Missed majority of 2001-02 due to shoulder injury vs. Greenville (ECHL), December 8, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Dayton (ECHL), October 17, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Alleghe (Italy), November 29, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Columbia (ECHL), August 31, 2006.
I don't think it's really truly going to sink in until we drop the puck, to be honest. I know there's going to be a lot of smoke and mirrors with the media attention and all that. We came [Monday] and it was sort of a light day to get things organized. We just want to focus in on the business aspect, the game itself. That's what we're preparing to do. Get these next couple of days out of the way and it's game on.
— Lightning captain Steven Stamkos on playing in his first Stanley Cup Final