Steven Stamkos RUMORS & NEWS

  • Steven Stamkos skating, 'progressing well'

    Tampa Bay Times "Lightning captain Steven Stamkos is back on the ice. Stamkos, out since mid-November knee surgery, has been skating on his own, including before Tuesday's morning skate. Stamkos was in full gear Tuesday, working with assistant coach Brad Lauer. Stamkos did stickhandling, shooting, even taking..." February 21

  • Yzerman: Stamkos' recovery 'right on course'

    Tampa Bay Times "Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman said while there's still no definite return date for captain Steven Stamkos, he's "right on course" in his recovery from knee surgery. Yzerman, speaking Thursday on the team's online morning skate show, said Stamkos visited with his surgeon last week and..." February 03

  • Can the Lightning withstand a lengthy Stamkos absence?

    Puck Drunk Love "To start off with the obvious, it sucks for the Lightning to lose Steven Stamkos. There’s no doubt it hurts them. By any measure, he’s one of the league’s most prolific scorers. Since entering the NHL, he’s been second only to Alex Ovechkin in terms of scoring rate. Despite prior injuries, he..." November 19

  • Yzerman: 'Not realistic' to replace Stamkos with high-priced player

    Tampa Bay Times "Losing captain Steven Stamkos for four months leaves a considerable void, taking one of the league's top scorers out of the lineup. But don't expect the Lightning to use the trade route to make up for the loss. Putting Stamkos on long-term injured reserve would create some salary cap..." November 18

  • Stamkos to have surgery, could miss four months

    Tampa Bay Times "It looks like the Lightning might have to play without captain Steven Stamkos for most of this season. Stamkos is scheduled to undergo surgery in Vail, Col to repair a torn lateral meniscus in his right knee, with a four-month recovery period a safe estimate. TSN's Bob McKenzie was first to..." November 17

  • Steven Stamkos out indefinitely with a lateral meniscus tear

    Sportsnet "Tampa Bay Lightning‘s general manager Steve Yzerman has announced that captain Steven Stamkos is out indefinitely with a lateral meniscus tear. The 26-year-old left Tuesday’s 4-3 win over the Detroit Red Wings." November 17

  • Loss of captain Steven Stamkos huge blow to Tampa Bay Lightning, but they've dealt with it before

    ESPN "Losing Steven Stamkos for any length of time is a terrifying thought for the Tampa Bay Lightning. The team's captain appeared to have injured his right leg during the first period of a 4-3 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night. Lightning coach Jon Cooper did not give reporters an update..." November 16

  • Steven Stamkos leaves game with lower-body injury

    NHL.com "Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos suffered a lower-body injury in the first period of the Bolts' road game at Detroit and will not return to the game, the team announced. While on the penalty kill near the midpoint of the opening period, Stamkos got up off the ice and skated gingerly..." November 16

  • Steven Stamkos: Booing 'ultimate sign of respect'

    NHL.com "Toronto Maple Leafs fans joined a rather exclusive club on Tuesday. When fans at Air Canada Centre decided to boo Tampa Bay Lightning center and native son Steven Stamkos for spurning the Maple Leafs' overtures and forsaking unrestricted free agency to re-sign with the team that drafted him, it..." October 26

  • Stamkos really cares about playing in World Cup: 'It's huge'

    Sportsnet "It’s natural to approach the reborn World Cup with some level of skepticism. What, observers wonder, will this thing look, feel and be like when the lights go up at the Air Canada Centre? Landing at a time on the calendar usually reserved for NHL exhibition games and using a somewhat..." September 06

  • For Tavares and Stamkos, a chance to complete some unfinished business

    Toronto Sun "Come Sept. 17, two of the Greater Toronto Area's most gifted hockey-playing native sons will step onto the Air Canada Centre ice, beaming with pride at being able to wear that beloved maple leaf on their chests. Sorry, Toronto, but not THAT maple leaf. The logo in question here is red and..." September 06