TAMPA – Throughout the Tampa Bay Lighting run through the NHL playoff bubble, across two time zones, one underlying storyline continued to be asked and talked about.
In Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final, Steven Stamkos emerged from the behind the scenes and right in to the white hot spotlight of the ice inside Rogers Arena. Three shifts into his first game in 211 days he made one giant impact.
Stamkos underwent core muscle surgery on March 2 and suffered a setback in his rehabilitation in June during the pause. When summer training camp opened in July, he was limited in his partici...
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