Steve Stamkos, a potential unrestricted free agent at season's end, has enjoyed his time in Tampa Bay and he wants to win with the team.
Victor Hedman admits that it took him some time to develop into an impact defenseman, but he always knew he would be "good".
Cedric Paquette (foot) hopes to get back to practice Monday.
Nikita Kucherov (lower body) did not play Saturday night as a precaution.
Tyler Johnson suffered an undisclosed injury Saturday night against the Panthers.
More will be known about Alex Killorn’s (undisclosed) status Sunday.
If Steven Stamkos and former Red Wing Nicklas Lidstrom were deciding, Victor Hedman would be a finalist for the Norris Trophy (awarded to the top defenseman in the NHL) in 2015-16.
Nikita Kucherov will likely play Saturday night against the Panthers in Tampa's preseason finale.
Ben Bishop will play the entire 60 minutes against Florida in the Bolts' final preseason contest.
Jonathan Drouin has been consistently excellent this preseason.
Cedric Paquette (lower body) expects to be ready for the regular season opener.
Brayden Point has been reassigned to Moose Jaw of the WHL.
Kevin Poulin could be Tampa Bay's backup goalie for the start of the season.
Nikita Kucherov scored early in Tampa Bay's 3-2 win over Dallas on Thursday night, but sustained a lower body injury on his second shift and did not return.
Victor Hedman (undisclosed) took part in Wednesday's practice.