Steven Stamkos had three goals to become the first player from the 2008 draft to reach 700 points as the NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning won their seventh consecutive game by beating the New York Rangers 6-3 on Monday night.
When Jim Montgomery accepted the head coaching position with the Stars over the summer, he said his team would be relentless. That would be the team identity, one who pressured pucks all over the ice and wore teams down with their puck possession.
Aleksander Barkov was named the new Captain of the Florida Panthers before the team's season home opener Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. Former Captain, Derek MacKenzie, presented Barkov with his new jersey prior to Monday's game.