TSN’s Aaron Ward reports that Steven Stamkos has a broken tibia and will require surgery.
The recovery time for a broken tibia is 4-6 months.
UPDATE: The Lightning have confirmed that Steven Stamkos suffered a broken right tibia today. Out indefinitely.
Source, Steven Stamkos has broken tibia. Told will require surgery. #TSN
— Aaron Ward (@aaronward_nhl) November 11, 2013
Lightning head coach Jon Cooper reacts to losing Stamkos indefinitely.
Cooper on losing Stamkos: “It’s tough to lose a guy like that. We’ll see what we’re made of. You talk about a test, this is a test.”
— Damian Cristodero (@LightningTimes) November 11, 2013