|NUMBER:||9||BIRTHDATE:||March 12, 1983 (AGE 32)|
|HEIGHT:||6' 3"||BIRTHPLACE:||Turku, Finland|
|WEIGHT:||215||DRAFTED:||MIN / 2001 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Left||ROUND:||1st (6th overall)|
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[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.