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Steven Stamkos Unlikely to Return This Postseason

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Stamkos Unlikely to Return Tampa Bay Lightning captain and star center Steven Stamkos has been dealing with a blood clot that has kept him out of action since April 4. He admitted on Thursday that there’s a very real possibility that he may not play at all this postseason. He spoke to the media after taking part in the team’s ...

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Lightning In Dangerous Groove

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Lightning Thriving Without Stamkos There were many who had their doubts about the Tampa Bay Lightning. After all, it’s reasonable to do just that when a team loses a star the caliber of Steven Stamkos. So after the star center went out with a blood clot, many wondered just how far the Lightning could go in the playoffs. Well 10 ...

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Steven Stamkos Doesn’t Deserve Kane, Toews Money

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Stamkos isn’t at max-deal level It’s been one of the most talked about storylines in the NHL this season. Steven Stamkos and the Tampa Bay Lightning jockeying back and forth, trying to determine just what kind of deal, if any, could keep him in the blue and white for the bulk of his remaining career. An offer wasn’t made until ...

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Buffalo Sabres: Steven Stamkos Should Not Be Top FA Target

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Stamkos is top prize, but shouldn’t be Sabres priority Despite an offer on the table from the Tampa Bay Lightning, Steven Stamkos remains the top target in the upcoming free agent class and with good reason. Over the past five seasons, Stamkos has established himself as one of the premier goal-scorers in the game. Only Alex Ovechkin has more goals ...

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Lightning finally make contract offer to Steven Stamkos

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It took a little longer than anyone on either side may have liked, but the Tampa Bay Lightning have finally extended a contract offer to franchise center Steven Stamkos. Elliotte Friedman reports that the Lightning have offered Stamkos an eight-year pact worth $68 million total. That’s a yearly salary cap hit of $8.5 million. He is in the final season of ...

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Zach Parise has advice for Steven Stamkos

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If there is anyone who understands just what Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos is going through as a pending free agent, it’s Minnesota Wild winger Zach Parise. After all, it wasn’t all that long ago that Parise was back in New Jersey, the only franchise he’d ever known to that point, with free agency looming. He would play out ...

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Rocket Richard Trophy contenders and dark horses

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  With the 2015-16 season right around the corner, it’s only natural that the anticipation reach a fever pitch and we start discussing who will be standing at the podium at the end of the season. This season, the Maurice “Rocket” Richard Trophy, awarded to the league’s top goal-scorer, looks like it will be a fun race. There’s the usual ...

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Could Steven Stamkos leave Tampa Bay?

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With the NHL Draft behind us and the doldrums of summer laying ahead, this is about the time everyone in the hockey world starts looking around for something to talk about. But with nothing actually happening, what is there to discuss? One can only discuss the upcoming season so much without it being pure speculation, after all. Well how about ...

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Why would anyone want to play in Toronto?

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A long time ago, I realized I couldn’t ever really be a journalist. I know, you’re probably reading this and mumbling “because you realized how awful your writing is?” HAHAHA YOU’RE HILARIOUS. While that’s certainly part of it, it’s more about my lack of objectivity. Mostly that I don’t have it. Like Bill Simmons, I don’t think I could ever ...

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Watch: Steven Stamkos scores hat trick against Canadiens

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Steven Stamkos hat trick Monday led the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 7-1 win against the Montreal Canadiens at Amalie Arena. It was Stamkos’ eighth career hat trick, tying him with Martin St. Louis for the franchise record. “Overall I thought that this was our best performance of the season so far from start to finish,” Stamkos said. “It was our most consistent on ...

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