Stamkos (lower-body) will not be a full participant in training camp but is expected to be ready for the round-robin.
When the season was paused, Stamkos was out after undergoing surgery to repair a core muscle injury. He was 100 percent healthy in his return to the ice but suffered a new lower-body injury in a training session in Tampa Bay. Still, GM Julien BriseBois fully expects Stamjos to be ready for the round-robin that starts for the Lighting on August 3rd.
Stamkos underwent surgery to repair a core muscle injury and will miss 6-to-8 weeks.
Stamkos will undergo a surgical procedure Monday and will miss at least six weeks. That will keep Stamkos sidelined through the rest of the regular season but he should be ready during round one of the playoffs.
Stamkos (undisclosed) is not expected to play on Thursday.
Stamkos left Tuesday's game vs. the Maple Leafs when an old injury popped back up. Stamkos is not on the ice for the morning skate, so don't expect him to play tonight vs. the Blackhawks. Ondrej Palat moved up to the top line after Stamkos left Tuesday's game and Mitchell Stephens was recalled from the AHL on Wednesday.
Stamkos (lower-body) left Tuesday's game and did not return.
Head coach Jon Cooper said that the injury that Stamkos has been dealing with came up again. Stamkos has only missed a total of six games this season but has been dealing with a lower-body injury on-and-off. With Tampa Bay sitting comfortably in second in the Atlantic Division, don't be surprised if Stamkos misses some time to ensure he's 100 percent for the playoffs.
Source: Joe Smith 02/26/20, 11:01 am EST
Stamkos (lower-body) will not play Tuesday; hopeful he'll be back on Thursday.
Stamkos (lower-body) will not play on Monday.
Stamkos did not come out for the Lightning's morning skate and will not play tonight in Columbus. Stamkos is day-to-day with a lower-body injury, so Mathieu Joseph was recalled from Syracuse (AHL) and will draw into the lineup. Ondrej Palat will move to the top-line with Brayden Point and Nikita Kucherov.
Stamkos (lower-body) will return to the Lightning lineup on Friday.
Stamkos missed the last three games with a lower-body injury but will play Saturday in Washington. Stamkos, who has 20 points (7G / 13A) in 19 games this season, will skate on a line with Alex Killorn and Anthony Cirelli in his return to the lineup.
Stamkos (lower-body) won't play Monday but is expected to play this week.
Head coach Jon Cooper called Stamkos "day-to-dayish" and said he hopes he'll play by the end of the week. With Stamkos out, the Lightning are leaning heavily on the Anthony Cirelli line for secondary scoring. After tonight, Tampa Bay has three more games this week--Wednesday vs. St. Louis, Friday in Washington and Saturday vs. Carolina.
Source: Joe Smith 11/25/19, 11:32 am EST
Stamkos (undisclosed) is on the ice for warmups; expected to play in St. Louis.
Stamkos (undisclosed) will be a game-time decision on Tuesday.
Stamkos missed the morning skate but head coach Jon Cooper expects him to play on Tuesday. Cory Conacher was brought up from the AHL in case Stamkos can't play. Stamkos is currently on a five-game point streak, posting two goals and six assists (eight points) during that stretch.
Stamkos (lower-body) will be in the Lightning lineup for Game 1.
Stamkos (lower-body) practiced on Monday and is expected to play in Game 1.
Stamkos missed the final three games of the regular season but it was mostly just to ensure he would be ready for the start of the postseason. Stamkos had another good season, picking up 86 points (27G / 59A) in 78 games and will look forward to actually being healthy for the playoffs this season.
Source: Joe Smith 04/9/18, 11:33 am EST
Stamkos (lower-body) will miss the final two games of the regular season.
Stamkos will miss his second straight game with a lower-body injury and won’t play on Saturday either. This isn’t surprising as the Lightning obviously want their star centre to be good-to-go for the playoffs. The plan right now is to have Stamkos practice next week ahead of the postseason.
Stamkos (lower-body) will not play on Tuesday.
Even though Tuesday’s game is really important for the Lightning, Stamkos just isn’t quite ready to play after re-aggravating a nagging lower-body injury on Sunday. With Stamkos out, Brayden Point will centre the Lighting’s top line with Nikita Kucherov and J.T. Miller.
Source: Joe Smith 04/3/18, 11:06 am EST
Stamkos (lower-body) is questionable for Tuesday.
Stamkos left Sunday’s game against the Predators and did not return. Tomorrow is a crucial game for the Lightning as they play host to their Atlantic Division foe, the Boston Bruins. Monitor Stammer’s status during the Lightning’s morning skate, his availability for that should be directly related to his availability for the game.
Source: Bryan Burns 04/2/18, 1:32 pm EST
Stamkos (lower-body) will return to the Lightning lineup on Thursday.
Source: Joe Smith 03/29/18, 4:07 pm EST
Stamkos (lower-body) will not be in the Lightning lineup on Monday.
This is a tough break for owners who are relying on Stamkos in the finals this week, but it head coach Jon Cooper said it is not a long-term injury. Stamkos is listed as day-to-day and should travel for the Lightning's back-to-back in Boston/New York later this week.
Stamkos (knee) will not play on Friday.
Source: Joe Smith 04/7/17, 2:22 pm EST
Stamkos (knee) will not play on Thursday.
Stamkos (knee) will not play on Saturday.
Source: Joe Smith 04/1/17, 7:28 am EST