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Report- Stamkos Has A Broken Leg, Surgery Required

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TAMPA BAY – Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos was diagnosed with a broken tibia in his right leg today in Boston, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. 

“At this point Steven will be out indefinitely,” Yzerman said.  “The medical staff in Boston, in consultation with our team physicians, has made the decision to surgically repair the injury. The procedure is expected to take place tomorrow morning. The biggest concern for me, and the rest of the Lightning, is that decisions are made in Steven’s best long-term interest, and we feel this is the appropriate course of action.”
 

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Red Winger's avatar

Broke my tibia officiating a Bantam AA game years ago. Caught in the middle of a Malachi Crunch at the blue line. I went one way, my leg went the other. One of the most painful experiences I’ve ever had.

Posted by Red Winger from Sault Ste Marie on 11/11/13 at 05:06 PM ET

shazam88's avatar

That’s a rough one…takes quite a while to recover. Too bad, he was really lighting it up.

Posted by shazam88 from SoCal on 11/11/13 at 05:41 PM ET

TheFreak's avatar

Trade for Sammy to fill the void.

Posted by TheFreak on 11/11/13 at 05:56 PM ET

Evilpens's avatar

Yikes !!

.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) did they set the Pigeons Loose then ??

Posted by Evilpens on 11/11/13 at 06:04 PM ET

Red Winger's avatar

Red Winger did they set the Pigeons Loose then ??

Posted by Evilpens on 11/11/13 at 05:04 PM ET

No, but the Hounds of Hell were active

Posted by Red Winger from Sault Ste Marie on 11/11/13 at 06:36 PM ET

Evilpens's avatar

haha

Posted by Evilpens on 11/11/13 at 06:44 PM ET

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