Alex Killorn injury update: Lightning striker reveals broken leg that kept him out of Stanley Cup Final


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The Lightning team won the Stanley Cup on Wednesday, defeating the Canadians 1-0 in Game Five. However, perhaps the biggest news came after they started lifting the Stanley Cup. Alex Killorn, in uniform, revealed to Sportsnet’s Kyle Bokauskas that he had suffered a fibula fracture, surgically placed a rod in the broken bone – and still hopes to play. Killorn missed games 2-5 after blocking Jeff Petrie’s shot in the second period of Game One. Playing without a stick after handing it to defender Victor Hedman, Killorn put his body on the line to prevent the shot from penetrating. He was shown off the bench in some pain and played four more bouts – including one in the third half – before missing the rest of the match. Skate in the warm-up for Game 4 but did not play. As mentioned, Keelorn was on the ice to celebrate and shook hands with the Canadians before he got a chance to lift the Stanley Cup for the second year in a row, Keelorn was usually skating the Bullets’ second streak with Captains Stephen Stamkos and Anthony Cirelli, and was part of the Lightning’s top power-operating unit. He was also a major penalty shootout killer. “Alex is part of the puzzle,” Cooper said before the second game. Us, he plays the goal-scoring side of things. He is a veteran and depth player that you can count on in and out of the game. He’s the guy who… you look at the record sheet and he’s been devouring him for 18 minutes, and he’s got some block shots, he’s got some punches, he’s got this, he’s got that. When you win a hockey game, contribute in a way that his or her picture doesn’t always appear on the paper. The playoffs ended a tie for second place over the team with eight goals and collected 17 points in 19 games. Eight of those points were in the power game, and one was a short pass. During the regular season, he scored 33 points (15 goals, 18 assists) in 56 Match. “The killer is a huge part of our team,” Tyler Johnson said before the second game. “In every situation. Everyone will have to take on different roles. That’s the great thing about our team, we have that depth. Everyone will take it.” Johnson took Kylorn’s place in the second line His assist was the team’s first goal in Game 2 for his fourth point in 20 playoff games. Ross Colton, the Stanley Cup scorer in his place in Game 5, was Matthew Joseph, who had not played since the first round against. Panthers, it was recorded in the list on the fourth line. He has assists against the Canadians. Laval, Keough, his native played two games against Florida and played four games during the Lightning’s Stanley Cup 2020. In 56 regular season games this year, he scored 12 goals and seven assists.


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