The 2012 All-Star has a point in all but one of his past 10 games and notched his league-leading 30th goal of the season on Friday at Washington, marking his third-consecutive season of reaching the 30-goal plateau.
2. VINCENT LECAVALIER Tampa Bay’s captain has recorded a multi-point game in three of his past four outings, recording six points. Lecavalier also has points in six of his past seven games, registering four goals and nine points over that stretch, and recorded a season-high 14 penalty minutes in the team’s last game on Sunday versus Pittsburgh.
4. RYAN MALONE The Bolts winger has appeared on the score sheet in five of his past eight games, including three of the past four. Over that eight-game stretch, Malone has collected two goals and nine points.
4. MARTIN ST. LOUIS St. Louis has amassed points in all but one of his past four games. The Bolts veteran has registered five points in his past four contests, all assists, and ranks seventh in average ice time among all NHL forwards with 21:33.
5. MATT GILROY The Lightning defenseman scored his first goal of the season in the Bolts’ last game on Sunday against the Penguins to give him points in three of his past six games. Gilroy also had an assist on Jan. 10 against Vancouver and Jan. 5 at Ottawa, while his 32 shifts taken in the team’s last game were his second-most of the season.
Bolts By The Numbers
Regulation losses in one-goal games this season, which ties for the fewest in the NHL.
Consecutive seasons in which Steven Stamkos has recorded at least 30 goals.
Wins when trailing after two periods, which ranks second of all 30 clubs behind Ottawa.
Current players on the Lightning roster who played hockey for a United States college or university, as the Tampa Bay Times Forum prepares to host the 2012 Frozen Four this spring.
Points by Steven Stamkos this season, which ranks third in the NHL behind Evgeni Malkin (51) and Henrik Sedin (52).