PLAYER NEEDING HIS TIRES PUMPED: Reilly Smith has gone without a goal in 10 straight games after scoring in three straight, and has just seven shots on net in the first five games
By Jason Brough, Pro Hockey Talk
A statement from Tampa Bay general manager Steve Yzerman after the Lightning traded Martin St. Louis to the Rangers:
DALLAS – Claude Julien said in a perfect world the Bruins would have a 10-point cushion on the rest of the competition in the Atlantic Division.
The NHL will be without one of its superstars for the foreseeable future as Lightning center Steven Stamkos broke his right tibia in Monday's game against the Bruins.
BOSTON - Dougie Hamilton just kept using the word “unfortunate” over and over again while reliving the collision with Steve Stamkos that led to the Tampa Bay superstar breaking his right tibia.