Martin St. Louis RUMORS & NEWS

  • Now-retired St. Louis says teams were interested: 'Do I think I can still play? Yeah'

    Pro Hockey Talk "It was just two days into free agency when Martin St. Louis announced his retirement from professional hockey — and it turns out there were some suitors for his services during that 48-hour window. “I knew there were teams interested,” St. Louis said on Monday, while meeting the media to..." July 21

  • Martin St. Louis announces retirement from NHL "Forward Martin St. Louis announced his retirement Thursday. He had 21 goals and 52 points in 74 games with the New York Rangers last season, the final year of his contract. "I have been blessed to play for 16 years in the NHL; it has been an amazing ride,” St. Louis said in a release issued by..." July 02

  • Rangers won't re-sign St. Louis

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Martin St. Louis era in New York is apparently over. Per the Post, the Rangers won’t be bringing back the 40-year-old veteran for a third season with the club. The news doesn’t come as a huge surprise — the Rangers don’t have a ton of financial wiggle room with new deals still needed for..." June 27

  • Do Devils have interest in Martin St. Louis?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Do the Devils have interest in veteran winger Martin St. Louis? The Rangers' sniper, who will become an unrestricted free agent, has apparently let it be known that he is not going to retire. There have been suggestions that the Devils could have some interest in the 40-year-old St. Louis...." June 26

  • Rangers very unlikely to re-sign St. Louis

    Pro Hockey Talk "Martin St. Louis pushed for a trade from Tampa Bay to the New York Rangers, but after a little more than a season with the team, his tenure is likely over, according to the New York Post. Per Larry Brooks: Meanwhile, it also can be pretty much etched in stone that if Martin St. Louis chooses..." June 15

  • Is this the end for Martin St. Louis?

    Pro Hockey Talk "Martin St. Louis is mere weeks away from celebrating his 40th birthday and shortly after that his current contract with the New York Rangers will expire. He’s not sure if another deal is in the cards. “I’m going to get a chance to reflect and think about it and go from there,” St. Louis said,..." June 02

  • St. Louis: Lightning just a team in the way

    Tampa Bay Times "One of the biggest storylines heading into the Eastern Conference Final is former Lightning captain Marty St. Louis facing his old team. St. Louis, arguably the greatest player in franchise history, acknowledges there's history here, having forced a trade to the Rangers at last year's..." May 16

  • Demote St. Louis? The bold shakeup Rangers must consider

    New York Post "This won’t be over until the Rangers say it is over, because for all of the disappointing play in this Round 2, it would be a gross mistake to underestimate this team’s abundance of resolve and character. So let’s see what the Rangers have to say in Game 5 at the Garden on Friday before we..." May 08

  • Rangers’ St. Louis: ‘No doubt’ I want to re-sign

    Sportsnet "Martin St. Louis has already bagged his 11th 20-goal NHL season and has every intention of going for a 12th. “What else would I be if I wasn’t a hockey player? I have no clue,” the 40-year-old told Larry Brooks of the New York Post. “It’s all I know. It’s all I want to be.” St. Louis..." April 10

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    Larry Brooks @NYP_Brooksie

    Expectation from St. Louis and Vigneault is that winger will return from knee injury Thursday in Minny. First full practice tomorrow.

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    Andrew Gross @AGrossRecord

    Both Marty St. Louis and Vigneault confirm St. Louis will make his return from a sprained right MCL tomorrow night here in Minnesota.

  • This Rangers’ key offensive cog expected to return against Wild

    New York Post "Barring an unforeseen development, Martin St. Louis should return to the Rangers’ lineup Thursday night against the Wild in Minneapolis. St. Louis has missed eight games, including Tuesday’s 3-2 victory over the Jets, with the MCL sprain he suffered late in the March 15 Garden match against the..." April 01

  • Martin St. Louis skates for first time since spraining MCL

    Newsday "Marty St. Louis, sidelined with a sprained MCL in his right knee, skated Thursday for the first time since the March 15th injury and was pleased with the progress in his rehab. But the initial estimate of how much time he might miss -- 10 to 14 days -- was too short. "My next step is to see..." March 26

  • Rangers forward Martin St. Louis out 10-14 days with lower-body injury

    New York Daily News "There's yet another Ranger on the shelf. The Rangers announced Monday afternoon that forward Martin St. Louis will miss 10-14 days with a lower-body injury he sustained Sunday night against the Panthers. The Blueshirts are already without goaltender Henrik Lundqvist (partially torn blood vessel..." March 16

  • Martin St. Louis returns to Tampa Bay and ‘expects the worst’

    New York Post "Martin St. Louis walked into the Amalie Arena interview room and nearly stopped himself, stunned by how full it was — wall-to-wall reporters, photographers and cameramen squeezing into each inch of the place. “Oh, geez,” the 39-year-old right wing whispered to himself. If his 12-minute press..." November 26

