Stamkos (abdomen) is expected to be healthy and ready to go once (if) the NHL season resumes. Coach Jon Cooper told reporters, "Lot of it with him was about rest," Joe Smith of The Athletic reports.
Stamkos is nearly back to full health after undergoing core-muscle surgery March 2, Diana C. Nearhos of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
Stamkos will have core muscle surgery Monday and is expected to miss 6-to-8 weeks.
Coach Jon Cooper is hoping that a timeline for Stamkos' (undisclosed) recovery will be established by Saturday or Sunday, Caley Chelios of the Lightning's official site reports.
Stamkos (undisclosed) won't play Thursday against the Blackhawks, Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site reports.
Stamkos (undisclosed) will not return to Tuesday's game against the Maple Leafs.
Stamkos (lower body) picked up two assists in Saturday's 5-3 win over the Flyers.
Stamkos (lower body) will play in Saturday's game versus the Flyers, Erik Erlendsson of LightningInsider.com reports.
Stamkos (lower body) is considered a game-time call for Saturday's tilt versus the Flyers, Joe Smith of The Athletic reports.
Stamkos (lower body) will miss another game Thursday versus the Oilers, Bob Stauffer of the Oilers Radio Network reports.