Steven Stamkos

Steven Stamkos

About Steven Stamkos

Steven Christopher Stamkos (born February 7, 1990) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre and alternate captain for the Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League (NHL). Stamkos was the first overall pick in the 2006 OHL Entry Draft, from the Markham Waxers of the OMHA. Playing with the Sarnia Sting of the Ontario Hockey League, he scored 100 goals over two years. After a successful OHL career, Stamkos was selected first overall in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft by the Tampa Bay Lightning. He has won two Maurice Richard Trophies as the league's leading goal-scorer (2010 and 2012), is a one-time NHL Second Team All-Star (2011) and has been named to two NHL All-Star Games (2011, 2012). Stamkos is known for being one of the most elite goal scorers in the league today, having scored 51 goals during the 2009-10 NHL Season and 60 goals during the 2011-12 NHL season. Stamkos is of ethnic Macedonian and Scottish descent.

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