WHL West First All-Star Team (2000) NHL All-Rookie Team (2004)
Traded to NY Islanders by Anaheim for Columbus' 4th round choice (previously acquired, Anaheim selected Jonas Ronnqvist) in 2000 Entry Draft, May 23, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Nykoping (Sweden-2), November 8, 2004. Missed majority of 2010-11 due to knee injury vs. Columbus, November 24, 2010. Traded to New Jersey by NY Islanders for Brian Rolston, July 28. 2011. Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, September 30. 2011.
[Stamkos] is a great teammate and a great leader, that's why he's got the 'C'. He brings that tremendous work ethic to the rink and he's one of the top players in the game. I know if I put the passes where they are supposed to be, there's a very good chance he's going to put it in the back of the net.
— Lightning forward Jonathan Drouin on linemate Steven Samkos
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