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Steve Stamkos will be out 6-8 weeks for Tampa Bay due to a core muscle injury for which he will have surgery Monday.
This will put Stamkos out for the rest of the regular season, but he could possibly return for the second round of the Eastern Conference Playoffs. This season in 57 games the Lightning captain has 29 goals and 37 assists.
Steven Stamkos had an assist and three shots on goal against Ottawa.
Stamkos has been all over the score sheet of late. He has 10 points in the past 10 games. He is a must-start.
Steven Stamkos did not participate in Tampa Bay's win over the Ducks on Saturday.
Stamkos remains day-to-day with a lower-body injury.
Steven Stamkos recorded an assist against the Sabres on Saturday. He also had 6 shots on goal in the contest.
Stamkos continues to lead the Lightning offensively. He has 15 points in 15 games this season.
Steven Stamkos scored a goal against the Predators on Saturday. He had 3 shots on goal in the contest.
Steven Stamkos has had a productive start to the season. He leads Tampa Bay with 11 points on the year.