Martin St. Louis RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

    TheScore.com "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

    NHL.com "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

    NHL.com "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

    NHL.com "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

  • Martin St. Louis becomes oldest player to win NHL scoring title

    CBSSports.com "Martin St. Louis made history. The 37-year old Lightning center became the oldest player to win the league scoring title, finishing with a goal and an assist in Tampa Bay's 5-3 loss to the Florida Panthers in the season finale for two non-playoff teams on Saturday night. St. Louis won the..." April 28

  • St. Louis takes NHL scoring lead in win over Toronto

    Tampa Tribune "The playoff race for the Lightning ended long ago, but the scoring race is heating up. Marty St. Louis notched his seventh career hat trick to gain the league scoring lead in Tampa Bay’s 5-2 victory against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday in front of an announced crowd of 18,826 at The..." April 25

  • St. Louis won't play for Canada at world championship

    Tampa Bay Times "Safe to say that if Marty St. Louis wanted to play for Canada in next month's world championship, the right wing, whose 42 assists lead the league and whose 55 points are second, would have a spot. But St. Louis said he will pass on the tournament in Sweden and Finland because it is time to..." April 22

  • Wasted seasons for Bolts' Stamkos, St. Louis

    Tampa Tribune "The Lightning can't hit with runners on. The Rays need better goaltending. Wait, that's wrong. I'm getting our lousy local teams confused. Back to the Bolts, and something I just can't get out of my head: Tampa Bay's Steven Stamkos and Marty St. Louis - or Marty St. Louis and Steven..." April 18

  • Heart of Lightning franchise isn't going anywhere

    Tampa Tribune "Not sure how or why trade rumors that swirled regarding Marty St. Louis took flight, but they were spreading widely late last week. By midweek, shortly after Jarome Iginla was dealt to the Pittsburgh Penguins, St. Louis suddenly became the next big name on the trade market. Except he never..." March 31

  • Would Lightning's St. Louis want trade?

    Tampa Bay Times "Would Marty St. Louis ever leave the Lightning? Would Steve Yzerman consider trading him? Tho notion might not be as far-fetched as you think, and as the April 3 trade deadline gets closer — and if Tampa Bay completely loses its grasp on the playoff race — expect St. Louis and the general..." March 17

  • St. Louis starting to find form for Tampa Bay Lightning

    Tampa Tribune "Sometimes stats don't state the whole story. Lightning veteran RW Marty St. Louis entered Sunday with three goals and a league-high 11 assists through the first eight games of the season. While the points have been piling up, the former league MVP and scoring champion doesn't appear to be near..." February 04

  • Exit interview: Lightning's Marty St. Louis says, "We're not that far away. I totally believe that"

    Tampa Bay Times "Marty St. Louis, who will turn 37 in June, knows he's not getting any younger. But the Tampa Bay Lightning wing said he has faith the team will quickly bounce back from this season's disappointment and that general manager Steve Yzerman will make the right moves this summer. If he didn't believe..." April 24

  • Lightning star Marty St. Louis, others share Frozen Four memories

    Tampa Bay Times "Lightning star Marty St. Louis has been in his share of gut-wrenching, emotional games during his NHL career, with a thin line separating elation from devastation. To the wing, the Frozen Four, the NCAA championship that comes to Tampa this week, is a perfect storm of that excitement wrapped..." April 02

  • Tampa Bay celebrating 11 years of Lightning Marty Mania

    Tampa Bay Times "By now you have retraced every footstep he took on the road to nowhere. You know about the detours, and you know about the obstacles in the road. Eleven starts and already Knicks guard Jeremy Lin has his own mania. With every point, and with every pun, the legend swells. He is twice as big as..." February 28

  • Lightning beat Devils behind St. Louis' hat trick

    Tampa Tribune "The late-season version of the Tampa Bay Lightning resembles that of a boxer who has taken blow after blow only to maintain enough balance and composure to remain standing and deliver some counterpunches. Left for all but down and out following a blowout loss the day before, Tampa Bay rebounded..." February 27

  • Superstitious? Marty St. Louis? Let's talk about something else

    Tampa Bay Times "Marty St. Louis insists he is not superstitious. That the Lightning wing likes four pieces of gum in his locker before games; that he has worn the same torn, blue shirt under his jersey for six years; that teammate Vinny Lecavalier said, "You want to do something to him? Take his (stick) tape..." February 07

  • Old hands Marty, Vinny keep Bolts in playoff picture

    Tampa Tribune "Knowing when somebody is going to zig and when he is going to zag looks like intuition between teammates. It can't be practiced or mapped out. Sometimes, it just happens. Or, in the case of Lightning stars Vinny Lecavalier and Marty St. Louis, happens again. The Tampa Bay veterans have..." February 07

  • Marty St. Louis says Tampa Bay Lightning needs greater effort to get on a roll, shake "entitled" attitude

    Tampa Bay Times "There comes a time in every season going bad when someone — if that season is to be saved — forces those responsible to look in the mirror. That is what happened Monday at the Ice Sports Forum when wing Marty St. Louis said Lightning players, including himself, have not worked hard enough,..." January 10

  • St. Louis plans to wear visor

    Tampa Tribune "Two games into his rapid recovery from facial injuries, Tampa Bay Lightning alternate captain Marty St. Louis still finds himself adjusting to some new gear. St. Louis returned to action on Dec. 21, less than two weeks after being struck near his left eye with an errant puck on the morning of..." December 28

  • Lightning's Marty St. Louis gets game to build on in return from facial factures

    Tampa Bay Times "When he suffered scary facial injuries from being hit by a puck Dec. 8, not even Marty St. Louis expected to be playing less than two weeks later. But the Lightning right wing was happy to be back on the ice, even though it came in a 7-2 loss to San Jose on Wednesday. "Once it happened, if..." December 24

  • Lightning spoil St. Louis' return, lose 7-2 at San Jose

    Tampa Tribune "Not even the heroic return of Marty St. Louis was enough to wake up the Lightning late Wednesday night. Tampa Bay looked like it was nap time back east instead of game time out west. St. Louis made a surprise return to the lineup less than two weeks after being struck in the face with a puck,..." December 22