Stamkos scored a power-play goal and added four hits in Monday night's 5-1 win over the Canadiens in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals. Stamkos fired a Nikita Kucherov pass past Carey Price late in the third period on the power play and broke Montreal's streak of 32 straight killed penalties. The Ontario native's goal was his eighth of the postseason and 18th point in 19 games.
Stamkos scored a pair of goals and added an assist Monday in an 8-0 win over the Islanders in Game 5. He finished with five shots and four assists. Stamkos kicked off the Tampa Bay rout just 45 seconds into the game, jumping on an errant bounce in front and burying it into a wide-open net. He made it 4-0 just under six minutes into the second period, hammering a one-timer from the left dot, then he drew an assist on Brayden Point's power-play tally in the final frame. Stamkos' three-point effort was a welcome sight after the veteran had produced just one assist over his previous five games.
Stamkos scored a pair of power-play goals and added an assist with the man advantage in Saturday's 6-4 win over Carolina in Game 4. Stamkos racked up all three of his points during a wild second period. He scored his first of two goals midway through the frame to make it a 2-2 game, assisted on Nikita Kucherov's tally that made it 4-3 Tampa Bay with 5:22 left in the period, then picked up his second goal five minutes later to make it 5-4. Stamkos has 13 points in 10 playoff games, with eight of them coming on the power play.
Stamkos notched a power-play assist in Thursday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Hurricanes in Game 3. Stamkos got the puck moving laterally on a snappy passing play that ended in Brayden Point's goal 8:57 into the second period. The 31-year-old Stamkos has produced three goals and seven assists in nine playoff outings. He's added 20 shots on net, 19 hits and a plus-3 rating, and five of his points have come with the man advantage.
Stamkos recorded an assist and three hits in Tuesday's 2-1 win over the Hurricanes in Game 2. Stamkos set up Alex Killorn's opening tally at 7:09 of the second period. The 31-year-old Stamkos is up to three goals and six helpers through eight playoff games. He's added 19 shots on net and 18 hits while averaging 16:56 of ice time per game in a second-line role.
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