Tampa Bay Lightning captain Stamkos to undergo surgery

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Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) skates in warm-ups prior to Game 5 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series against the Washington Capitals Saturday, May 19, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Tampa Bay Lightning center and captain, Steven Stamkos, will be undergoing surgery on Monday.

The procedure is going to help repair a core muscle injury, according to Vice President and General Manager Julien BriseBois.

The surgery will be performed by Dr. Michael Brunt at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.

The recovery and rehabilitation time frame should be approximately six to eight weeks.


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