The Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday announced Steven Stamkos is in the lineup for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final.
This will be the star center’s first playoff appearance of the playoffs after undergoing surgery March 2 to repair an injured core muscle. He hasn’t played in an NHL game since Feb. 25 against the Toronto Maple Leafs, per the team’s statement.
Here’s a look at him warming up, via the league:
The Lightning and Stars currently are tied at one game apiece.