17 Facts About Brayden Point


Brayden Point was born on March 13,1996 and is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre playing for the Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League.

FactSnippet No. 2,476,290

Brayden Point won back-to-back Stanley Cups with the Lightning in 2020 and 2021, leading the playoffs in goal scoring both times, including scoring the Stanley Cup-clinching goal of the 2020 Stanley Cup Finals.

FactSnippet No. 2,476,291

Brayden Point was drafted in the first round, fourteenth overall by the Moose Jaw Warriors of the 2011 Western Hockey League Bantam Draft.

FactSnippet No. 2,476,292

Brayden Point was ranked 31st among North American skaters by the NHL Central Scouting Services.

FactSnippet No. 2,476,293

Brayden Point was drafted in the third round, 79th overall by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.

FactSnippet No. 2,476,294

On October 11,2016, the Tampa Bay Lightning announced that Brayden Point had made the opening night roster out of training camp.

FactSnippet No. 2,476,295

Brayden Point had had an impressive training camp, recording three preseason goals.

FactSnippet No. 2,476,296

On October 15,2016, Brayden Point recorded his first NHL point, which came when he assisted on Valtteri Filppula's game winner in the 3rd period.

FactSnippet No. 2,476,297

On October 18,2016, Brayden Point recorded his first NHL shootout goal on his first attempt against goaltender James Reimer of the Florida Panthers.

FactSnippet No. 2,476,298

In doing so, Brayden Point became the 27th player to score in the shootout before their first career NHL goal.

FactSnippet No. 2,476,299

Brayden Point recorded his first career playoff assist and point in the Lightning victory.

FactSnippet No. 2,476,300

Brayden Point recorded his three goals within 1 minute and 31 seconds, the sixth-fastest three goals scored in NHL history.

FactSnippet No. 2,476,301

Eight days later, in game five, Brayden Point scored in the first overtime period to clinch the series for the Lightning.

FactSnippet No. 2,476,302

Brayden Point eventually won the Stanley Cup on September 28,2020, after leading the league in goals.

FactSnippet No. 2,476,303

On July 28,2021, Brayden Point signed an eight-year, $76 million extension with the Lightning.

FactSnippet No. 2,476,304

Brayden Point was named to the Team Canada roster that captured a gold medal at the 2015 IIHF U20 World Junior Championships.

FactSnippet No. 2,476,305

Brayden Point is the younger brother of Riley Brayden Point, who played for the Canmore Eagles.

FactSnippet No. 2,476,306