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.
MONTREAL – Since the Rocket Richard Trophy was first introduced in 1999, no NHL player has won it three times.
News and notes as the Capitals prepare for their season opener against the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Tampa Bat Times Forum [7 p.m., CSN, 106.7 FM]:
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.