The Tampa Bay Lightning won the Eastern Conference Final and reached the Stanley Cup Final in the 2014-15 NHL season. It reached almost the same mountaintop again in 2015-16, losing in seven games in the East Final to the eventual champions, the Pittsburgh Penguins. This latter playoff run was made almost exclusively without the services of Tampa Bay’s best offensive player: center...
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August 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Steven Stamkos staying in Tampa Bay

The Steven Stamkos saga has finally reached its conclusion. After countless rumors and reports suggesting Stamkos would entertain offers from the Toronto Maple Leafs, Buffalo Sabres, Detroit Red Wings and others, the star forward has decided to stay in Tampa Bay with the Lightning. The forward is expected to sign an eight-year deal with an average annual value of $8.5 million. ...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Canucks fined $50,000 for tampering following GM’s comments on Stamkos

Jim Benning has paid the price for verbally crossing the line. The Vancouver Canucks have been fined $50,000 for tampering after Benning went on radio and openly discussed courting multiple players, which is a big no-no before free agency starts. Benning said that he was trying to be candid about free agency, but opened his mouth too far. “I was trying to be candid with...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Bruins reportedly on list of favorites to sign Steven Stamkos

The most common assumption is that Steven Stamkos will either re-up with the Tampa Bay Lightning or sign with his hometown Toronto Maple Leafs once NHL free agency opens this Friday. A former Lightning executive, however, believes Stamkos might also be considering a third team: the Boston Bruins. Brian Lawton, a former Lightning general manager who now works as an analyst for...
Via NESN.com
June 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Canucks GM in trouble for tampering for Stamkos comments?

Jim Benning needs to learn that it’s not always appropriate to talk. The Vancouver Canucks GM appeared on TSN Radio Vancouver 1040 today to discuss the upcoming draft and free agency. When discussing the topic of Steven Stamkos, Benning said “He’s gonna have lots of interest across the league. But we’ll talk to him and see where it goes.” Benning on Stamkos: He's gonna...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 23, 2016  |  Discuss
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