"We are in the process of evaluating options for fix and rehabilitation and will release more information as it becomes available", Yzerman said. The center has been off to a blistering pace this season, notching nine goals and 11 helpers through 17 games, which includes seven power-play points.
As most Lightning fans know by now, Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos was forced to leave the game after an awkward fall along the boards seemed to cause some sort of incredible discomfort to his right leg, presumably his knee. And while the team gave no further updates other than calling it a lower-body injury, it certainly didn't look good.
Bettman described the meeting as "constructive and candid". Several reports indicated Stamkos will undergo an MRI. Stamkos left after appearing suffer a right leg injury.
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Selected first overall by the Lightning in 2008, Stamkos - a native of Markham, Ontario - has been one of the most threatening offensive forces on Tampa Bay's roster throughout his entire career. But after signing an eight-year contract extension that pays him $8.5 million annually to remain with the Lightning, Stamkos returned in full health and played for Canada at the World Cup of Hockey and then hit the ground running for the Lightning. Coach Jon Cooper pointed out that this injury is "not anything like" three years ago, when Stamkos broke his right tibia November 11, 2013, and missed 45 games.
Nikolaj Ehlers had two assists, helping Winnipeg stretch its points streak to five games.
BLUES 4, SABRES 1: Jaden Schwartz and Kyle Brodziak scored early in the third period as St. Louis won at home to snap a three-game losing streak.