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Video: Stamkos scores on his own net (but collects two goals for the Bolts)

Mar 29, 2014, 9:36 PM EDT

Despite missing a significant chunk of the 2013-14 season, Steven Stamkos has 23 goals as of Saturday. That doesn’t mean that he’s immune to a bad bounce or two, however, as a pass he made during a delayed penalty ended up in his own empty net during tonight’s game vs. the Buffalo Sabres:

Cory Conacher was credited with the goal, which gives him seven this season.

To be fair to Stamkos, he generated a goal for Tampa Bay tonight, too. He remarkably hit that 22-goal mark in just his 29th game. In other words, the Lightning can give Stamkos a hard time about this without losing sleep about it.

In the interest of fairness, here is Stamkos’ 22nd goal.

Update: He also scored the game-winner in overtime, so it didn’t take him long to get the last laugh.

  1. stcrowe - Mar 29, 2014 at 9:56 PM

    A great goal scorer cant help but find the net.

  2. rushledger - Mar 29, 2014 at 10:06 PM

    If this was Crosby we’d never hear the end of it, but besides that things happen to all players even Stamkos caliber guys, oh well.

  3. penvik - Mar 29, 2014 at 10:46 PM

    Why would you bring Crosby into this? The jealously is amazing at this point.

  4. themagicfanguy - Mar 29, 2014 at 11:53 PM

    This has nothing to do with Crosby… And it DID get its own post after all.

  5. rushledger - Mar 30, 2014 at 12:46 AM

    Who’s jealous? Ok maybe I’ll try and find reason with your point, I’m jealous other really good players can not get heat for every little thing they do good or bad.

  6. pastabelly - Mar 30, 2014 at 7:52 AM

    Okay, you asked for it, so here it is.

    At least Stamkos is not such a dink like Crosby is. Some great players are also class acts.

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