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Steven Stamkos | Center | #91

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (26) / 2/7/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 194
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 1 (1) / TB
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Steven Stamkos had successful knee surgery on Thursday. He is still expected to miss four-to-six months.
Six months still puts Stamkos in line to return during the playoffs, especially if Tampa Bay makes another deep run at the Cup. Nov 17 - 8:20 PM

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Steven Stamkos could reportedly miss four-to-six months following knee surgery.

A timetable for his recovery has not been confirmed yet, but it sounds like Stamkos will be sidelined for quite a while. The Lightning should update his condition after the procedure.
Nov 17 - 11:41 AM

Steven Stamkos is out indefinitely with a lateral meniscus tear.

"Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos suffered a lateral meniscus tear in his right knee during the team's game against the Detroit Red Wings Tuesday night and will remain out of the lineup indefinitely," said Lightning GM Steve Yzerman in a statement. "We are in the process of evaluating options for repair and rehabilitation and will release more information as it becomes available."
Nov 16 - 5:12 PM

Steven Stamkos (lower body) has returned to Tampa Bay for further evaluation.

He left Tuesday's game against Detroit because of a lower-body injury and he wasn't able to return. Tampa Bay will continue their road trip in Buffalo on Thursday night.
Nov 16 - 11:13 AM

Steven Stamkos suffered a lower-body injury in Tuesday's game against the Detroit Red Wings.

The Bolts have already announced that he won't be returning to the game. He was battling along the boards with Red Wings forward Gustav Nyquist when he appeared to injury his knee/leg. This definitely isn't good news for the Lightning, who are already without Jonathan Drouin and Anton Stralman. We'll provide an update on his status as soon as the Lightning make one available. You can watch the play by clicking the link at the bottom of the page.
Source: NBC Sports
Nov 15 - 8:49 PM

Steven Stamkos collected two assists in a 4-0 win over the Islanders on Monday night.

He had the primary helper on goals by linemates Nikita Kucherov and Vladislav Namestnikov. Stamkos is off to a great start this season with eight goals and 19 points in 16 matches.
Nov 15 - 8:58 AM

Steven Stamkos scored a goal and two assists in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Islanders.

The Bolts captain got on the board early when he scored a power play goal eight minutes into the game. He then picked up assists on goals by Nikita Kucherov and Tyler Johnson. The 26-year-old has eight points in his last six contests and has eight goals and 17 points in 14 games. He's currently on pace to score 47 goals, which is a realistic number for him.
Nov 10 - 11:40 PM

Steven Stamkos is playing with plenty of confidence this year and he has piled up 49 shots in 13 games.

That works out to average of 3.77 per match. "Usually confidence leads to shooting the puck more, because you want to be in control of what happens on that play," he said. "When you're not feeling great you want to pass it off to someone." Stamkos is off to a great start in 2016-17 with seven goals and 14 points in 13 games. It is apparent that he is playing loose after settling his contract and previous health issues.
Nov 9 - 8:24 AM

Steven Stamkos generated a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 6-1 win over the Islanders.

Both of his point came during the first period and he finished the match with seven shots. Stamkos is off to a hot start this season with seven goals and 12 points in his first 10 contests. He has also piled up 41 shots on goal.
Nov 2 - 10:51 AM

Steven Stamkos notched his sixth goal of the season in the Lightning's 6-1 loss to the Rangers on Sunday.

Tampa Bay was cooked by the time Stamkos broke Antti Raanta's shutout with the score 6-0, nonetheless, it's meaningful for fantasy owners who have gotten 10 points in nine games from the 26-year-old sniper.
Oct 30 - 10:52 PM

Steven Stamkos scored two goals and added two assists in Tuesday's 7-3 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning.

The Bolts were talking about improving their effort in the beginning of games and they responded in a big way. Stamkos scored both of his goals in the first period. He also picked up primary assists on goals by Victor Hedman and Nikita Kucherov in the second and third periods respectively. Stamkos finished the game with a plus-4 rating, three shots on goal and two hits in 16:14 of ice time. The Lightning captain has five goals and four assists in six games in 2016-17. He continues to be one of the elite point producers in the NHL.
Oct 26 - 12:08 AM

Steven Stamkos won't be bothered if he hears some boos from the Toronto faithful on Tuesday night.

"People are entitled to do whatever they want," Stamkos said. "I made the decision to stay with the team that drafted me, that brought me up as an 18-year-old kid. It's my second home now. There's no regrets." He decided to stay with the Lightning prior to the start of free agency despite a strong push from his hometown team to sign him.
Oct 25 - 11:17 AM

Steven Stamkos and the Tampa Bay Lightning were blanked, 4-0, by the Colorado Avalanche.

This game won't go down as Stamkos' best performance. The Lightning's sniper finished the game with a minus-3 rating, two penalty minutes, three shots on goal and three hits in 19:36 of ice time. It's the first time this season that Stamkos hasn't picked up a point in a game. He has two goals and two assists in four contests.
Oct 20 - 11:24 PM

Steven Stamkos scored a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 4-3 shootout win over the Florida Panthers.

Stamkos picked up a primary assist on Ondrej Palat's second period goal and he added the game-tying goal with five seconds remaining in regulation. Rookie Brayden Point scored the game-winner in the sixth round of the shootout. Stamkos has picked up at least one point in each of Tampa's three games and he's now up to two goals and two assists in 2016-17. He continues to be one of the elite goalscorers in the NHL.
Oct 18 - 11:19 PM

Lightning head coach Jon Cooper isn't surprised that Steven Stamkos decided to stay in Tampa Bay.

Stamkos re-signed with the Lightning less than two days before he was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent. Many expected Stamkos to head to a different team (possibly Toronto), but in the end, he wanted to stay put. "In my heart there wasn't one ounce of me that thought anybody was leaving," Cooper told NHL.com. "When we have this group, and as close as we are, I never leapt into the thought that we were losing some guys. Deep down inside, I never had a doubt."
Source: NHL.com
Aug 16 - 12:04 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Steven Stamkos
2Tyler Johnson
3Valtteri Filppula
4Brian Boyle
LW1Ondrej Palat
2Alex Killorn
3Vladislav Namestnikov
4Jonathan Drouin
5Cedric Paquette
RW1Nikita Kucherov
2Ryan Callahan
3Brayden Point
4J.T. Brown
5Joel Vermin
D1Victor Hedman
2Anton Stralman
3Jason Garrison
4Braydon Coburn
5Nikita Nesterov
6Andrej Sustr
7Luke Witkowski
G1Ben Bishop
2Andrei Vasilevskiy