  • Lightning, Martin St. Louis approach true ending for their split

    Fox Sports Florida "It has been eight months since team and captain parted ways with chilly feelings. Eight months have passed since both began new eras. Eight months have passed since a 14-year partnership ended after an awkward build-up to a blockbuster trade and confusing emotions left behind. Eight months..." November 25

  • St. Louis playing an all-around game, but one thing’s missing

    New York Post "Martin St. Louis is doing just about everything for the Rangers this season. He has a team-leading five assists and is tied with Rick Nash with a plus-6 to lead the Blueshirts. Still, through seven games, St. Louis has only one goal. But if the inability to find the back of the net through..." October 23

  • Rangers to experiment with St. Louis at center

    Pro Hockey Talk "With Derek Stepan‘s injury making an already weaker-at-center New York Rangers team that much more vulnerable down the middle, head coach Alain Vigneault is experimenting with Martin St. Louis as a pivot for at least a preseason game or two. “He says other than the faceoffs he’s pretty..." October 02

  • Rangers' Martin St. Louis on club's predicament: We have a chance to do something special

    Newark Star-Ledger "Rangers winger Martin St. Louis wasn't looking at a glass completely empty. He was looking at a glass that has a chance to be filled. "We have a chance to do something special," St. Louis said, referring to a comeback from an 0-3 deficit against the Los Angeles Kings in the Stanley Cup..." June 11

  • St. Louis the hero as Rangers win OT thriller, take 3-1 lead

    New York Post "It was ugly, disjointed and undisciplined, and then in one quick flick of Martin St. Louis’ wrists, all of the maladies faded. What was left for the Rangers was pure bliss, a 3-2 overtime win over the Canadiens in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference final, and just one win between the Blueshirts..." May 26

  • St. Louis, Rangers push Penguins to brink

    New York Post "Standing flatfooted seemingly just waiting for the season to end less than a week ago, the Rangers suddenly were picked up on a huge wave of emotion, one with origins in deep sadness, and one that is now carrying them to a decisive showdown. Following Sunday night’s 3-1 win over the Penguins at..." May 12

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    Elliotte Friedman @FriedgeHNIC

    Alain Vigneault just told assembled media that Martin St. Louis will play tonight for the Rangers. His mother passed away yesterday.

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    Steve Zipay @stevezipay

    #NYR not skating this am. Status of Martin St. Louis for tonight's game remains unclear. His mother died yesterday.

  • St. Louis: Trade to Rangers ‘was best for me, family’

    Tampa Tribune "In capping off a whirlwind day, former Tampa Bay Lightning captain Marty St. Louis spoke to the media in New York hours after his trade request was granted. St. Louis made his debut with the New York Rangers, playing 20 minutes, 11 seconds with three shots on goal and was a minus-1 in New..." March 06

  • St. Louis to Lightning fans: ‘I’m sorry’

    Pro Hockey Talk "Martin St. Louis got what he wished for – a trade from the Tampa Bay Lightning to the New York Rangers – but he left a lot of jilted fans in the process. The Bolts’ former captain left a letter behind to Lightning fans to say thanks … and sorry. “I respect the fact that many of you do not agree..." March 05

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenlze

    Confirmed: New York Rangers trade Ryan Callahan, 1st and 2nd round pick to the Tampa Bay Lightning for Martin St.louis. #NHL

  • NHL trade deadline looms over Marty St. Louis reports

    Tampa Tribune "Could Marty St. Louis’ final days with the Lightning be played out in St. Louis? Tampa Bay finishes a four-game road trip on Tuesday against the Blues and will not play again until after Wednesday’s 3 p.m. NHL trade deadline. That is the backdrop for Tampa Bay amid reports St. Louis..." March 04

  • Martin St. Louis only willing to go to Rangers

    Blueshirt Banter "While the rumors surrounding Ryan Callahan, Martin St. Louis, and a potential trade have certainly heated up, there hasn't been anything so definitive to really inspire any true assurance a deal will get done. And while there's no knowing whether or not Tampa Bay will trade St. Louis, we now..." February 26

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    Arthur Staple @StapeNewsday

    In just-posted blog: Heard from three different NHL people that Marty St. Louis did request a trade last month from Lightning...

  • Rangers get no traction on Callahan-St. Louis swap

    New York Post "Reigning Art Ross Trophy winner and Canadian gold medal winner Martin St. Louis’ name has been in and out of play with the Rangers since Jan. 7, when he was bypassed by Team Canada (and Tampa Bay) general manager Steve Yzerman for his country’s Olympic roster, but no trade is pending that would..." February 24

  • St. Louis asked for a trade after being left off Team Canada

    The Score "Apparently the snub that originally had Tampa Bay Lightning forward Martin St. Louis on the outside looking in on the Sochi Olympics went over terribly. St. Louis' own general manager Steve Yzerman selected Canada's team. Sportsnet's Nick Kypreos reports St. Louis asked for a trade after the team..." February 24

  • Nothing comes easy on St. Louis’ Olympic journey

    Tampa Tribune "Every step throughout his career, every door that opened in front of him, Marty St. Louis pushed his way through. After being passed over by major junior programs, he went on to be a Hobey Baker finalist at the University of Vermont. After being passed over by NHL teams, he became a two-time..." February 13

  • Babcock: St. Louis voted unanimously as Stamkos’ replacement

    Pro Hockey Talk "Philadelphia Flyers owner Ed Snider might not like it, but there was no fierce debate among Team Canada’s coaches and management after Steven Stamkos was ruled out for the Olympics. The group held a formal vote and St. Louis was unanimously chosen over Flyers captain Claude Giroux and the..." February 08

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    Stephen Whyno @SWhyno

    Marty St. Louis replaces Steven Stamkos on Canada's Olympic team.

  • St. Louis to take Stamkos' place on Canadian roster "Tampa Bay Lightning captain Martin St. Louis has been selected to replace Steven Stamkos on Canada's roster for the 2014 Sochi Olympics, Hockey Canada announced Thursday morning. St. Louis will be going to his second Olympics, having played for Canada in 2006. It'll be his first international..." February 06

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    Missy Zielinski @Missy_Zielinski

    Martin St. Louis did not practice today due to illness. Cooper said Hedman looked good today, should play Thursday. #TBLightning

  • Yzerman delivers cruelest 'No' of all

    Tampa Tribune "A few weeks ago, I spoke with Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman. The subject turned to the Olympics, Team Canada. Yzerman is again executive director, having helped build the gold-medal team that won in Vancouver. The subject turned to the selection for the 2014 Games in Sochi,..." January 08

  • St. Louis adjusts offensive mentality

    Tampa Bay Times "W Marty St. Louis said when things are going bad, a team looks to its veterans for reassurance. And on an extremely young Lightning team, St. Louis, the 38-year-old captain, has shouldered the responsibility of helping it handle the loss of star C Steven Stamkos (broken right tibia). "I know..." December 29

  • Bolts’ St. Louis reaches 1000th career game

    Tampa Tribune "The first step on a 1,000-game journey through the NHL for Tampa Bay Lightning captain Marty St. Louis started more than 5,000 miles away from where he took the ice for his milestone moment Tuesday night. As an undrafted, undersized rookie with the Calgary Flames, St. Louis began his career at..." November 20

  • Lightning await word on St. Louis' injury

    Tampa Tribune "The thudding sound of puck striking skate boot could clearly be heard throughout the Forum early in the third period Tuesday night. The puck came flying off the stick of Los Angeles defenseman Drew Doughty at the 4:36 mark of the third period during a Kings power play. The skate boot belonged..." October 18

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    Michael Russo @Russostrib

    Martin St. Louis gametime decision says Cooper. That'll determine if Connolly plays #TBLightning

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    Damian Cristodero @LightningTimes

    St. Louis out with lower-body injury. Team says he is day to day.

  • Marty St. Louis misses practice with lower body injury

    Tampa Bay Times "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..." October 16

  • Lightning make choice: Captain Marty

    Tampa Tribune "In the end the choice was simple. Marty St. Louis is the new Lightning captain. The announcement was made Tuesday night during a meet-the-team function at the Mahaffey Theatre. With Dave Andreychuk — captain of the 2004 Stanley Cup championship team — standing on the stage Tampa Bay coach..." October 02

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    Damian Cristodero @LightningTimes

    The Lightning's new captain is Marty St. Louis. Well deserved.

  • Stamkos on St. Louis: 'He deserves a chance to wear the C'

    Tampa Bay Times "One of the more intriguing questions during Lightning training camp will be who will be the new team captain. Speculation naturally surrounds stars linemates and friends Marty St. Louis and Steven Stamkos. Stamkos on Tuesday the day before the start of camp at the Tampa Bay Times Forum said St...." September 11

  • Marty St. Louis wins his third Lady Byng Trophy

    Tampa Bay Times "Lightning right wing Marty St. Louis won the Lady Byng Memorial Award after leading the league with 60 points on 17 goals and a league-best 43 assists with just 14 penalty minutes. It is the third time St. Louis has won the trophy given for sportsmanship in a vote by the Professional Hockey..." June 14

  • Kane, Moulson, St. Louis up for Lady Byng "Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks, Matt Moulson of the New York Islanders and Martin St. Louis of the Tampa Bay Lightning have been named the finalists for the 2013 Lady Byng Memorial Trophy, awarded "to the player adjudged to have exhibited the best type of sportsmanship and gentlemanly..." May 16

  • Lightning's Marty St. Louis up for players' union honor

    Tampa Tribune "Tampa Bay Lightning forward Marty St. Louis is a finalist for the Ted Lindsay Award, given annually to the National Hockey League's most outstanding player as voted upon by members of the NHL Players' Association. Other finalists for the 2012-13 award announced Thursday by the NHLPA were center..." May 11

  • Crosby, Ovechkin, St. Louis named Lindsay finalists "Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin and Martin St. Louis of the Tampa Bay Lightning were announced Thursday as the finalists for the 2013 Ted Lindsay Award. The award is presented annually to the most outstanding player in the NHL, as voted by fellow..." May 09