Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos voted to All-Star game

Tragedy in Toronto hits close to home for Stamkos, Lightning

TAMPA – Some moments transcend sport and bring about pause and reflection.
Sadly, they seem to be more and more prevalent and hit closer and closer to home.
Monday’s tragedy outside in Toronto, where a man drove a cargo van down a pedestrian area and killed 10 people and injured more than a dozen others, did just that for Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos and other members of the team.
But for Stamkos, it was close to home – literally.
Stamkos grew up in Markham, Ontario, a suburb north of Toronto. The scene of the tragedy took place in North York which is about 20 minutes south of M...


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