• After scoring just eight goals in 2008-09, Thomas exploded in 2009-10 scoring 41 to lead Oshawa and rank seventh in the Ontario Hockey League. He scored a franchise record four short-handed goals to tie for second in the league and went five for nine in the shootout – five goals and nine attempts was the most by any OHL player this season.
• His father, Steve, was never drafted into the NHL but went on to play over 1200 games between 1984 and 2004 for Toronto, Chicago, New York Islanders, New Jersey, Anaheim and Detroit.
It's hard to walk into that locker room and look those guys in the eye when they've played -- clearly, that was our best game we've played in the series -- and I thought we deserved a better fate tonight.
— Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper on his team's 3-2 loss to the Canadiens in Game 3 on Sunday