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Steven Stamkos becomes Lightning all-time points leader

His 954th point put him ahead of Martin St. Louis for the record.
Credit: AP
Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) before an NHL hockey game against the Anaheim Ducks Thursday, April 14, 2022, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

TAMPA, Fla. — A future Lightning legend added another accolade to his team resume. 

Steven Stamkos became the franchise's all-time points leader after scoring a goal during Thursday night's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs. During the second period, with the Bolts up 2-0, Stamkos slapped a pass from Kucherov straight into the net. 

His 954th point put him ahead of hall-of-famer Martin St. Louis for the all-time franchise record. 

Stamkos started his career with the Bolts in 2008, becoming a household name for the franchise and eventually the team's captain. He was the heart and soul of the team's back-to-back Stanley Cup Championships.