Former No. 1 NHL draft picks set high standard for Lightning’s Stamkos

The bar is set high for Steven Stamkos.The last three forwards chosen first overall in the NHL entry draft - Patrick Kane, Sidney Crosby and Alexander Ovechkin - were impact players immediately in the NHLKane and Ovechkin won the league's rookie award - the Calder Trophy - in their freshman years.
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Doug Stolhand is one of the co-founders and co-hosts of the Puck Podcast and has been a member of the NHL media since the show's inception in 2006.