The NHL season is in jeopardy and the players are beginning to look elsewhere to play. According to, Lightning Forward Steven Stamkos is thinking of signing with HC Lugano of Switzerland.

Hockey Club Lugano is a professional ice hockey club that competes in the National League A and has won seven Swiss Championships. Last season they celebrated their 70th anniversary of its founding. It is the twelfth largest club in Switzerland and finished 9th place in the regular season.

Stamkos was the number one overall draft pick in 2008 and is the NHL’s top scorer with 60 goals in the 2011-12 season.