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Steven Stamkos has been doing his job, scoring goals, dishing out assists and helping the Tampa Bay Lightning win games. He was recognized for it by being named the NHL's First Star of the Week on Monday.
Stamkos, though, doesn't want to discuss his contributions (eight goals, nine assists for 17 points) because he can finally talk about what the team is doing to win games, something he wasn't able to do a lot of in the previous two seasons.
The Lightning, who haven't made the Stanley Cup Playoffs since 2011, bring a three-game winning streak into Prudential Center on Tuesday to face the New Jersey Devils (7:30 p.m. ET, NBCSN, TSN2). They have won eight of their first 11 games in impressive fashion, beating the Chicago Blackhawks (twice), Los Angeles Kings and Minnesota Wild. Their three losses have come against the Boston Bruins (twice) and Pittsburgh Penguins.
Tampa Bay, the Penguins and the Toronto Maple Leafs are tied atop the Eastern Conference with 16 points...
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Tampa Bay Lightning winger Steven Stamkos earned "First Star of the Week" honors, the National Hockey League announced Monday.
The forward led the league with three goals and four assists during the Bolts' three-game winning streak.
Stamkos now ranks second in the NHL in scoring with 17 points in 11 games. The 23-year-old recorded two goals and two assists in the...
TAMPA, Fla. -- The season's young, but this sneak peek hints towards a winter worth watching.
You're forgiven if the horror flick at Raymond James Stadium has distracted you from a fine show at Tampa Bay Times Forum over the past two-plus weeks. Saturday night, the Tampa Bay Lightning wrapped up a season-long, seven-game homestand with a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over...
Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos, Toronto Maple Leafs right wing Phil Kessel and Vancouver Canucks center Ryan Kesler have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Oct. 27.
FIRST STAR – STEVEN STAMKOS, C, TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING
Stamkos tied for the League lead with seven points (3-4—7) in helping the Lightning win a trio of games. He opened...
The Tampa Bay Lighting have won three in a row, and they aren't having to look far down the bench for the offense that has fueled those victories.
Top scorers Steven Stamkos and Martin St. Louis each have three goals in the last three games, a pace they'll try to keep up Tuesday night when they visit the New Jersey Devils.
Stamkos has 15 points in his last eight games,...
Steven Stamkos and Valtteri Filppula both scored in the shootout to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 4-3 win over the Florida Panthers 4-3 on Sunday.
Stamkos made some nice moves and slipped the puck past Jacob Markstrom on his left side for the deciding goal.
Stamkos, Radko Gudas, and Martin St Louis all scored in regulation for Tampa Bay, which has won five of six. Anders Lindback...
SUNRISE, Fla. -- Gatorade nearly wrecked the Tampa Bay Lightning's climb to the top of the Atlantic Division.
Steven Stamkos, Anders Lindback and a core of exhausted defenseman made sure it did not.
Stamkos netted the game-winner in a shootout, while Lindback stopped 29 shots to defeat the Florida Panthers 4-3 on Sunday.
This meeting between division rivals did not have to...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Jaromir Jagr became the NHL's leader in game-winning goals, scoring on a second-period breakaway to give the New Jersey Devils a 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night.
The 684th goal of Jagr's 20-year NHL career, gave him 119 game-winners, putting him one ahead of Hall of Famer Phil Esposito.
Adam Henrique also scored and Martin...
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The 2013-14 Tampa Bay Lightning came out of the gate hot. With an 8-4-0 record, the Lightning sit comfortably...
Two bad giveaways turned into two goals against for the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night, as they ultimately fell to the New Jersey Devils by a score of 2-1. Listless for most of the contest, the Bolts were simply unable to generate any sort of attack or sustained pressure. The loss moves the Lightningâs record to 8-4-0.
The Devils, playing in front of their hometown...
Stamkos Featured In Commercial: “Ambition is like a cornered raccoon, there’s no telling what it will do”. Any commercial that starts with that line and features Steven Stamkos, Jordan Eberle, and Bob McKenzie has got to be a major hit. And Coke Zero pulled it all together for their recent Moment Zero commercial. Watch it here. The best part? Definitely Jordan...
Match-up - Tampa Bay Lightning (8-3-0) @ New Jersey Devils (2-5-4)
Road/Home records - 3-1-0 -------------- 1-0-2
TV - NBCSN, TSN2
Puck drop - 7:30 PM ET
Season series - 0-0
Last 10: Lightning / Devils
Projected starting goalies - Ben Bishop (TBL) v. Martin Brodeur (NJD)
Goals for/against per game
Tampa Bay - 3.36/2.82
New Jersey - 2.18/3.00
Power play/Penalty Kill...
NEW YORK (Oct. 28, 2013) – Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos, Toronto Maple Leafs right wing Phil Kessel and Vancouver Canucks center Ryan Kesler have been named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the week ending Oct. 27. Continue reading "Stars Of The Week"
The Tampa Bay Lightning won again in come-from-ahead fashion, twice blowing two-goal leads before picking up a 4-3 victory via shootout against Florida in front of an announced crowd of 12,336 at BB&T Center.
Steven Stamkos had a goal and an assist to go with the shootout-deciding goal in the fourth round. Valtteri Filppula also converted a shootout attempt.
Marty St. Louis...
Craig Custance of ESPN participated in an online chat this afternoon...
How in the world are the Tampa Bay Lightning leading the entire Atlantic division right now?
Craig Custance They're finally getting some goaltending to go with Stamkos and St. Louis. I have to say, I was suspect with the signing of Filppula but he's impressed people in Tampa with his veteran...