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Steven Stamkos Linked to Divisional Rival in Free Agency

Published September 14, 2023 at 10:38
BY TOM BANKS

Steven Stamkos has been the leader of this Lightning team for over 15 years now, but as he potentially hits free agency next summer, it appears teams are lining up to land the veteran star.

A division rival swooping in?



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According to a recent report from The Boston Globe, if Stamkos does intend to leave the Lightning in free agency, the Bruins would be aggressive in landing him, and could be the perfect fit.



This is a team that just lost both David Krejci and Patrice Bergeron down the middle, but with a talented group of wingers and a deep team, he could be the perfect addition to help them go on a deep Stanley Cup run.

A franchise icon



After being selected No. 1 overall back in the 2008 NHL Draft, Stamkos has seemingly done everything right, and the long-time Lightning captain has led this team all the way to two Stanley Cup Championships.

With 1,056 points in 1,003 games played, he's been a fantastic leader and a consistent player on the ice, and if they can't figure out the salary cap, he could be on the way out, so keep an eye on this situation as 2023-24 rolls on.

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