TAMPA Youth Kevin Labanc Jersey , Fla. (AP) — Steven Stamkos and the Tampa Bay Lightning are piling up points.Stamkos had three goals to become the first player from the 2008 draft to reach 700 points, and the NHL-leading Lightning won their seventh consecutive game by beating the New York Rangers 6-3 on Monday night.“Stammer is finding his groove,” Tampa Bay coach Jon Cooper said.Stamkos scored power-play goals that tied the game in the first and second periods. The center completed his ninth hat trick and first since Oct. 13, 2014, against Montreal from the slot at 10:41 of the third.“I knew it had been a while,” Stamkos said with a laugh. “I don’t know the exact date . I don’t want to hear it.”The Lightning star, coming off a two-goal, two-assist outing in Saturday night’s 7-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche Martin Jones Jersey , has 701 points in 696 career games. He joins Martin St. Louis (953) and Vincent Lecavalier (874) as the only Tampa Bay players reaching the 700-point milestone.Ryan McDonagh had a go-ahead goal, Anthony Cirelli had the other two Tampa Bay goals, and Louis Domingue made 23 saves.Kevin Hayes had two goals and Jesper Fast also scored for the Rangers, who have lost six of eight (2-5-1). Henrik Lundqvist stopped 30 shots.“To be able to beat some of the best teams, you have play really strict and smart, and make the right decision with or without the puck,” Lundqvist said. “So, the next time we play a top team like this we need to do all those things.”New York defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk left in the second period with an upper-body injury. He took a check around the left shoulder and had a sling on his left arm postgame.Rangers coach David Quinn had no update after the game on Shattenkirk http://www.officialsharks.com/authentic-...logan-couture-jersey , who will be evaluated Tuesday.Stamkos scored from the left circle while falling down at 6:19 of the second before McDonagh put Tampa Bay up 3-2 with 7:18 left in the period.“Nothing kind of seems to phase us,” McDonagh said.Cirelli extended his goal streak to three games 24 seconds before Stamkos’ third goal of the goal.Fast and Cirelli, with an empty-netter, had late third-period goals.The Rangers took a 1-0 lead 12:19 into the game when Hayes had a backhander from the left circle deflect off McDonagh’s skate.After Stamkos scored at 14:09 of the first, Hayes made it 2-1 with a rebound goal just 58 seconds later.The Lightning went 2 for 6 with the man advantage.“Take that many penalties, you’re not going to beat Tampa,” Lundqvist said. “That’s just the way it is. We can work really hard and do a lot of good things but it’s too important in the game. Hopefully we really learned a lesson.”New York failed to score on its lone power-play.“Ten minutes extra killing penalties is just not a recipe to have success in this league or any league really,” Quinn said.NOTES: New York has been ahead after the first just seven times (3-3-1). . Lightning RW Nikita Kucherov had an assist and has 22 assists and 27 points over his last 14 games. . Rangers RW Mats Zuccarello (groin) sat out his seventh consecutive game but is nearing a return. … Tampa Bay is 9-0-0 against the Metropolitan Division.UP NEXTRangers: Return home Friday night against Vegas.Lightning: Host Toronto Thursday night. WINNIPEG http://www.officialsharks.com/authentic-...s-tomas-hertl-jersey , Manitoba (AP) Kyle Connor admitted he had a chip on his shoulder after he was demoted from the Winnipeg Jets‘ top line.Now that the rookie is back up with center Mark Scheifele and right winger Blake Wheeler, he wants to show that’s where he belongs.He did Sunday night.Article continues below ...Connor scored twice, Wheeler and defenseman Tyler Myers each had three assists and the Jets beat the Florida Panthers 7-2 to take the Central Division lead.Connor started the season with Wheeler and Scheifele, but he was moved to the fourth line late last month. Now he’s been back up for a few games and has reached 21 goals.”Definitely,” Connor said when asked if he had something to prove after his demotion. ”You’re given that much ice time, you got to prove yourself out there and work that much harder. You got to be good every night.”Wheeler extended his points streak to five games. Scheifele has three goals and five assists during a four-game point roll.”(Coach) put back our line together and what difference in (Connor’s) game,” Wheeler said. ”Last game, he was all over every puck Womens Alexander Steen Jersey , created so many loose pucks for Scheif and I. It makes all the difference in the world for our line when he plays like that.”Scheifele, Nikolaj Ehlers, Bryan Little, Mathieu Perreault and Patrik Laine also scored and Connor Hellebuyck made 25 saves to help the Jets win their third straight. They are 6-2-1 with a game left on a 10-game homestand.Denis Malgin and Aleksander Barkov had power-play goals for Florida, and James Reimer stopped 27 shots.”I think we played a good game, our first two periods,” Barkov said. ”I don’t know, they just started scoring. We played a bad defensive game today and it cost us (the) whole game.”The Panthers had won three straight.”I wasn’t unhappy at 2-2 with 90 seconds to go in the second period Brayden Schenn Jersey ,” Panthers coach Bob Boughner said. ”Even though we didn’t have great legs, I thought that we were managing the game OK.”It got away from us in the third and that’s when the back-to-back hurts, I think, in the third period. That’s when you’re chasing and that’s when the brain starts going on you.”The teams were tied 1-1 after the first period and Winnipeg led 3-2 after two.Winnipeg’s run of killing off 16 straight penalties ended at 8:57 of the first period when Malgin’s shot from the top of the right circle went high past Hellebuyck while Myers was in the box for tripping.The Jets got their own power-play goal 13 seconds after Panthers defenseman Mark Pysyk was penalized for boarding. Wheeler threaded a pass through defenders across the front of the net for Connor, who quickly shot the puck into the net as Reimer was moving over at 12:06.Ehlers gave Winnipeg the 2-1 lead when his shot hit a Florida stick, the puck went up in the air and then rolled off Reimer’s back into the net at 4:39 of the second. It was his 23rd goal of the season.Barkov was credited with his 20th after he got a piece of a shot Evgenii Dadonov swatted into the net 22 seconds after Jets forward Jack Roslovic was sent off for holding at 7:12.A quick pass by Wheeler to Scheifele in the slot gave the Jets the 3-2 lead with 1:31 left in the second.Connor scored his 21st goal in his rookie season on another pass from Wheeler into the slot at 3:38. Little notched his 13th less than three minutes later to make it 5-2. Perreault picked up his 16th, and Laine got his team-leading 27th with a backhand shot with 1:35 remaining.UP NEXTPanthers: At Toronto on Tuesday night.Winnipeg: Hosts Los Angeles on Tuesday night.