Stamkos placed on LTIR, will miss at least 7 more games
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Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos has been placed on long-term injured reserve retroactive to April 8 due to a lower-body injury, according to team reporter Bryan Burns.

Stamkos has missed the club's past three games. He'll be forced to miss at least 10 contests or 24 days total, per NHL rules.

The Lightning have 13 games remaining this season. They currently sit tied atop the Central Division with the Carolina Hurricanes with one extra game played.

Stamkos has notched 34 points in 38 games in 2021.

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