• RSS
Derek Stepan
Derek Stepan
Center  - NYR
(STEHP-ahn, DEHR-ihk)
Number: 21
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 196
Shoots: Right
Born: Jun 18, 1990  (Age 25)
Birthplace: Hastings, MN, United States
Hometown: Hastings, Minnesota
Drafted: NYR / 2008 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 2nd (51st overall) PROSPECT BIO
Last Game: Recorded an assist and posted a +1 rating on 2/10 at PIT - Has notched 18 points (6 G, 12 A) in his last 32 games, including 10 points (3 G, 7 A) in the last 15 games and 8 points (1 G, 7 A) in the last 11 games - Has posted a FOW% of 50.0 or better in 14 of the last 20 games (189-for-349; 54.2% over the span) BLUESHIRT BULLETS: - Leads NYR in assists (177) and points (275), and ranks 2nd in GP (406), goals (98), and plus/minus rating (+93) since he joined the team in 2010-11 - Leads the NHL in SHA (9) and ranks 3rd in SHP (13) since 2012-13 - Ranks 4th among NHL centers in plus/minus rating since he entered the NHL in 2010-11 (+93; trails Toews, Bergeron, and Kopitar) 2015-16: - Is tied for 14th in the NHL in takeaways (40) - Leads NYR in takeaways and SHG (1), is tied for the team lead in SHP (1), and ranks 3rd in faceoff wins (316) - NYR have posted a 28-13-3 record in games which he has played, including a 17-2-1 record in games which he has tallied a point

Signed as a free agent by Kuopio (Finland), November 11, 2012.