Tampa Bay Lightning star Steven Stamkos, with 58 goals, needs two in his last three games to reach 60. If he does, he will be just the second player in 15 seasons to reach the mark and the first since Washington's Alex Ovechkin scored 65 in 2007-08.

Hall of Fame coach Scott Bowman, a Sarasota resident who attends almost all Lightning home games, said the best comparison to Stamkos is former Islanders great Mike Bossy, who had five 60-goal seasons in a 10-year career and scored fewer than 50 only once.

"The thing with Bossy is he was always thinking, 'How am I going to get open and get into scoring position?' Bowman said. "Stamkos does the same thing."

Bossy recently spoke with the Tampa Bay Times about his career and his impressions of Stamkos: