Wednesday's notes: Stamkos scores 50th in Tampa win

TAMPA, FL - MARCH 06: Steven Stamkos #91 of the Tampa Bay Lightning celebrates his power play goal at 5:41 of the third period against the Ottawa Senators at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on March 6, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. The Senators defeated the Lightning 7-3. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

No matter how much times change, the 50-goal and 100-point milestones will always be considered landmark achievements in the NHL. Last night, it was Tampa Bay's Steven Stamkos taking center stage with his 50th goal. He leads the race for the Rocket Richard Trophy by a long way, and has a chance for his first overall scoring title, too.

Follow after the jump for your morning hockey news, which wraps up with the video of Stamkos' snipe:

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