McCormick collected 12 points (1+11) and 92 penalty minutes in 55 regular season games last season with the Colorado Avalanche. A native of London, Ontario, the 26-year-old McCormick has appeared in 190 NHL games, collecting 30 points (9+21) and 250 penalty minutes with Colorado.
McCormick was selected by Colorado in the Fifth Round (144th overall) of the 2001 NHL Entry Draft.
[Stamkos] is a great teammate and a great leader, that's why he's got the 'C'. He brings that tremendous work ethic to the rink and he's one of the top players in the game. I know if I put the passes where they are supposed to be, there's a very good chance he's going to put it in the back of the net.
— Lightning forward Jonathan Drouin
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