JockBio Vital Stats
  • Tampa Bay Lightning • Center • #91
  • Height: 6' 1"
• Weight: 190 • Born: 2/7/90
  • Steven rooted for the Buffalo Bills as a boy. He was also a big Toronto Raptors fan.
  • Steven was the first overall pick in the 2006 Ontario Hockey League draft.
  • Steven was a good student in high school. With Sarnia in 2006–07, he was awarded the Bobby Smith Trophy as the OHL Scholastic Player of the Year.
  • In 2009-10, Steven became the NHL’s third-youngest 50-goal scorer. Only Wayne Gretzky and Jimmy Carson reached this level at an earlier age.
  • Steven scored his league-leading 51st goal with 13 seconds remaining in the 2009–10 regular season.
  • Of Steven’s 51 goals in 2009–10, 24 were off one-timers. Sixteen came from the left side and 14 from inside the left circle. Twelve of those came on the power play. 
  • Steven scored his first NHL goal against Ryan Miller of the Buffalo Sabres.
  • Steven suffered a mild concussion during the 2010 World Championships.
  • Steven’s nickname is “Stammer.”
  • Steven is one of a handful of NHL stars past and present who traces his family roots back to Macedonia. Others include All-Star defenseman Ed Jovanovski and Stanley Cup winning coach Tommy Ivan.
  • Steven’s first job was selling steaks at the St. Lawrence Market in Markham.
  • Steven sometimes warms up for games by kicking a soccer ball around.
  • Steven’s favorite sports movie is “Remember the Titans.” His favorite TV show is“Two and a Half Men.”
  • Steven believes he’d be playing professional baseball if he hadn’t chosen hockey as his #1 sport.
  • Steven likes the PGA. His favorite golfers are Sergio Garcia and Jim Furyk.



Jimmy Carson, 1989-90 Topps


Tommy Ivan, 1957 Parkhurst

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