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Derek Stepan | Center

Team: New York Rangers
Age / DOB:  (24) / 6/18/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 196
College: Wisconsin
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Derek Stepan had an assist in a 3-2 overtime win against Ottawa.
Stepan has recorded at least a point in three straight games. He has eight goals and 32 points in 31 contests in 2014-15. Jan 21 - 11:07 AM

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Derek Stepan scored two goals in Sunday's 5-2 win over Pittsburgh.

Stepan now has an impressive five multi-point games in his last 10. His second period goal chased Marc-Andre Fleury from the Pittsburgh net. The 24-year-old has four points in his last three games and 31 points in 30 games overall.
Jan 18 - 3:45 PM

Derek Stepan registered two assists in Friday's 2-1 win over Columbus.

Stepan missed the Rangers' last game because of an upper body injury. It's nice to see him back producing so soon. Stepan picked up the primary assists on each of the Rangers' goals tonight. The 24-year-old is now rolling at a point-per-game pace. He has six goals and 29 points in 29 games. Marc Staal and Chris Kreider scored for New York.
Jan 16 - 11:38 PM

Derek Stepan is expected to return Friday night and center the Rangers' second line in Columbus.

Stepan, who has 27 points in 28 games this season, will play between Chris Kreider and Martin St. Louis. He's one of the Rangers' most important catalysts and is playing between two dynamic wingers, so feel free to activate him if you normally would.
Jan 16 - 6:44 PM

Derek Stepan (upper body) will be a game-time decision Friday night.

He is going to participate in the pregame warmup and see how he feels. It hasn't been said who might come out if Stepan plays, but it might be J.T. Miller or Tanner Glass.
Jan 16 - 6:29 PM

Derek Stepan (upper body) is considered day-to-day.

Stepan suffered the injury during Tuesday's game against the Islanders. Stepan will travel with the Rangers, but he probably won't end up playing in Thursday's contest in Boston.
Jan 15 - 11:28 AM

Derek Stepan sustained an upper-body injury during a 3-0 loss to the Islanders on Tuesday.

Stepan was limited to three shifts in the second period and didn't play at all in the final frame. Rangers coach Alain Vigneault wasn't ready to discuss the severity of the injury on Tuesday and the team didn't reveal the nature of the injury. However, it's believed that Stepan was hurt when he absorbed a slash to his right hand. If he ends up missing any games, J.T. Miller might be asked to take his spot on a line with Martin St. Louis and Chris Kreider.
Jan 14 - 9:22 AM

Derek Stepan picked up a couple of assists on Saturday in a 3-1 win over San Jose.

The Rangers swept through California, winning all three games as they are red-hot of late. Stepan was in a mini-slump as he had gone the previous three games without a point but he got back on track Saturday. Stepan has six goals and 27 points in 27 games this season and should be a must start in most pools.
Jan 11 - 9:50 AM

Derek Stepan notched his third three-point effort of the season in the Rangers' 5-2 win over the Panthers on Wednesday.

His first two helpers were classic hockey assists as he wasn't truly part of the play anymore by the time the goal was being scored, but you won't hear too many people complaining. His third helper however expertly sprung Marty St. Louis for a breakaway that turned into Dominic Moore's dagger of a goal. Stepan now has 25 points in 23 games.
Wed, Dec 31, 2014 09:51:00 PM

Derek Stepan tallied his third career hat trick to power the Rangers to a 3-1 win over the Devils on Saturday night.

Stepan scored one in each period — shorthanded, on the power play and via the empty net. The 24-year-old center is on a five-game points streak, which has seen his numbers climb to six goals and 22 points in 21 games, so he’s definitely setting himself up for a career season. Martin St. Louis had two assists, while Dan Boyle and Carl Hagelin picked up one apiece. The Rangers have won eight games in a row.
Sat, Dec 27, 2014 09:43:00 PM

Derek Stepan had a goal and an assist in a 5-2 victory Tuesday night.

Stepan has been limited to 17 games this season due to a fractured fibula, but he's been great since making his season debut on Nov. 8. He now has three goals and 16 points in 2014-15.
Source: NY Post
Wed, Dec 17, 2014 09:18:00 AM

Derek Stepan had a goal in the Rangers' 5-0 win Sunday night.

Stepan is now on a three-game point streak. After missing the start of the season due to a fractured fibula, he now has two goals and seven points in eight contests.
Mon, Nov 24, 2014 08:57:00 AM

Derek Stepan is getting close to 100 percent as he missed the first month of the season with a fractured fibula.

Stepan will play his second game between Martin St. Louis and Chris Kreider on Sunday as the Rangers top line. "The strength is slowly starting to get back," Stepan said. "I think after game five I finally felt like I could go back in the weight room and I could have that balance of getting in a lift while still playing. I kind of expected it to be this way." Stepan has a goal and six points in seven games thus far and should do better with St. Louis and Kreider on his flank.
Sun, Nov 23, 2014 08:30:00 AM

Derek Stepan played in his 300th game on Monday.

Stepan marked the occasion by recording an assist in the 5-1 loss to Tampa Bay. Since breaking into the league in 2010, he didn't miss a regular season game until he suffered a fractured fibula that forced him to miss the first 12 contests of the 2014-15 campaign.
Tue, Nov 18, 2014 10:54:00 AM

Derek Stepan had a goal in the Rangers' 4-3 shootout loss to Colorado on Thursday.

Stepan has gotten off to a great start since returning from a fractured fibula with four points in four games. The time he missed might prevent him from reaching the 60-point mark for the first time in his career, but he could still end up recording 50 points over the remainder of the season.
Fri, Nov 14, 2014 10:56:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Derek Stepan
2Derick Brassard
3J.T. Miller
4Dominic Moore
LW1Rick Nash
2Chris Kreider
3Carl Hagelin
4Tanner Glass
RW1Martin St. Louis
2Mats Zuccarello
3Jesper Fast
4Lee Stempniak
5Kevin Hayes
D1Ryan McDonagh
2Daniel Girardi
3Marc Staal
4Kevin Klein
5Dan Boyle
6John Moore
7Matt Hunwick
G1Henrik Lundqvist
2Cameron Talbot