Steven Stamkos Hits 1,000 NHL Points

<a rel=
Codie McLachlan / Special Contributor

Steven Stamkos, 32, is the Tampa Bay Lightning’s captain. In the win on Thursday night against the Philadelphia Flyers, Stamkos became the first player in the Lightning’s franchise history to reach 1,000 career NHL points on an assist to Nikolas Paul’s second goal.

Stamkos also became the 95th player in NHL history to reach 1,000 NHL points. He joins the company of Sidney Crosby, Alex Ovechkin, Patrick Kane, Evgeni Malkin, Anze, Kopitar, Eric Staal, Nicklas Backstrom, and Patrice Bergeron as they are the only active players to have 1,000 points.

Steven Stamkos Career

In addition, not only does Stamkos lead the Lightning in points but according to “Stamkos ranks first in Lightning history in points, goals (494), power-play goals (188) and game-winning goals, (75), second in assists (506), and third in games played (945).” This season Steven went on a nine-game point streak where he got 15 points. As of right now, he is the leader in goals and is second in points for Tampa Bay.

Throughout his career he has received many big achievements, “among his accolades, Stamkos has won the Rocket Richard Trophy as the NHL’s leader in goals twice (2010, 2012), has made the NHL Second All-Star team twice (2011, 2012), and has played in the NHL All-Star Game seven times (2011, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019, 2022)” from

Furthermore, he played a big role in Tampa Bay’s playoff runs to win the Stanley Cup. He had 91 points throughout the run and won the cup in 2020 and 2021.

1,000 Point Celebration

Earlier today, the Lightning held a ceremony for Steven before their game and they gave him and his sons each a golden stick. “Just amazing to share it with these guys,” Stamkos said. “It’s an individual statistic, but there are so many people that have helped me get here, from the players I played with in the past. “It just brings back so many amazing memories, like your parents getting you involved in the game, all that kind of stuff, just kind of flashes back. It’s one of those things that I don’t think hits you till a little later. But just to share that with the guys on the ice, that’s something you never dreamt of as a kid. So, for it to become a reality is pretty awesome.”

Get the latest sports news via Fantom Sports Industries. Follow us on Twitter @Fantom_sports. Like us on Facebook via Fantom Sports Industries. Subscribe to our YouTube channel via Fantom Sports. Subscribe to our Newsletter! Shop Fantom Sports Industries Merch.

Invest in your favorite athletes like stocks with “Prediction Strike!” Use code FANTOM when you sign up

Leave a Reply

Recent Posts

Corey Kluber
The Boston Red Sox (0-1) fell in their home opener against the […]
Jalen Hood Schifino Decalres
Jalen Hood-Schifino, freshman starting guard for the Indiana Hoosiers, has declared for […]
Los Blancos welcome Real Valladolid to the Bernabeu on Sunday. With the […]
International Break
Some people despise the international break while some actually like seeing players […]
Canelo Alvarez Potential Opponents
As one of the most dominant boxers in the world today, there […]

Subscribe to our Newsletter!

%d bloggers like this: