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By Age 23, Steven Stamkos...

Thursday, 02.07.2013 / 11:22 AM / Features
By Peter Pupello  - Lightning Beat Reporter
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By Age 23, Steven Stamkos...
By Age 23, Steven Stamkos...

Steven Stamkos' Accomplishments Prior To Turning 23 On 2/7/13...

  • Is the third-youngest player in NHL history to record 50 goals in a season behind Jimmy Carson and Wayne Gretzky.
  • Set franchise records in 2009-10 for most power play goals in a single season with 24, which also led the NHL that season.
  • Became the first player in Lightning history to record 30 or more career goals as a teenager and is just one of six in NHL history.
  • Became the youngest player in NHL history to have an 18-game point streak, breaking Sidney Crosby’s record set in November 2007 (20 years, 28 days old).
  • Leads the league with 163 goals since the start of the 2009-10 season.
  • Ranks first on the franchise’s all-time list for most goals scored in a single season with 60.
  • In 2010, became the youngest player to win the Rocket Richard Trophy since Rick Nash in 2004.
  • Became one of six players in the last two decades who scored 50 goals as a teenager and is included among active players who also scored 100 points in addition, before turning 20 years old.
  • Is just one of four players in NHL history to win the Rocket Richard Trophy more than once in his career.
  • Has finished in the top five of league scoring for points in each of the past three seasons.
  • Ranks fourth in NHL history for most career goals before age 23 with 186, behind only Mario Lemieux, Dale Hawerchuk and Wayne Gretzky.
  • Set the NHL record last season with five overtime goals.
  • Holds the franchise record for most goals on home ice in a single season with 36
  • Is the only NHL player to record 40 or more goals in each of the past three calendar years
  • Has been named to the NHL All-Star Team on two occasions