Steven Stamkos
C/RW TB
3 months ago

Stamkos, who agreed to an eight-year, $68 million contract extension with the Lightning on Wednesday, likely could have hit the open market as an unrestricted free agent on July 1 while commanding a higher salary with another club, but the state of Florida has no income tax which is believed to have helped the Lightning retain him at a relatively low rate, the Tampa Bay Times reports.

EDGE Analysis

Stamkos just finished out a ...

Steven Stamkos
C/RW TB
3 months ago

Stamkos agreed to an eight-year, $8.5 million contract extension with the Lightning on Wednesday, ESPN's Craig Custance reports.

EDGE Analysis

Talk about a stunner. All was ...

Steven Stamkos
C/RW TB
3 months ago

Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman has not ruled out the possibility of executing a sign-and-trade agreement with Stamkos, a pending unrestricted free agent, the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Steven Stamkos
C/RW TB
3 months ago

Nothing has changed in contract talks between Stamkos and the Lightning, reports Sportsnet.ca. The center becomes a free agent on July 1.

EDGE Analysis

General manager Steve Yzerman ...

Steven Stamkos
C/RW TB
4 months ago

Stamkos insists he "hopes to be back" in a Lightning uniform next season, reports the Tampa Bay Times. The Lightning has reportedly offered him an eight-year deal with an $8.5 million annual average.

Steven Stamkos
C/RW TB
4 months ago

Stamkos returned from his upper-body injury Thursday night, logging 11:55 of ice time in the Game 7 loss to the Penguins.

EDGE Analysis

Stamkos was a surprise ...

Steven Stamkos
C/RW TB
4 months ago

Stamkos (upper body) will return to the lineup for Thursday's pivotal Game 7 against the Penguins, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.

EDGE Analysis

It's a somewhat strange turn of ...

Steven Stamkos
C/RW TB
4 months ago

Stamkos (upper body) told reporters there has been "no status change" in his health and ruling himself out for Game 7 on Thursday against the Penguins, Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

EDGE Analysis

Despite initial indications that...

Steven Stamkos
C/RW TB
4 months ago

Stamkos (upper body) said he experienced his "best day yet on ice" Tuesday, but added that his status hasn't changed for the evening's Game 6 against the Penguins, Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Steven Stamkos
C/RW TB
4 months ago

Stamkos' (upper body) status hasn't changed, indicating he will once again sit out as the Bolts prepare for Game 5 Sunday against the Penguins, Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times reports.