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On Steven Stamkos' Toronto temptation

Leave it to a promotional ball hockey event in late July to stir up one of the hottest discussions in hockey. If that isn't a true sign of it being the offseason, I don't know what is. Steven Stamkos' appearance at said event, held in Toronto, afforded media in attendance the opportunity to ask him about another hot topic in sports: LeBron James returning home to Cleveland...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Stamkos on the possibility of playing in Toronto: ”We’ll see what happens”

Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos will be an unrestricted free agent in the summer of 2016 and there has been discussions among fans and media of the possibility of him ‘coming home’ and signing with the Toronto Maple Leafs.Stamkos answered some questions on Wednesday regarding the Toronto talk:  ”We’ll see what happens. It’s a couple years […]
Via The Hockey Report
3 days ago  |  Discuss

After LeBron went home, Stamkos understands but ignores Leafs speculation

LeBron James going home to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers led to speculation about whether a star NHL player might do the same in the near future. Naturally, Steven Stamkos was at the centre of that speculation. The Tampa Bay Lightning captain and Markham, Ont., native could be an unrestricted free agent in the summer of 2016, and the allure of playing for the Toronto Maple Leafs...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Steven Stamkos teams up with fans in street hockey game

Tampa Bay Lightning star Steven Stamkos appears to be in prime hockey shape. Well, for street hockey, at least. As part of a campaign with Coke and Special Olympics Canada, the 24-year-old -- who missed three months last season with a broken leg -- hit the ground running Wednesday morning with an impromptu game with some fans.
Via Fox Sports Florida
4 days ago  |  Discuss

On Steven Stamkos and the Maple Leafs

Could Steven Stamkos come to Toronto?
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Stamkos' absence reveals Lightning's two-way depth at center

For the first time in over a decade, the Tampa Bay Lightning found themselves skating without an elite center last season. The team parted ways with former captain Vincent Lecavalier during the summer, and played without sniper Steven Stamkos, who suffered a broken leg, for four months. The adversity proved invaluable to the Lighting, as it revealed the team had significant depth...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jon Cooper crashes Steven Stamkos' media scrum

Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper made an appearance at Steven Stamkos’ media scrum on Monday to get an update on the superstar center’s health. “How you feeling today?” Cooper asked his captain, using a water bottle as a microphone. “Better than I did yesterday,” Stamkos replied. “We’ll see, probably a game-time decision.” The 23-year-old forward was knocked...
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

First Bolts captain knows Steven Stamkos will excel with 'C'

TAMPA, Fla. -- The thing about serving as a captain in the NHL is that nobody sets out to become one. Like leadership itself, the development is organic, and if the right combination of timing and chance allow, wearing the "C" stands as one of hockey's greatest honors. Paul Ysebaert, the Tampa Bay Lightning's first captain, learned the power of that letter when...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Steven Stamkos' return to Lightning lineup delayed

Steven Stamkos' wait will continue. The Tampa Bay Lightning's star center, out with a broken right tibia since Nov. 11, was not cleared to play Monday after another X-ray was taken to determine the progress of his healing. Now, the team is eying a March 6 return for the two-time Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy winner. That would place Stamkos' re-entry into...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Steven Stamkos skates for first time since breaking leg

Tampa Bay Lightning star Steven Stamkos skated Saturday at Prudential Center, 33 days after breaking his leg in a collision with a goal post. The 23-year-old Stamkos is hoping to return to game action by early February. X-rays/healing of bone will ultimately determine Stamkos’s return date but he’s targeting practice in last wk of Jan, playing 1st wk of Feb. — Bob McKenzie...
Via Sports-Glory
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss
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