Steven Stamkos approaching elite ...
... but don't confuse Lightning center with Alex Ovechkin or Sidney Crosby just yet
Forty games into his rookie season, Steven Stamkos had only four goals and 10 assists.
That's stunning to consider now: He finished that season with 19 goals in 39 games, netted 51 goals last year, and is second behind Sidney Crosby in goals this season.
This all begs the question: Is he up there with Crosby and Alex Ovechkin, worthy of being entered into the "best" debate?
Not quite, but he's not far off.
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