TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA/AP) – Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos is out for the remainder of the Stanley Cup Final, according to head coach Jon Cooper.
The Lightning confirmed the news on its Twitter account on Sunday.
Stamkos played less than three minutes Wednesday night in his first NHL game since February and scored on his only shot to help Tampa Bay win and take a 2-1 series lead.
The Dallas Stars forced a game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final on Saturday, defeating the Lightning 3-2. The Lightning remain up on the series 3-2.
The teams will play Monday at 8 p.m. on News Channel 8.
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