The Bolts captain enters this week riding a six-game point streak, which is currently his longest of the season. He has also recorded multi-point games in four of those outings and has at least a point in all but one game since the calendar flipped to 2012.
2. MARTIN ST. LOUIS Like Lecavalier, Tampa Bay’s veteran winger also has registered points in six straight games, with two goals and eight assists. He continues to set up goals for his teammates, amassing 18 assists in 16 games since returning from injury, while scoring just three during that stretch.
3. STEVEN STAMKOS The 2012 All-Star has collected four goals and seven points in his past seven games. Stamkos leads the NHL with 32 goals and also ranks fifth in points with 52.
4. TEDDY PURCELL The Lightning winger comes into this week with points in three of his past five games and in four of his past seven overall. Purcell has also produced two multi-point performances in his past five games.
5. STEVE DOWNIE The Bolts forward has points in two of his past four games, recording a goal, three assists and four points in that span. Downie has also registered a plus or even rating in each of his team’s games all but once since Jan. 13 at Washington.
Bolts By The Numbers
Successful shootout attempts by Steven Stamkos this past weekend at the 2012 NHL All- Star Skills Competition Elimination Shootout event.
Wins when trailing after two periods, which ranks second of all 30 clubs behind Ottawa and Colorado.
Number of games straight in which St. Louis and Lecavalier have recorded an assist, which are the longest assist streaks by Lightning players this season
Points out of the eighth and final playoff spot heading into the week.