Lightning, Hockey Fans React To Steven Stamkos’ New Record

TAMPA — It took six minutes and 54 seconds for Steven Stamkos to make history Monday night as the veteran forward notched his 384th career goal, surpassing Vincent Lecavalier’s previous franchise record of 383.

Many fans, former teammates and admirers took to Twitter shortly after the Stamkos’ tipped shot to help him celebrate the new career milestone.

ESPN Senior NHL Writer Greg Wyshynski admired Stamkos from afar:

Stamkos: 384 goals in 737 games with the LightningLecavalier: 383 goals in 1,037 games with the LightningStamkos is OK.

— Greg Wyshynski (@wyshynski) March 19, 2019

Former teammate and the previous record-holder himself, Vincent Lecavalier, also congratulated Stamkos from afar:

From one captain to another. ⚡️#Stammertime | #GoBolts pic.twitter.com/MjZEmPehjT

— x - Tampa Bay Lightning (@TBLightning) March 19, 2019

Former teammate and Hockey Hall of Famer Martin St. Louis congratulated Stamkos with a throwback picture:

Congrats @RealStamkos91 for becoming the all time leader in goals for @TBLightning. Was a lot fun to be part of some of your earlier ones! #notsurprised pic.twitter.com/bfjWNvjY7m

— Martin St.Louis (@mstlouis_26) March 19, 2019

One fan missed the ultimate goal to answer Mother Nature’s call:

I go to the rest room and miss Stamkos ‘ goal #FML

— Mikey (@nolegsmike) March 19, 2019

Another fan channeled a MasterCard commercial celebrating the “priceless” moment:

Parking: freeTickets: freeWatching @RealStamkos91 become all time @TBLightning goal scorer: Priceless#gobolts #history #STAMMERTIME pic.twitter.com/CfVtZ3KxgR

— Tammy (@tammylynn2483) March 19, 2019

Brittany Austin, Lightning marketing and creative director, now gets to celebrate a new memory (in addition to the old one) with the moment:

This was in my memories today...6 years ago. Now @RealStamkos91 breaks the franchise record with 384 career goals! #StammerTime #GoBolts #LoveMyJob pic.twitter.com/jFqQrJocMk

— Brittany Austin (@BrittanyAust10) March 19, 2019

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Source : https://www.tampabay.com/sports/2019/03/19/lightning-hockey-fans-react-to-steven-stamkos-new-record/

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Lightning, Hockey Fans React To Steven Stamkos’ New Record

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Lightning, Hockey Fans React To Steven Stamkos’ New Record

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Lightning, Hockey Fans React To Steven Stamkos’ New Record