The Bruins would score twice in 20 seconds minutes later to take a 2-0 lead and later added an empty-netter to seal a 3-0 victory.
No word yet on the severity of the injury, but given the way Stamkos reacted, it doesn't look good. Everything's gone right for the Eastern Conference-leading Lightning in the opening month of the season and missing their leading scorer for any period of time would be a huge blow.
You can also imagine Team Canada officials are concerned as well. Stamkos was left off the 2010 roster and, if healthy, would be a shoo-in for the Sochi Games.
The last update from the Lightning was that Stamkos was undergoing X-rays at a local hospital. He has played 344 straight NHL games.
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