Martin St. Louis RW TB 5 Days
Martin St. Louis was held off the scoresheet in Tampa Bay's 3-0 loss to Pittsburgh.
St. Louis has been held scoreless in four of Tampa Bay's last five games, although the one exception was a three-point effort against the New York Rangers. There was some concern that losing Steven Stamkos would negatively impact St. Louis' value and perhaps his recent inconsistent play is evidence of that. At the same time, St. Louis still has three goals and eight points in nine games since Stamkos was sidelined.
Martin St. Louis RW TB 9 Days
Martin St. Louis was superb against the Rangers on Monday as the Lightning dominated in a 5-0 win.
St. Louis registered two goals and an assist in the victory, proving that he can be a valuable contributor despite the absence of Steve Stamkos. Teddy Purcell also recorded two goals and an assist in the win while Nikita Kucherov recorded his first NHL goal.
Martin St. Louis RW TB 15 Days
Martin St. Louis picked up an assist and played in his 1,000th game Tuesday.
"I feel that I've accomplished a lot more than I could ever imagine," he said after the contest. "In terms of playing 1,000 games, that thought never even crossed my mind. Do I feel I have more to give? I think I do but I think the 1,000-game mark, with all the things I have done in this league, I think it's one of those that I'm going to hold up there." He stretched his current point streak to three games with the helper. St. Louis has a goal and four assists during that span to give him 21 points in 21 games. Even without the services of Steve Stamkos, he's still a dependable scoring threat.
Martin St. Louis RW TB 17 Days
Martin St. Louis recorded an assist in Tampa Bay's 6-3 loss Saturday.
St. Louis endured a five-game scoring drought, but he has bounced back with three points in two games. There is some concern that he will slow down while Steve Stamkos deals with a long-term leg injury, but St. Louis should still end up with around a point-per-game this season.
Martin St. Louis RW TB 20 Days
Martin St. Louis scored a goal and added two assists in a 5-1 win over the Ducks on Thursday.
So much for the notion that St. Louis would struggle without Steve Stamkos in the lineup. The offensive breakout snaps a five-game pointless drought for the veteran. The Lightning also received two goals and an assist from Valterri Filppula in the victory as well as tallies from Alex Killorn and Victor Hedman.
Martin St. Louis RW TB 20 Days
Martin St. Louis as stalled offensively of late.
He is currently in the midst of a five-game pointless slide and he has two helpers in his last seven contests. Without Steve Stamkos, the Lightning need their veteran captain to pick up his game and shoulder more of the load offensively. St. Louis has 16 points in 18 matches this season. He'll try to get back on track Thursday night against Anaheim.
Martin St. Louis RW TB 1 Month
Martin St. Louis scored a goal in Tampa Bay's 3-2 victory on Saturday.
St. Louis is tied for ninth in the NHL with 13 points in 10 games this season. He might be 38 years old, but that hasn't slowed him down yet and the fact that he often plays alongside Steve Stamkos doesn't hurt either. He's a strong contender to finish the season in the top-10 of the NHL's scoring race.
Martin St. Louis RW TB 2 Months
Martin St. Louis logged 21:29 of ice time in Thursday's contest.
He didn't practice Wednesday and was wearing a protective boot after taking a shot off his foot, but he was fine to play against Minnesota. "It felt great," St. Louis said of his foot. "(Wednesday) I wasn't sure but with the work of (trainers) Tom Mulligan and Mike Poirier, I felt it really helped me and I was able to go." He wasn't able to extend his five-game point streak, but he finished with two shots and a plus-1 rating.