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Steven Stamkos named NHL's Second Star of the Week

The Lightning Captain led the League with five goals and eight points last week

by Press Release /

NEW YORK (Feb. 3, 2020) - Edmonton Oilers center Leon Draisaitl, Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos and Vancouver Canucks center J.T. Miller have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Feb. 2.


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Stamkos led the NHL in goals (5) and points (5-3-8; tied) across four games as the Lightning (32-15-5, 69 points) won three of four contests to strengthen their hold on second place in the Atlantic Division. On Jan. 27, Stamkos reached the 20-goal mark for the 11th time in his career, scoring both Lightning goals in a 3-2 overtime loss to the Dallas Stars. He then posted his second straight multi-goal game Jan. 29, notching 2-1-3 in a 4-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings. The Tampa Bay captain closed the week with three points in a back-to-back set in California, recording an assist on the winning goal in a 4-3 triumph Jan. 31 at Anaheim followed by 1-1-2 in a 3-0 victory Feb. 1 at San Jose. A native of Markham, Ont., Stamkos, 29, ranks tied for 13th in League scoring with 23-33-56 in 49 games this season, including 6-6-12 over an active seven-game point streak dating to Jan. 14.

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