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Anton Stralman | Defenseman | #6

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (30) / 8/1/1986
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 190
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 7 (216) / TOR
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Anton Stralman makes his long awaited return against the Blues on Thursday.
Right on schedule, Stralman returns from his upper body injury. Through 15 games he has a goal and seven points with 13 blocks and 16 hits. Dec 1 - 6:57 PM

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Anton Stralman (upper body) could be back in the fold Thursday night.

The defenseman apparently cleared a big hurdle on Wednesday, which may the pave the way for his return against St. Louis.
Nov 30 - 3:29 PM

Anton Stralman (upper body) won't return to the lineup Tuesday against Columbus.

He skated in a regular-colored jersey in the morning, but he isn't ready to play yet. Stralman has been out of action since Nov. 12 due to an upper-body injury.
Nov 29 - 6:07 PM

Anton Stralman likely won't play Sunday afternoon against the Bruins, but Tuesday's game against Columbus is a possibility for his return to action.

Stralman has been sidelined for the Bolts' last seven games due to an upper-body injury, but seems almost ready to return. Get ready to activate him for next week's games.
Nov 27 - 10:13 AM

Anton Stralman (upper body) has been cleared for practice, and thus was wearing a black jersey in this morning's skate.

That's great news for the Lightning, as it was only a week ago noted that he "wasn't close" to returning. That may still be the case as he recovers from a torn muscle, but the light is coming at the end of the tunnel.
Nov 26 - 3:04 PM

Anton Stralman (upper body) has offered a bit of clarity on his injury situation.

The veteran defender noted that he "tore a muscle" taking a shot during Tampa's match with San Jose, he perhaps ironically, scored his first goal of the year on one of those two shots. Stralman also noted that he's not quite close to returning, despite participating in practice this morning. Until then, consider him day-to-day.
Nov 20 - 2:22 PM

Anton Stralman (upper body) was seen wearing a red no-contact jersey in Sunday's practice.

Stralman has missed three games now with the ailment, but this is an encouraging sign. The Lightning conclude their road trip in Nashville on Monday. He is still considered day-to-day.
Nov 20 - 1:17 PM

Anton Stralman missed this third conseuctive game Saturday night.

Stralman is dealing with some sort of upper-body injury. He has been skating on his own the past few days so he could be nearing a return to action. For now, keep Stralman on reserve.
Nov 20 - 10:27 AM

Anton Stralman remains uncertain to play on Tampa Bay's road trip.

He won't play Thursday at Buffalo and then the Lightning have two more contests left on the trip. Stralman skated on his own after the morning session.
Nov 17 - 3:34 PM

Anton Stralman (upper body) will miss the beginning of Tampa Bay's five-game road trip.

"Definitely not playing in these two, probably won't play in the first three," said coach Jon Cooper. "We'll start making a decision here after a week. It'd be later in the trip if we're going to see Anton." Stralman is considered day-to-day with an upper-body injury.
Nov 14 - 5:18 PM

Anton Stralman left Saturday's game against San Jose in the third period with an upper-body injury.

He took a Joe Thornton slap shot to his upper-body and left the game doubled over in pain. We will update you more on Stralman's condition once more is known.
Nov 13 - 10:52 AM

Anton Stralman scored the only goal for the Tampa Bay Lightning as they lost 3-1 to the San Jose Sharks Saturday night.

After earning six points for assists, this was the first goal of the season for Stralman. He was coming off a two-game pointless streak.
Nov 12 - 10:18 PM

Anton Stralman didn't participate in Wednesday's practice and skipped Thursday's optional skate.

Despite that, Lightning coach Jon Cooper said Stralman will still play Thursday night. Keep Stralman's recent absences from skates in mind though because even if he stays in the lineup, it's possible that he's playing through an injury.
Nov 10 - 12:42 PM

Anton Stralman picked up an assist in Sunday's 6-1 loss to the Rangers.

He earned the secondary helper on a late power-play goal by Steven Stamkos for his four point of the season. Stralman has registered three of his four assists this season on power plays.
Oct 31 - 11:07 AM

Anton Stralman scored the game winner against Finland on Tuesday afternoon.

The Swedes won the game 2-0 to give them a 2-0 record in the World Cup of Hockey. Loui Eriksson scored into an empty net to seal the victory.
Sep 20 - 5:51 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Steven Stamkos
2Tyler Johnson
3Valtteri Filppula
4Brian Boyle
LW1Ondrej Palat
2Alex Killorn
3Vladislav Namestnikov
4Jonathan Drouin
5Cedric Paquette
RW1Nikita Kucherov
2Ryan Callahan
3Brayden Point
4J.T. Brown
5Joel Vermin
D1Victor Hedman
2Anton Stralman
3Jason Garrison
4Braydon Coburn
5Nikita Nesterov
6Andrej Sustr
7Luke Witkowski
G1Ben Bishop
2Andrei Vasilevskiy