Steven Stamkos RUMORS & NEWS

  • Nikita Kucherov, Steven Stamkos will play Game 1 vs. Panthers

    The Score "Tampa Bay Lightning forwards Nikita Kucherov and Steven Stamkos will be in the lineup for Game 1 against the Florida Panthers on Sunday, head coach Jon Cooper said, per The Athletic's Joe Smith. Kucherov and Stamkos haven't started and..." May 15

  • Nikita Kucherov and Steven Stamkos likely to return for Tampa Bay’s first-round series

    Daily Faceoff "It looks like the Tampa Bay Lightning will finally be at full strength once the playoffs begin. Nikita Kucherov, who missed the entirety of the 2021 season with a hip injury, and Steven Stamkos, who was placed on the Injured Reserve back in mid-April with a lower-body injury, are..." May 14

  • Steven Stamkos hoping to be ready for Game 1 of playoffs

    The Score "Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos said Friday that his goal is to be ready for the postseason opener. "Everything seems to be trending in that direction," he said, according to's Caley Chelios. Stamkos has been out of the..." May 07

  • Jon Cooper 'extremely optimistic' Steven Stamkos will return when eligible

    The Score "Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper isn't worried about his captain remaining on long-term injured reserve for longer than the minimum length of time required. Cooper said Saturday that the club hopes Steven Stamkos can skate in 7-to-10 days, and the club is..." April 17

  • Lightning put Steven Stamkos on long-term IR with lower-body injury

    ESPN "The Tampa Bay Lightning have placed center Steven Stamkos on long-term injured reserve with a lower-body injury, the team announced Thursday. Stamkos has 34 points in 38 games this season, with 17 goals and 17 assists. Stamkos last played against..." April 16

  • Tampa Bay Lightning rule out Steven Stamkos vs. Predators

    Sportsnaut "Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos will miss Saturday night’s game against the Nashville Predators with an undisclosed injury, the team announced. Stamkos also is unlikely to play against the Predators on Tuesday night. “He’s not playing tonight and..." April 10

  • Steven Stamkos set to return vs. Panthers

    The Score "Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos says he's ready to return to action Monday against the Florida Panthers after a two-game absence, according to team reporter Bryan Burns. Stamkos confirmed he had a false positive test that placed him on the..." February 15

  • Tampa Bay Lightning's Steven Stamkos no longer on COVID-19 list

    ESPN "Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos has been removed from the NHL's COVID-19 list. Stamkos was one of five players added to the NHL's COVID-19 list Friday, but on Sunday no Lightning players were on the list. " February 14

  • Steven Stamkos placed on COVID-19 list

    The Score "Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos was placed on the NHL's COVID-19 protocol list, according to team reporter Bryan Burns. Stamkos, 31, didn't play against the Florida Panthers on Thursday due to a lower-body injury and missed practice Friday...." February 12

  • Lightning captain Steven Stamkos day-to-day with lower-body injury

    Sportsnet "Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos missed Thursday's game against the Florida Panthers with a lower-body injury. The forward is considered day-to-day. " February 11

  • No One Was More Stoked About Bucs Super Bowl Win Than Steven Stamkos

    Bardown "Even though he’s a born Toronto boy, no one reps Tampa Bay sports harder than Lightning captain Steven Stamkos. Obviously, he’s Mr. Tampa Bay Lightning, but he’s also a die-hard supporter of both the Rays and the Buccaneers. We’re all about that..." February 08

  • Steven Stamkos healthy to start Lightning camp after off-season surgery

    Sportsnet "Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos says he's healthy and ready for the start of training camp. Stamkos underwent surgery to repair a lower abdominal core muscle in October but has fully recovered and is feeling "comfortable on the ice" as camp..." January 03

  • Nikita Kucherov to miss 2021 season, but Steven Stamkos expected ready

    WFLA "Tampa Bay Lightning General Manager Julien BriseBois announced Wednesday during a press conference that right winger Nikita Kucherov will be out for the NHL regular season, but captain Steven Stamkos is expected to play opening night. BriseBois said Kucherov has a hip injury that..." December 23