Steven Stamkos injury update: Lightning center cleared for light contact

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Stamkos looks like he might make the Olympics after all.

Injured Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos has been cleared for light contact just two months after suffering a broken tibia.

Stamkos appeared at Lightning practice on Saturday wearing a yellow jersey, which usually indicates an injured player is cleared for some physical contact during practice.

Here's visual evidence.

Stamkos broke his right tibia in a scary collision in early November against the Boston Bruins. At the time, the thought was he would miss most of the regular season recovering. Instead, Stamkos was skating a month later and looks well on his way to making an Olympic appearance in a couple of weeks. He is not of this world.

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