Stamkos Hopeful To Squeeze Out At Least One Game Before Sochi


The Tampa Bay Lightning superstar stressed more than once during his eight-minute media scrum that his goal and his preference remained to get into one or two NHL games next week before a decision is made on his Olympic participation, but for the first time also allowed another possible scenario.

“The objective is to play a game [in the NHL], that would be something I would really love to do,” Stamkos said to a throng of media at the Air Canada Centre. “But if that’s not the case, there’s going to be another discussion about whether or not I’m still going to be on that team if I can’t play a game.”

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