Steven Stamkos


BOSTON (AP) -- Tampa Bay Lightning star center Steven Stamkos was taken off the ice on a stretcher with a broken right leg after crashing into the post against Boston.


Adam Oates was an assistant coach in Tampa a few seasons ago when he witnessed Steven Stamkos’ quest for 50 goals and his first of two Rocket Richard Trophies.


The top negotiators for the NHL and its players association have returned to the bargaining table after a 3 -hour break on Tuesday in New York.


For the next three weeks will take a team-by-team look at the three divisions in the Eastern Conference.


Will the Caps once again miss out on the Southeast Division title thanks to Carolina's offensive pick ups of Jordan Staal and Alexander Semin?