Lightning center Steven Stamkos skates during the first day of training camp Thursday at TGH Ice Plex in Brandon.
Both sides want the team’s captain to be a Bolt for life, but there are significant hurdles in the way.
White (groin) and Mauch (back) were added to the report Friday and limited in practice.
John Romano | Tropicana Field is as nondescript as it gets for stadiums. The Rays want something more Florida-like to appeal to even casual fans.
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  1. Bucs linebacker Devin White (45)  hits Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields (1), forcing an incomplete pass, during Sunday's game at Raymond James Stadium.
  2. Lightning center Steven Stamkos skates during the first day of training camp Thursday at TGH Ice Plex in Brandon.
  3. A side-by-side comparison of the current Tropicana Field site, left, and the Rays' proposed new stadium and surrounding development at the same site.
  4. This rendering of the new Rays stadium shows the parking plan in place for opening day set for 2028.
  5. The Florida State football team's game against the Clemson Tigers is part of an enormous college football Week 4 schedule.
  6. In arguably the most athletic play by a punter in Bucs history, Jake Camarda (5) scrambles to get off a punt (while being pressured by Panthers linebacker Joel Iyiegbuniwe) after bobbling the snap during the fourth quarter of the teams' Jan. 1 meeting in Tampa.
  7. American League infielder Junior Caminero takes the field during the All-Star Futures Game in July at T-Mobile Park in Seattle.
  8. Rays second baseman Brandon Lowe grabs his right knee after fouling a ball off it during a seventh-inning at-bat Thursday against the Los Angeles Angels at Tropicana Field.
  9. Centerfielder Manuel Margot, front, celebrates after his RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning gives the Rays a 5-4, walkoff win over the Los Angeles Angels Thursday at Tropicana Field.
  10. Bucs quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) directs a pass toward wide receiver Mike Evans (13) during the fourth quarter of Sunday's game against the Chicago Bears at Raymond James Stadium. The pair connected six times for 171 yards and a touchdown.
  11. Florida State football coach Mike Norvell has used the transfer portal with the Seminoles. Clemson has not.
  12. Lightning head coach Jon Cooper watches his team on the ice during its first practice of training camp Thursday at TGH IcePlex in Brandon. Defenseman Victor Hedman can be seen in the background.
  13. Lightning forward Lucas Edmonds wears a red jersey to signify no contact while on the ice during the first day of the training camp Thursday at TGH Ice Plex in Brandon.
  14. USF wide receivers Khafre Brown (1) and Sean Atkins (38) celebrate Brown's first-quarter touchdown in the Sept. 9 home opener against Florida A&M.
  15. From left, catcher Christian Bethancourt, starting pitcher Aaron Civale and pitching coach Kyle Snyder have a discussion on the mound in the second inning against the Angels on Wednesday. Shortstop Taylor Walls is hidden on the back left.
  16. Tampa Mayor Jane Castor, left, joins Hall of Famer Ronde Barber ahead of the “Prototype: The Legacy of Ronde Barber” documentary showing Wednesday at Tampa Theatre.
  17. Chloe Grimes, a 10-year-old who has battled cancer, chats pre-game with her favorite player, former Rays and current Angels outfielder Brett Phillips.
  18. This animation shows the three phases of development expected for the Rays and Hines' redevelopment of St. Petersburg's 86-acre Tropicana Field site. First, between 2024 and 2029, a new stadium and other buildings will go up east of Tropicana Field. After Tropicana Field is demolished, from 2030 to 2035, new office, residential and retail buildings will go up on the land where it once stood. Finally, from 2036 to 2043, developers will build out the southwest corner of the site with additional office, retail and residential space.
  19. One of Jake Carmada’s biggest plays Sunday didn’t involve his punting leg. He recovered a blocked field goal attempt by Chase McLaughlin, preventing a scoop-and-score opportunity for the Bears.
  20. Deion Sanders (also called Coach Prime) had interest from the USF football program but joined the Colorado Buffaloes instead.
  21. Lightning forward Steven Stamkos talks with reporters on media day as Lightning players report for training camp Wednesday at Amalie Arena.
  22. The Tampa Bay Rays decision to remain in St. Petersburg could mean more Hillsborough County tourist tax dollars available for other future tourism projects including new proposals for an 11-field baseball complex or an 178,000-square-foot indoor gymnasium. TIMES (2016).
  23. Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy talks with reporters on media day.
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