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Eastern Atlantic Standings

Team W-L-OTL Pts
58-18-6 122
54-21-7 115
51-23-8 110
51-26-5 107
32-39-11 75
32-40-10 74
33-42-7 73
22-49-11 55

2021 Stats

STATS A
Assists
P
Points
+/-
Plus-Minus Goals Scored For or Against Total
TOI/G
Time On Ice Per Game
PM
Penalty Minutes
Regular Season 17 39 4 12:48 24
Post Season 4 9 -2 13:08 13

Top Ross Colton News

  • Lightning's Ross Colton: Delivers helper Monday

    Colton notched an assist and seven PIM in Monday's 6-2 win over the Avalanche in Game 3.

    Colton set up Nick Paul for the game-winning tally at 1:26 of the second period. The helper ended a nine-game point drought for Colton, who hasn't been able to rack up much offense in the back half of the playoffs. The third-liner is up to nine points (five goals, four assists), 34 shots on net, 55 hits, 11 PIM and a minus-1 rating through 20 contests this postseason.

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  • Lightning's Ross Colton: Scores Game 2 winner

    Colton scored a goal on two shots in Thursday's 2-1 win over the Panthers.

    Colton scored the game-winner with less than four seconds remaining in regulation to give the Lightning a 2-0 series lead. The 25-year-old center has recorded a point in three straight games, with goals in his last two contests. Colton has five goals and two assists through nine games in the playoffs.

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  • Lightning's Ross Colton: Scores in Game 1 victory

    Colton scored a goal on five shots in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Panthers.

    Colton buried a rebound to score Tampa Bay's fourth goal on a third-period power play. The 25-year-old center has had a solid postseason with four goals and two assists while playing a middle-six role.

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  • Lightning's Ross Colton: Strikes twice in win

    Colton scored a pair of goals on five shots and added five hits in Sunday's 7-3 win over the Maple Leafs in Game 4.

    Colton's second-period tally stood as the game-winner, and he added the second of the Lightning's two empty-netters. The physical winger has benefited from home ice -- he has three goals and nine shots in the two games played in Tampa, compared to no points and just four shots in the pair of contests in Toronto. He's added 12 hits with a minus-2 rating from his third-line role.

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  • Lightning's Ross Colton: Another multi-point game

    Colton reached the 20-goal mark, scoring twice and adding an assist in Thursday's 8-1 victory over Toronto.

    Colton now has two goals in consecutive games and nine goals in 11 games since the start of April. The 25-year-old center has been on a tear of late despite averaging only 12:45 of ice time on Tampa's third line. In 73 games this season, Colton has recorded 21 goals and 17 assists.

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  • Lightning's Ross Colton: Late-season surge continues

    Colton scored two goals in Tuesday's 4-3 loss to the Red Wings.

    The second-year winger is thriving on a line with Steven Stamkos. Colton has eight goals and nine points over the last 12 games, and the 25-year-old now sits one tally shy of his first career 20-goal campaign.

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  • Lightning's Ross Colton: Three-point night

    Colton scored two goals including the game-winner and added an assist in Friday's 5-2 win over Chicago.

    After the teams battled to a 2-2 draw in the first period, the rest of the night was the Colton Show as he found the back of the back twice in the second before helping set up Brandon Hagel's empty-netter. Colton now has five goals and 10 points over the last 14 games as the second-year player begins to find his footing in the NHL.

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  • Lightning's Ross Colton: Tallies in Sunday's win

    Colton scored a goal on two shots and added two hits in Sunday's 2-1 win over the Canucks.

    Colton's goal at 5:06 of the first period held up as the game-winner, his second such tally this season. The 25-year-old is up to 11 goals, 25 points, 106 shots on net and 107 hits through 56 appearances. He's been at his best in March with two goals and three assists in his last six appearances despite playing limited minutes on the fourth line.

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  • Lightning's Ross Colton: Offers helper in loss

    Colton provided an assist, five shots on goal and four hits in Thursday's 4-1 loss to the Flames.

    Colton extended his point streak to four games (one goal, three assists), which is the longest run of his career. The 25-year-old was cold prior to this surge -- he went eight games without a point, including all of February. The winger has 24 points, 104 shots on net, 103 hits and a plus-1 rating through 54 contests. Colton has seen bottom-six minutes lately, but he can be effective in deeper fantasy formats when he's scoring.

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  • Lightning's Ross Colton: Chips in with assist

    Colton recorded an assist, two shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Sunday's 6-3 win over the Blackhawks.

    Colton set up Mikhail Sergachev's insurance tally in the third period. The 25-year-old Colton was held off the scoresheet for all of February and the first two games in March, but he's picked up an assist in each of his last two outings. The physical forward has 22 points, 98 shots on net, 97 hits and a plus-2 rating in 52 contests overall, playing mainly in a bottom-six role.

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  • Lightning's Ross Colton: Stays hot with goal

    Colton netted a goal in a 3-2 shootout loss to the Golden Knights on Saturday.

    Colton provided the first goal of the night for the Lightning in the third period, cutting the deficit to 2-1. The left winger has just one assist in the new year, but he's scored five goals across his last six contests.

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  • Lightning's Ross Colton: Opens and closes scoring Saturday

    Colton scored a pair of goals on four shots in Saturday's 7-1 win over the Sharks.

    Colton struck just 3:17 into the game, and it was basically all Lightning after that. The 25-year-old added another goal early in the third period to finish off the scoring. Colton has four tallies and an assist in his last six outings despite playing mainly in a bottom-six role. The forward has eight goals, 19 points, 81 shots on net, 79 hits and a plus-1 rating in 40 appearances overall. Despite his limited role with the Lightning's forwards almost all healthy, Colton's recent success could be of interest in fantasy.

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  • Lightning's Ross Colton: Scores lone goal in loss

    Colton scored a goal on four shots in Friday's 5-1 loss to the Ducks.

    Colton spoiled John Gibson's shutout bid with a tally at 5:25 of the third period. The 25-year-old Colton has collected two goals and an assist in five games since returning from the COVID-19 protocols, though he's often played in a bottom-six role in that stretch. He's become a versatile part of the Lightning's roster this season while collecting 17 points, 77 shots on net, 79 hits and 16 PIM in 39 contests.

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  • Lightning's Ross Colton: Exits COVID-19 protocols

    Colton (not injury related) cleared COVID-19 protocols Tuesday, per Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site.

    The 25-year-old Colton averaged 15:50 of ice time -- 2:04 during the power-play -- and recorded five points through his last 10 appearances.

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  • Lightning's Ross Colton: Good to go Tuesday

    Colton, who cleared COVID-19 protocols Tuesday, will suit up against the Sabres, Erik Erlendsson of LightningInsider.com reports.

    Colton will be in the lineup for the first time since Jan. 2. The 25-year-old is averaging 13:54 of ice time with 14 points through 34 games this season.

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  • Lightning's Ross Colton: Expected back Monday

    The Lightning expect Colton (COVID-19) to return for Monday's game in New Jersey, Joe Smith of The Athletic reports.

    Saturday will mark the third game Colton misses while in COVID-19 protocols. The winger, with 14 points in 34 games this season, should return to his usual role once healthy.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-0, 191 lbs
Birthplace: Robbinsville, NJ
Age: 25
Experience: 2
Shoots: Left