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Steve Ott | Winger | #29

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (34) / 8/19/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 193
Drafted: 2000 / Rd. 1 (25) / DAL
Contract: view contract details

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Steve Ott tallied a pair of points during Sunday's 5-2 win over the Penguins.
With the goal and assist he picked up, he's up to three goals and six points in 41 games this season. He even picked up a minor penalty for good measure, making everyone happy today. Feb 19 - 6:54 PM

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Steve Ott will tag into four line dut against the Wild on Sunday.

He'll skate to the left of Luke Glendening and Riley Sheahan. Ott has picked up 56 PIMs and 80 hits in 37 games so far this season.
Feb 12 - 3:01 PM

Steve Ott, Tomas Jurco and Ryan Sproul will each be scratched against Columbus on Saturday.

Of the three it's Ott who has compiled a modicum of fantasy value, posting 56 PIMs and 80 hits in 37 games thus far. Jurco meanwhile is still searching for his first points through 16 games.
Feb 11 - 4:44 PM

Steve Ott will be scratched on Tuesday night.

He was taken off injured reserve Monday, but won't play against Columbus. That means that Tomas Jurco will remain in the lineup.
Feb 7 - 11:20 AM

Steve Ott (shoulder) has been activated from injured reserve.

He will be available to play on Tuesday against Columbus after being sidelined since Jan. 12 due to a shoulder injury. Ott has four points and 56 penalty minutes in 37 games this season.
Feb 6 - 11:35 AM

Steve Ott (shoulder) is questionable for Tuesday night.

He has been sidelined since Jan. 12. Ott took part in Monday's practice, but he isn't sure if he will be ready to play.
Jan 23 - 5:12 PM

Steve Ott has been placed on the injured reserve list due to a shoulder problem.

Ott hurt his shoulder all the way back on Jan. 1, but he played through it. Putting Ott on the IR list opens a spot for Darren Helm (shoulder), who might be ready to return on Friday.
Jan 19 - 2:52 PM

Steve Ott, Ryan Sproul and Tomas Jurco will be scratched against Pittsburgh on Saturday.

Of the three, it's the veteran Ott who has posted the most fantasy value. Through 37 games he has four points along with 56 PIMs and 80 hits. Not too shabby if you're in the right pool.
Source: Dave Hogg
Jan 14 - 2:43 PM

Steve Ott will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Chicago Blackhawks.

It's the first time the Wings make Ott a healthy scratch since Nov. 26. He hasn't scored a goal since Nov. 29. Ott two goals, two assists and 56 penalty minutes in 36 games. Nick Jensen and Tomas Jurco will also watch the game from the press box.
Jan 10 - 8:30 PM

Steve Ott will get some power-play ice time, based on Tuesday's practice units.

Ott practiced on the same unit as Niklas Kronwall, Anthony Mantha, Henrik Zetterberg and Tomas Tatar. "We don’t spend enough time in the zone and there are two reasons for that," coach Jeff Blashill said. "We don’t retrieve enough pucks, so he (Ott) can certainly help with retrieving pucks, and the other is the break in. Those are two things we have to make sure we do a better job of." Ott has just two goals and four points in 33 games this season.
Jan 4 - 11:00 AM

Steve Ott fought Matt Martin during the Centennial Classic on Sunday.

Just as the speed and volatility of the game was picking up early on in the third, Ott dropped the mitts with Martin. Ott also laid three hits in the game as he played just over 10 minutes during the 5-4 overtime loss to Toronto. Ott now has 54 PIMs and 71 hits in 33 games this season.
Jan 1 - 8:26 PM

Steve Ott is thrilled to finally get a chance to play in an outdoor game.

He'll be suiting up for the Red Wings in Sunday's Centennial Classic at BMO Field in Toronto. "I grew up in the Winnipeg area until I was 10 years old, that’s where I learned to play hockey," Ott said. "When I learned to play hockey, it was all outdoor ice. Those kind of memories are going through my mind, when I learned the game outside, and now to get an opportunity to play a game in the NHL (outdoors), it’ll be a blast."
Sat, Dec 31, 2016 11:06:00 AM

Steve Ott is projected to center Detroit's fourth line on Friday night.

He practiced between Tyler Bertuzzi and Drew Miller on Thursday. "He's an accountable player," coach Jeff Blashill said. "He's good defensively, so you can trust him. He brings the physicality, the irritation that has been well-documented. But he's also strong on the puck and he brings energy to your locker room." He has chipped in one goal and two points in 14 games this campaign.
Fri, Nov 18, 2016 07:49:00 AM

Steve Ott scored his first goal of 2016-17 in Thursday's 3-1 win over Vancouver.

He gave the Red Wings a 3-1 lead at the 15:14 mark of the third period on a superb deflection. Ott has picked up two points and 17 penalty minutes in 12 games this season.
Fri, Nov 11, 2016 08:12:00 AM

The NHL Department of Player Safety has fined Steve Ott $2,222.22, the maximum allowable under the CBA, for spearing Zdeno Chara on Saturday.

Sticks are for playing the puck and that's about it in hockey. Hopefully this will prove to be an isolated incident for the veteran grinder.
Sun, Oct 30, 2016 02:27:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Dylan Larkin
2Frans Nielsen
3Darren Helm
4Luke Glendening
LW1Henrik Zetterberg
2Tomas Tatar
3Anthony Mantha
4Steve Ott
5Drew Miller
RW1Thomas Vanek
2Gustav Nyquist
3Andreas Athanasiou
4Justin Abdelkader
5Riley Sheahan
6Johan Franzen
7Joe Vitale
D1Mike Green
2Danny DeKeyser
3Jonathan Ericsson
4Xavier Ouellet
5Brendan Smith
6Niklas Kronwall
7Ryan Sproul
8Nick Jensen
G1Petr Mrazek
2Jimmy Howard
3Jared Coreau