Steven Stamkos RUMORS & NEWS

  • Steven Stamkos returns to ice after taking puck to face in practice

    Larry Brown Sports "Steven Stamkos is doing fine despite a scare at Thursday’s Tampa Bay Lightning practice. Stamkos took a puck to the face during the Lightning’s morning skate on Thursday and left the ice. May 17

  • Stamkos, Hedman must shake off ugly starts for Lightning

    Pro Hockey Talk "The emergence of players such as Brayden Point and Yanni Gourde make the Tampa Bay Lightning the sort of varied, versatile team that can be downright intimidating. Still, to some extent, the buck stops with your biggest stars. Unfortunately for the Lightning,..." May 15

  • Bolts lead series despite getting minimal production from Stamkos, Kucherov

    Pro Hockey Talk "Despite getting minimal offensive production from their top two forwards, the Tampa Bay Lightning still have a 2-1 lead in their best-of-seven series against the Boston Bruins. Both Steven Stamkos and Nikita Kucherov have been quiet in the second round. Stamkos got his first point of the series..." May 04

  • Reminder: Steven Stamkos, NHL's forgotten superstar, is still among elite

    Sporting News "In three of the past four seasons, the Lightning have been one of the top teams in the NHL. Three years ago they were in the Stanley Cup Final, just two games away from winning the whole thing. They followed that up the next season by going all the way to Game 7 of the Eastern Conference..." April 28

  • Stamkos expected in Lightning lineup against Devils in Game 1 "Steven Stamkos was a full participant at Tampa Bay Lightning practice Wednesday and the center is expected to be in the lineup for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference First Round against the New Jersey Devils at Amalie Arena on Thursday (7 p.m. ET; NHLN, SN, TVAS2, SUN, MSG+) Stamkos missed the..." April 11

  • Steven Stamkos practices with Lightning, hopes to play Game 1 vs. Devils "Steven Stamkos was a full participant in practice with the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday and said he hopes to play in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference First Round against the New Jersey Devils at Amalie Arena on Thursday (7 p.m. ET; NHL Network, SN, TVAS, SUN, MSG+). The 28-year-old center..." April 09

  • Stamkos out for Lightning's final two games, expected back for playoffs "Steven Stamkos will not play in the Tampa Bay Lightning's last two regular-season games because of a lower-body injury, but he is expected to be ready to practice before the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The 28-year-old center, who sat out a 4-0 win against the Boston Bruins on Tuesday, has 86 points..." April 06

  • Stamkos to remain sidelined Friday vs. Sabres

    The Score "Steven Stamkos needs a little more rest. The Tampa Bay Lightning captain won't play Friday versus the Buffalo Sabres, marking his second straight missed game due to a nagging lower-body injury, coach Jon Cooper confirmed to Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News. Counting this contest, Stamkos..." April 06

  • Lightning’s Steven Stamkos officially out tonight vs. Bruins

    Tampa Tribune "As expected, C Steven Stamkos will not play tonight in the Lightning's showdown against the Bruins at Amalie Arena. Coach Jon Cooper said after the morning skate that the team has not made a decision yet on whether the lower body injury Stamkos suffered Sunday in the loss to Nashville will keep..." April 03

  • Lightning coach Jon Cooper: Don’t be ‘concerned’ about Steven Stamkos

    Tampa Bay Times "The Lightning plays the Bruins on Tuesday night in a game that likely will decide the Atlantic Division race, and Tampa Bay likely will do it without captain Steven Stamkos. Coach Jon Cooper said after Monday's practice that Stamkos was "questionable" with a lower body injury suffered in the..." April 02

  • Stamkos day to day after leaving Sunday's game with injury

    The Score "Steven Stamkos is listed as day to day with what the Tampa Bay Lightning continue to refer to as a lower-body injury, the club revealed Monday. The Lightning captain left Sunday's game against the Nashville Predators and didn't return, after which the club announced the same general nature of..." April 02