Lightning captain Marty St. Louis missed Wednesday's practice with what the team said was a lower-body injury. There was no other immediate information though St. Louis apparently was seen leaving the Tampa Bay Times Forum wearing a walking boot.

St. Louis who had two goals and three points in Tuesday's 5-1 victory over the Kings took a Drew Doughty slap shot off a foot about five minutes into the third period while killing a penalty. He finished the game but walked with a noticeable limp as he left the locker room after the game.

St. Louis 38 is off to a terrific start with four goals and 10 points in his first six games. His 10 points are second in the league behind Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby.