Steven Stamkos RUMORS & NEWS

  • NHL fines Stamkos, Hayes and Killorn after Rangers and Lightning water squirt battle

    Sporting News "New York Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault laughed and said "boys will be boys" Thursday after his Blueshirts skated to a 2-1 overtime victory over the Lightning down in Tampa. His quip was in reply to a question about an early third-period sequence in which a squirt of water led to a response..." November 03

  • Lightning's Steven Stamkos scores first goal in nearly a year

    Sporting News "It took almost 11 months, but Steven Stamkos is back to scoring goals. The Tampa Bay Lightning star tallied in the second-period of a game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday to add to his goal total for the first time since Nov. 15, 2016. Stamkos received a pass from Vladislav..." October 13

  • Can Steven Stamkos make it all the way back?

    Tampa Bay Times "Someone joked with Steven Stamkos that they knew his right knee was ready when they saw a clip of him dancing at his June wedding. "They didn't see me ice it after," said Stamkos, smiling. Whether Stamkos, 27, can return to his elite form is the No. 1 burning question in the NHL, as The..." October 04

  • Steven Stamkos making exhibition debut for Lightning

    Tampa Bay Times "Lightning captain Steven Stamkos is curious how he'll feel - and play - in tonight's exhibition game against Nashville. "I think everybody is," assistant coach Todd Richards said. Stamkos, 27, hasn't played in a game since tearing the lateral meniscus in his right knee Nov. 15 against..." September 22

  • Stamkos: 'I haven't looked this forward to a training camp in a long time'

    Sportsnet "Over the past few years, Tampa Bay Lightning star Steven Stamkos has dealt with more than his fair share of injuries. In 2014, a broken leg kept him from representing Canada at the Olympics and shortened his NHL season to 37 games. In 2016, the Lightning reached the Eastern Conference final, which..." September 05

  • Stamkos expected to be ready by Lightning training camp

    Pro Hockey Talk "Injuries from last season make for cloudy projections regarding the Tampa Bay Lightning’s 2017-18 expectations, and that especially applies to a situation likely to spill over with Steven Stamkos. Back in November, he underwent surgery on his knee, which essentially derailed his 2016-17..." August 01