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Stamkos in for Game 7 – but will it be his last with the Lightning?

Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos, who has not played an NHL game in 55 days, is in the lineup for his team’s most important game of the season tonight in Game 7 against the Pittsburgh Penguins. It should not come as a huge surprise that Stamkos is ready to play. When he was diagnosed with a blood clot near his right collarbone, it was expected he would be out of the Tampa...
Via The Hockey News
57 minutes ago

Steven Stamkos Makes 2016 NHL Playoff Debut In Game 7 Vs. Penguins

Steven Stamkos made a surprise return to the Tampa Bay Lightning lineup for Game 7 of their Eastern Conference final series against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night. The Lightning captain and No. 1 center had blood clot surgery on April 4 and wasn’t able to play in any of his team’s playoff games until Thursday. He last played March 31. Stamkos started the game on the...
Via NESN.com
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Lightning's Steven Stamkos makes return to ice in Game 7 vs. Penguins

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos picked an interesting time to make his 2016 playoff debut.Stamkos returned to Tampa Bay's lineup on Thursday night for Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals against Pittsburgh. Stamkos last played on March 31 before undergoing surgery on April 4 to treat a blood clot near his right collarbone. Stamkos will play on the...
Via Associated Press
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gotta See It: Stamkos participates in warm up prior to Game 7

Watch as Tampa Bay Lightning superstar Steven Stamkos takes part in warm ups prior to Game 7.
Via SportsNetCanada
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Steven Stamkos Unlikely to Return This Postseason

Stamkos Unlikely to Return Tampa Bay Lightning captain and star center Steven Stamkos has been dealing with a blood clot that has kept him out of action since April 4. He admitted on Thursday that there’s a very real possibility that he may not play at all this postseason. He spoke to the media after taking part in the team’s morning skate, his first participation in any on...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Stamkos Missing Playoffs A Blessing In Disguise?

With the major decision of whether to re-sign with the Tampa Bay Lightning or to look elsewhere looming in the near future, Steven Stamkos is watching his team make a run at the Stanley Cup without him. Stamkos has not played in a single postseason game due to a blood clot that had to be surgically removed from his arm on April 4th. But how does his playoff absence affect his decision...
Via Lightning Shout
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Columbus trolls Tampa Bay, fans on Twitter over Steven Stamkos

Steven Stamkos is closing in on a return to action, but he wasn’t able to suit up for Game 1 between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Pittsburgh Penguins. The Columbus Blue Jackets took the possibility that Stamkos might skate in Game 1 as an opportunity to troll the Lightning and their fans on Twitter. The Blue Jackets account replied to an old message the Lightning sent out in 2009...
Via Puck Drunk Love
12 days ago  |  Discuss

What does Steven Stamkos really want?

The NHL’s biggest free agent is going to have plenty of options to choose from when July 1st rolls around. Scorers capable of 50+ goals a season don’t find their way into the free agent market too often. While Stamkos may have lots of options and lots of suitors for his services, we must evaluate what Steven Stamkos is truly looking for. Is his number one priority cashing in...
Via Puck Drunk Love
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Steven Stamkos Staying Or Straying?

Steven Stamkos is feeling great and ready to play, but he’s still on blood thinners. The Tampa Bay Lightning will be on the road for Game 4 against the New York Islanders on Friday night. It’s unclear when Stamkos won’t need to be on blood thinners anymore, but it won’t be long before he is able to return once he is off of them. “That’s the frustrating part,” Stamkos...
Via Lightning Shout
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Steven Stamkos to lose rib in blood clot surgery

On Sunday we learned Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos was going to head to surgery for a blood clot issue. Now it looks like that surgery will cost the veteran NHL scorer a rib. According to a report from Frank Seravalli of TSN, surgeons will likely remove a top rib from Stamkos on the right side of his body to help address the blood clot issue. “It isn’t a rib like...
Via The Comeback
April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

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