Steven Stamkos helped lead the Tampa Bay Lightning to back-to-back Stanley Cups, and now he also leads the franchise in all-time points.
Stamkos set the record in Thursday night’s game against the Toronto Maple Leafs when he scored on the power play to make it 3-0 in the game. The feat was quickly recognized in the arena with a tribute video and a standing ovation. His parents had managed to get to the game to see him set the record.
Stamkos entered the game tied with Martin St. Louis in all-time scoring for the Lightning with 953 points, although Stamkos did so in 56 games less. He also holds the franchise’s all-time lead in goals since the 2018-19 season and is third in franchise history in assists, 110 behind St. Louis. He’s a bit further behind in franchise playoff scoring, as he currently sits fifth, 55 points behind current teammate Nikita Kucherov.
Stamkos continues to rack up points even at 32, as he has 33 goals and 87 points in 75 games this season. He leads the team in points and ranks 16th in the league, helping the Lightning to their fifth consecutive playoff appearance and eighth in nine seasons.
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