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Steven Stamkos Stretchered Off with Leg Injury in Boston, Broken Tibia

Steven Stamkos
Nov 11 2013
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UPDATE: According to TSN’s Aaron Ward, Steven Stamkos has a broken tibia and will require surgery.

 

The Bruins and Lightning were playing a rare Monday afternoon NHL game when tragedy struck for Tampa Bay’s star centre Steven Stamkos.  Stamkos was back checking hard on Bruins defenceman Dougie Hamilton when he fell and collided hard with the Tampa goal post.  He stayed down for several minutes clutching his right leg before being stretchered off the ice.

 

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Stamkos is leading the NHL with 14 goals so far this season, he is also tied with Sidney Crosby for the league lead with 23 points. There is no doubt that this injury is a major blow to the Tampa Bay Lightning. However depending on how bad the injury is, it could also be a blow to Team Canada and the Olympic Team in Sochi.

Tampa Bay is currently leading the NHL’s Eastern Conference with 24 points in 16 games this season.

 

More to come

 

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