If there is one thing the Tampa Bay Lightning have a surplus of, it’s star players. Those stars’ production will be crucial to the team’s success in 2014. Will players like Steven Stamkos, Martin St. Louis and Matt Carle improve or decline next season?
The Bolts’ disappointing season was only compacted by the individual performances of players like Stamkos and reigning Art Ross Trophy winner St. Louis. Tampa Bay’s potent offense will need to duplicate similar success in 2014.
Based on career trends, overall production and general player development, here is a prediction for each Lightning star to improve or decline in 2014.