2014-2015 NHL Preview Guide

 

      

 

Highlights: Stamkos Hat Trick

Standard Spin: It was a big night for multiple Lightning skaters on Saturday, with the biggest performance being Steven Stamkos' hat trick.  Stamkos leads the NHL with 26 goals on the year.  Martin St. Louis (3A) set up each Stamkos goal, while Ryan Malone had 3A of his own, and Steve Downie had 1G and 2A.  The Lightning have found their collective offensive touch - look for more of the same in the new year.  Of note: Eric Staal collected 2A in the game, which gives him 5 points in his last 2 contests - the sleeping giant awakens... (Jan. 1)