Some would say that the finish of the 2010-11 season was disappointing for Steven Stamkos.
He finished the season with 45 goals and 46 assists, for six fewer goals and four fewer points than he had tallied the previous season.
The defending Rocket Richard winner finished second in goal-scoring, behind Anaheim Ducks Corey Perry, who scored 50.
After a playoff run that shocked many, Stamkos and the Tampa Bay Lightning fell in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals.
While yes, those are disappointing, the season itself was not a complete disappointment for Stamkos or his team.
However, the signs point to Stamkos having a fantastic season this year. Here's why.