Sports Stamkos out for remainder of Stanley Cup Final
Time, TV, streaming info and players to watch as Stars, Lightning open Stanley Cup Final
The Dallas Stars and Tampa Bay Lightning face off in the Stanley Cup Final, starting Saturday in the Edmonton, Alberta bubble.The former San Jose Sharks captain chose Dallas.
captain is unavailable for the remainder of the Stanley Cup Final, head coach Jon Cooper Sunday.
Stamkos suited up for Game 3 of his club's series versus the Dallas Stars - his only appearance of the postseason. He made the most of it, scoring a laser of a goal while logging just 2:47 of ice time across five shifts in the Tampa victory.
"Hopefully the next time you see him on the ice is during a trophy presentation," Cooper said, per.
AD 'feels fine' after rolling ankle in Lakers' Game 4 win
Los Angeles Lakers star Anthony Davis had a bit of a scare when he injured his left ankle in the fourth quarter of Thursday's 114-108 Game 4 victory over the Denver Nuggets. The former No. 1 pick was in visible pain as he clutched his left ankle but played the remainder of the contest and expects to be in the lineup for Game 5. "My ankle feels fine," Davis said postgame, according to Kyle Goon of the Orange County Register. "I've got tonight,The former No. 1 pick was in visible pain as he clutched his left ankle but played the remainder of the contest and expects to be in the lineup for Game 5.
Stamkos missed time during the regular season due to core muscle surgery and has been dealing with a lower-body injury since the Lightning reconvened in July.
The Lightning currently lead the Stanley Cup Final 3-2 with Game 6 scheduled for Monday night.
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Rangers buy out star goaltender Henrik Lundqvist's contract .
The “King” of Madison Square Garden has been deposed. The New York Rangers bought out the contract of star goaltender Henrik Lundqvist on Wednesday, parting ways with one of their greatest players in franchise history after 15 mostly spectacular seasons. “Few players have been as important to the Rangers franchise as Henrik Lundqvist, and we are incredibly grateful for all he has done for our organization,” said James L. Dolan, executive chairman and CEO of MSG Sports. “Over his 15-year tenure, he not only established himself as one of the best goaltenders to ever play the game, he has also been one of hockey’s fiercest competitors and most effective ambassadors.