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Steven Stamkos

Born:February 7, 1990Draft:2008 Lightning, 1st Rd, 1st overall
Hometown:Markham, ON, CANPosition:Centre/Wing
Known For:StammerShoots:Left
National Team:CAN

Steven Stamkos (born February 7, 1990) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre and captain of the Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League (NHL). After a successful OHL career, Stamkos was selected first overall in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft by the Lightning. He is a two-time Maurice Richard Trophy winner as the NHL’s leading goal-scorer (2010 and 2012), is a two-time NHL Second Team All-Star (2011, 2012), and has been named to six NHL All-Star Games. He has scored the most points among players born in the 1990s decade. Stamkos captained the Lightning to a Stanley Cup championship in 2020, winning his first title and the franchise’s second.

Steven Stamkos Tampa Bay Lightning 2020 Stanley Cup
Steven Stamkos of the Tampa Bay Lightning hoists the 2020 Stanley Cup. (Photo by Andy Devlin/NHLI via Getty Images)

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Deeper Dive


  • Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award 2023
  • NHL YoungStars Game 2009
  • 2x Maurice “Rocket” Richard Trophy 2010, 2012
  • NHL All-Star Game 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019
  • NHL Second All-Star Team 2011, 2012
  • EA Sports NHL cover athlete 2012
  • 2x Stanley Cup champion 2020, 2021
  • World U18 All-Star Team 2007
  • World Championship All-Star Team 2009
  • World Cup of Hockey Champion 2016