Tag: Steven Stamkos

Canadiens sweep Lightning; await winner of Bruins-Red Wings

Carey Price, Montreal Canadiens.

The Tampa Bay Lightning and Montreal Canadiens entered the first-round of the Stanley Cup playoffs representing the newly formed Atlantic Division, with the third and fourth best records in the Eastern Conference. However, from the second the puck was dropped…

Martin St. Louis off to slow start with New York Rangers

Martin St. Louis, Tampa Bay Lightning, 1,000 games.

The New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning swapped captains last week on NHL trade deadline day. The deal sent last season’s Art Ross winner, Martin St. Louis, to the New York Rangers for Ryan Callahan, a first-round pick in…

The Bolts May Have Trouble Adjusting To Life After Martin St. Louis

Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman traded captain Martin St. Louis this past Wednesday under a cloud of controversy. The last remaining member of the 2004 Bolts Cup team requested a trade to the New York Rangers after being…

Martin St. Louis Named To Team Canada

Martin St. Louis, Tampa Bay Lightning, 1,000 games.

It was announced yesterday that Tampa Bay Lightning sniper Steven Stamkos will not be joining his fellow Canadians at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Less than twenty-four hours later, Team Canada’s brass, headed by Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman,…

Crosby and Stamkos to lead Team Canada’s offence in Sochi

Sidney Crosby, Penguins

In our celebrity obsessed society, it is always interesting when one icon reveals his/her thoughts about another. In Canada, there are few hockey players more popular than Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Steven Stamkos of the Tampa Bay…

Team Canada Sochi 2014: The Named and the Unnamed

Team Canada, 2014 Sochi.

After a lengthy, boring introduction that almost put general manager Steve Yzerman to sleep – possibly contributed to his momentary loss of concentration at the podium – Team Canada announced its highly anticipated roster in Toronto, Canada, today. I’ve never…

Team Canada’s forward depth guarantees surprising omissions from Olympic roster

Tomorrow morning, Team Canada will announce its final roster for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, and strictly due to an abundance of qualified forward options, there will be some interesting omissions. Dependant on how Canadian general manager Steve Yzerman…

Tampa Bay Lightning: Steven Stamkos spotted on the ice today

Steven Stamkos, Tampa Bay Lightning

I nearly cried (not actually) when Steven Stamkos incurred a broken tibia in early November (he’s on my pool team). You may have been worried too. However, you, like me, probably had an inkling that the superstar would defy the odds…

Tampa Bay Lightning: Steven Stamkos is walking again only two weeks after breaking his leg

Professional athletes really do heal fast. Only two weeks after suffering a broken tibia, Tampa Bay Lightning superstar and Team Canada sure-bet Steven Stamkos is already up and walking around without the assistance of crutches or a boot. He met…