TAMPA - Steven Stamkos sits on the precipice of reaching NHL immortality.
He's been on the verge of that moment since before Christmas. Since December 13, though, it's like the Grinch paid a visit and stole all his goals.
Stamkos enters Tuesday's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets two goals shy of becoming the 47th player in league history to score 500 goals. He's been within a hat trick of that mark for nearly a month now with just one goal in 10 games.
Going through that sort of a drought - at least it's a drought by his hefty standards - while sitting so close to history might seem as i...
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