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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
11 hours 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Steven Stamkos Not Paying Attention To Toronto Maple Leafs Homecoming Speculation

LeBron James’ return to the Cleveland Cavaliers has become the feel good NBA story of the summer, and the Toronto Maple Leafs are hoping for a similar fairy tale in 2016. That’s when Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos, who grew up cheering for the Leafs, can become a free agent and choose the next path in his career. Adam Proteau of The Hockey News wrote a column on July...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

10 NHL players who will bounce back in 2014-15

The 2013-14 season was a rough one for a lot of NHL players. Injuries and lengthy slumps caused a number of players to fall well short of lofty expectations. The 2014-15 season brings a new opportunity for these players to once again find their footing and shake off the failures from the previous campaign. Here are 10 players who will bounce back in 2014-15. Steven Stamkos – Tampa...
Via Puck Drunk Love
1 day ago  |  Discuss

10 NHL players who will bounce back in 2014-15

The 2013-14 season was a rough one for a lot of NHL players. Injuries and lengthy slumps caused a number of players to fall well short of lofty expectations. The 2014-15 season brings a new opportunity for these players to once again find their footing and shake off the failures from the previous campaign. Here are 10 players who will bounce back in 2014-15. Steven Stamkos – Tampa...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day 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
2 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steven Stamkos On Playing For The Leafs One Day

from the CP at TSN,  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...
Via Kukla's Korner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

On Steven Stamkos and the Maple Leafs

Could Steven Stamkos come to Toronto?
Via Puckrant.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning sign Morrow to one-year deal

Brenden Morrow brings a veteran presence to a young Lightning team. Photo Credit: Brad Loper, Dallas Morning News The Tampa Bay Lightning have boatloads of young offensive skill in their forward group, highlighted by former 60-goal scorer Steven Stamkos, Calder Trophy nominees Tyler Johnson and Ondrej Palat, not to mention top prospect Jonathan Drouin, who is expected to join Tampa...
Via Around The Rink
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lighting Loading Up For Next Season

#84673845 / gettyimages.com The Tampa Bay Lighting were able to call their 2013-3014 season a success even though they were swept in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals but the Montreal Canadiens. In hopes of replicating their season but this time with a better ending, the Lighting have gone out and made some key signings in free agency. There’s no denying the level of talent...
Via Beyond The Benches
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning’s top pick receives high praise

Shortly after Tampa Bay took defenseman Anthony DeAngelo with the 19th overall pick in last month’s NHL draft, the latest first-round selection from the Sarnia Sting chosen by the Lightning received a text message from another Sarnia alumni chosen by Tampa Bay in the first round — Steven Stamkos. “He texted me right after the draft. Obviously he played for the Sting, so I...
Via Pro Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning sign Ryan Callahan to six-year contract

The Tampa Bay Lightning signed forward Ryan Callahan to a six-year contract on Wednesday. According to multiple media reports the deal is for $34.8 million, or an average annual value of $5.8 million. “We are pleased to announce that we’ve reached an agreement on a six-year contract extension with Ryan,” Yzerman said. “He’s proven to be a fierce competitor and outstanding...
Via Sports-Glory
June 25, 2014  |  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

Lightning excited for future after moving past playoff disappointment

TAMPA, Fla. -- The end to this Tampa Bay Lightning campaign will always feel incomplete. We saw one team for 82 regular-season games, then another for the final four in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. One team excelled and prospered with so many questions, injuries and the March trade of arguably the franchise's best player ever. The other, with the exception of perhaps two or three...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning' Steven Stamkos to play game 4, Ben Bishop out longer

The Tampa Bay Lightning have announced that Steven Stamkos is expected to be in the line-up following last nights head on knee collision with Montreal Canadiens defenseman, Alexei Emelin. Stamkos left near the end of the second period on Sunday night after getting a knee to the head. Before leaving the ice with help from the training staff, he tried to get up on his own but stumbled...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Coach Interrupts Stamkos Presser With Q-and-A

((HT: Sportsnet))Tampa Bay Lightning star Steven Stamkos had to answer all those questions about "How ya feelin'?" since the knee in the back of the head he received last night in Game 3 of their playoff series with the Montreal Canadiens.Stamkos got a special guest in his scrum...And a "Seinfeld" reference, too...Not bad...
Via Online Sports Guys
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Steven Stamkos says he feels good, expects to play in Game 4

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Via Fox Sports Florida
April 21, 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...
Via NESN.com
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Video- Was Steven Stamkos Fine After Taking A Knee To His Head?

from Sean Fitz-Gerlad of the National Post, It was not clear whether Stamkos went through a concussion protocol off the ice. It was not clear whether he met with a doctor. Lightning coach Jon Cooper suggested Stamkos received medical clearance before he returned for the third period, but he was vague. “I can’t comment on the particulars,” Cooper said, in the Times...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning’s Steven Stamkos Dizzied After Taking Knee To Head (GIFs)

The latter part of the second period Sunday night played out like a horror movie for the Tampa Bay Lightning. Less than a minute after having a potential go-ahead goal wiped away thanks to a questionable goalie interference call, the Lightning appeared to have lost Steven Stamkos — unquestionably their best player — when the center took a hard knee to the head from Montreal...
Via NESN.com
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning's Steven Stamkos suffers possible concussion, returns to game

The NHL's concussion protocol may be in hot water after what happened during the second period of game three between the Montreal Canadiens and Tampa Bay Lightning.With 3:51 remaining in the second period, Steven Stamkos took a knee to the head that left him on the ice for minutes. He got tangled up with Brandon Prust and as Canadien Alexei Emelin tried to jump over Stamkos to...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Disallowed goal, knee to Stamkos’ head spoils Game 3 for Lightning

Game 3 for the Tampa Bay Lightning was not going to be easy. Down in a 2-0 hole, they had to try to claw their way out of it in one of the most intimidating buildings in the NHL, the Bell Centre. The setting alone is enough to give any player the yips, but the Lightning kept plugging away, tying the game and then apparently scoring the go-ahead goal in the second period. Unfortunately...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Disallowed goal, knee to Stamkos’ head spoils Game 3 for Lightning

Game 3 for the Tampa Bay Lightning was not going to be easy. Down in a 2-0 hole, they had to try to claw their way out of it in one of the most intimidating buildings in the NHL, the Bell Centre. The setting alone is enough to give any player the yips, but the Lightning kept plugging away, tying the game and then apparently scoring the go-ahead goal in the second period. Unfortunately...
Via Bloguin Best
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Steven Stamkos injured after getting hit in the head, leaves game

UPDATE: Third period underway, Stamkos back on the bench.During Game Three between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Montreal Canadiens, forward Steven Stamkos was injured on a scary collision after getting kneed in the head. The incident occured with less than five minutes remaining in the second period. He headed straight to the dressing. No update yet on his status. Watch the video...
Via Talk Hockey
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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