Has helped the Senators to a record of 80-30-20 in games in which he has registered at least one point following a 12/17/11 trade from Arizona. Ranks third in franchise history in having appeared in 261 consecutive games since the date of the trade.
2014-15: Established new NHL highs in assists (40) and points (64) ... Became only the seventh player in franchise history to play in 200 consecutive games for the club on Nov. 25 at St. Louis (3-2 SO win) ... Posted consecutive multi-goal games for the first time in his NHL career ... Was recognized as the NHL s Second Star of the Week on March 23 after leading NHL players with four goals.
2014-15 Season high: Face-offs: 21/27 (78%), 2/12/15 vs Pittsburgh (5-4 SO loss)
Career game highs: Goals: 2 (12x) last: 3/21/15 vs Toronto (5-3 win); Assists: 2 (15x) last: 4/5/15 at Toronto (3-2 SO loss); Points: 4 (2x) last: (2-2), 4/1/12 at N.Y. Islanders (5-1 win)
WCHA All-Rookie Team (2008)
Traded to Ottawa by Phoenix for David Rundblad and Ottawa's 2nd round choice (later traded to Columbus, later traded to Philadelphia Philadelphia selected Anthony Stolarz) in 2012 Entry Draft, December 17, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Oulu (Finland), October 6, 2012.
[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 on linemate Steven Samkos
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