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Steven Stamkos | Center | #91

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (27) / 2/7/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 194
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 1 (1) / TB
Contract: view contract details

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Steven Stamkos picked up a goal and two assists in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche.
Stamkos' nifty goal on his backhand tied the game at one just 1:46 into the game. He then helped set up goals by Vladislav Namestnikov in the second period and Alex Killorn (power play) in the third. Stamkos finished the game with a plus-1 rating and one shot on goal in 17:49 of ice time. He continues to put up ridiculous offensive totals this season, as he's up to 12 goals and 41 points in 28 games. Dec 7 - 11:54 PM

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Steven Stamkos scored a power play goal in Wednesday's 3-2 loss to the Boston Bruins.

The goal put an end to his three-game pointless streak and five-game goalless streak. Stamkos' tally at the 2:10 mark of the third period cut the Bruins' lead to 3-2, but that's as close as the Bolts would come to tying the game. Stamkos finished the night with a minus-1 rating and three shots on goal in 20:16 of ice time. The Lightning's captain now has 11 goals and 37 points in 25 games this season.
Nov 29 - 10:49 PM

Steven Stamkos picked up his 26th assist in the Tampa Bay Lightning's 3-2 overtime win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night.

Stamkos picked up the assist on the Lightning's overtime winner over Chicago, scored by Brayden Point. Stamkos continues to lead the National Hockey League in assists and continues to pile up points. Stamkos now has 10 goals and 36 points in 21 games this season.
Nov 22 - 10:39 PM

Steven Stamkos picked up another two goals and two assists in a 6-1 win over the Dallas Stars.

Stamkos opened the scoring just 47 seconds into the second period. The duo of Kucherov and Stamkos combined on three goals tonight, bringing Stamkos' point total to 35 in 19 games this season. Stamkos and Kucherov will win a lot of people fantasy titles this season if they remain healthy.
Nov 16 - 10:18 PM

Steven Stamkos had a goal and an assist in a 5-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night.

Both Stamkos and Nikita Kucherov had multi-point nights. The former had a goal and an assist, while Kucherov had a goal and two assists. Stamkos's assist was his league-leading 22nd of the season. Stamkos also leads the league in points (30) while Kucherov has the goal-scoring lead (16). Without a doubt, they're the hottest tandem in the National Hockey League at this very moment.
Nov 10 - 1:19 AM

Steven Stamkos picked up three assists with a plus-2 rating in Wednesday's road victory against the Sharks.

Stamkos has posted at least one point in all but two of his 16 contests, filling up the stat sheet with seven goals and 21 assists. He is averaging a ridiculous 1.75 points per game, even far ahead of his pre-injury pace from a season ago. Stamkos, Nikita Kucherov and Vladislav Namestnikov is the most dangerous line going in the NHL right now.
Nov 9 - 2:20 AM

Steven Stamkos received a $5,000 fine for unsportsmanlike conduct during Thursday's contest.

Stamkos squirted water at the Rangers after Alex Killorn's goal was waived off early in the third period. Stamkos wasn't penalized during the game itself.
Nov 3 - 12:32 PM

Steven Stamkos has been selected as the first star for the month of October.

Stamkos scored six goals and led the league with 24 points in 13 games last month. So far he's only been held off the scoresheet once and has an incredible eight multi-point contests. After missing most of the 2016-17 campaign, Stamkos has meshed well with Nikita Kucherov this season and that duo should continue to shine throughout 2017-18. It's hard to see Stamkos continue to record almost two points per game, but he's a serious contender for the Art Ross Trophy.
Nov 1 - 4:40 PM

Steven Stamkos scored two goals and an assist in Monday's 8-5 win over the Florida Panthers.

Stamkos did most of his damage in the first period, as he registered the only assist on Nikita Kucherov's goal (2-0) before scoring one of his own later on in the frame (3-1). He then extended the lead to 7-4 with his third-period tally. The Lightning forward finished the night with a plus-1 rating and three shots on goal in 15:09 of ice time. He's now collected at least one point in all but one of Tampa's 13 games. Stamkos has six goals and an incredible 24 points this season.
Oct 30 - 11:33 PM

Steven Stamkos has a league-high 17 assists this season.

That's pretty surprising considering he's been known as an elite scorer in the past. Now, he's been setting Nikita Kucherov, who leads the NHL in goals. "I feel like I can be a playmaker as well, when the circumstances call for it," Stamkos said. "When I played with Marty (St. Louis), for as long as I was, he was the guy that told me to get him the puck and get open. I didn't necessarily have to be put in an area to try to make plays. I was trying to get open and shoot the puck every time I could."
Oct 28 - 8:57 AM

Steven Stamkos netted a power-play goal in Thursday's 3-2 win over Detroit.

Stamkos has recorded at least one point in all 11 of Tampa Bay's games this season, which ties Martin St. Louis for the franchise's longest season-opening points streak. Nikita Kucherov also has an 11-game point streak to start the year. Stamkos has four goals and a league-leading 21 points over that span.
Oct 27 - 10:07 AM

Steven Stamkos contributed two assists in Tuesday's 5-1 victory versus Carolina.

Stamkos had helpers on goals by Mikhail Sergachev and Nikita Kucherov in the contest. He has generated three goals and 20 points during a 10-game point streak to begin the 2017-18 season.
Oct 25 - 9:37 AM

Steven Stamkos has been tabbed as the first star of the week for the period ending Oct. 22.

Stamkos amassed nine assists and recorded 11 points in four multi-point performances to receive the distinction. He has accounted for at least one point in all nine of his appearances this season. Stamkos currently leads the NHL with 18 points.
Oct 23 - 5:20 PM

Steven Stamkos hasn't been prioritizing scoring goals as he's instead been setting up the red hot Nikita Kucherov.

Kucherov already has 10 goals this season and Stamkos has assisted on eight of those markers. "When you got a guy like 'Kuch' on your line, there's probably a lot of people yelling at me to shoot the puck more, but he's so hot, you just try to get him the puck," Stamkos said. "Obviously, when you're getting points, your confidence in your game is extremely high to make plays and (you) want to make plays." Stamkos hasn't just been setting up Kucherov though. Through nine games, Stamkos has an incredible 15 assists and 18 points. Stamkos has traditionally been known as primarily a goal scorer, but he's showing that he can be a league leader through other means.
Oct 22 - 11:29 AM

Steven Stamkos scored a goal and three assists in Saturday's 7-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

There's no stopping the Tampa Bay Lightning offense right now. Stamkos helped set up both Nikita Kucherov's goals (one came on the power play). He also added a power play tally of his own in the opening frame. The 27-year-old has now picked up at least one point in each of Tampa's nine games this season. Stamkos already has three goals and 15 assists in 2017-18. It's good to see Stamkos healthy and contributing to the Bolts' success again.
Oct 21 - 9:55 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Steven Stamkos
2Brayden Point
3Tyler Johnson
4Cedric Paquette
LW1Vladislav Namestnikov
2Ondrej Palat
3Alex Killorn
4Chris Kunitz
5Cory Conacher
RW1Nikita Kucherov
2Yanni Gourde
3Ryan Callahan
4J.T. Brown
D1Victor Hedman
2Mikhail Sergachev
3Anton Stralman
4Jake Dotchin
5Braydon Coburn
6Dan Girardi
7Slater Koekkoek
8Andrej Sustr
G1Andrei Vasilevskiy
2Peter Budaj