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Steven Stamkos on the moment - Game 7

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I may come off dour hee as it is a cliche line - other hockey players have said it before, or variations of it. It doesn't mean this isn't a profound truth. As a kid fantasizing about the sport you play and love, iIt's never about being the vital cog during the season (dependanle, not the star but dependable and respected), it's always about being the center point at the most crucial moment and follwoing through: Game 7 of the playoffs, or the final seconds of the big game, the 9th inning... It's only the st round, but that al-world climactic stage of game 7 is tomorrow. Will Steven Stamkos live up to the boyhood dreams of clinching it when it's most needed?