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Derek Stepan | Center | #21

Team: New York Rangers
Age / DOB:  (26) / 6/18/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 196
College: Wisconsin
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 2 (51) / NYR
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Derek Stepan scored a goal in Sunday's 6-3 loss to the Anaheim Ducks.
Stepan's goal gave his team a 2-1 lead in the first period, but the Ducks were able to tie it up less than four minutes later. Stepan has now scored in back-to-back games. He's up to 15 goals and 51 points in 76 contests. Mar 27 - 10:11 AM

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Derek Stepan scored what ended up being the game-winner as the New York Rangers beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-0 on Saturday.

It's his second GWG of 2016-17 and 14th goal overall, also giving him 50 points in 75 games. While he's professed disappointment with his goal-scoring after setting a career-high with 22 last season, he's more or less in keeping with his usual totals and hits 50 points for the fourth consecutive season.
Mar 26 - 1:16 AM

Derek Stepan snapped his 23-game goalless drought in Sunday's 4-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings.

It wasn't the nicest goal of his career, but he'll definitely take it. "That’s how you break those, and it felt good," Stepan said. "It was a rough stretch, though, I’ll tell you that." He has 13 goals and 34 assists in 69 games this season.
Mar 13 - 11:23 AM

Derek Stepan has not found the back of the net in 20 games.

That is quite a poor streak for the center who is stuck on 12 goals. "My individual game," Stepan said, "it’s got to get better." Stepan has 44 points in 65 games with a plus-16 rating so you have to hope that he breaks out of it quickly as he should stay in your lineup in deeper pools.
Source: NY Post
Mar 6 - 8:59 AM

Derek Stepan picked up his 31st assist of the season during Sunday's 5-2 loss to the Blue Jackets.

He's now up to 43 points through 62 games thus far. Stepan is knocking on the door of his fifth 50-point season in the last six years.
Feb 26 - 8:50 PM

Derek Stepan is fine to play on Tuesday after injuring his hip.

He was hurt on Sunday but skated in the morning and got the green light to play.
Feb 21 - 2:50 PM

Derek Stepan sustained a hip injury on Sunday.

Stepan is still regarded as probable for Tuesday's game though. He has 12 goals and 42 points in 58 contests in 2016-17.
Feb 20 - 12:29 PM

Derek Stepan collected his 42nd point of the season during Sunday 2-1 win over the Capitals.

It was his 30th assist of the campaign giving him four straight with at least as many helpers.
Feb 19 - 3:39 PM

Derek Stepan picked up an assist during Sunday's 4-3 win over the Flames.

Stepan now has assists in three of his last five games. The veteran pivot lifts his season's sum to 27 assists and 39 points in 52 games thus far.
Feb 5 - 5:00 PM

Derek Stepan racked up two goals and an assist in Tuesday's 7-6 loss to the New York Rangers.

Stepan opened the scoring just 27 seconds into the game, but the Stars responded by scoring four unanswered goals to jump ahead 4-1 in the second period. Stepan also picked up the primary assist on Chris Kreider's power play goal in the third period before adding a goal of his own just over two minutes later. Stepan finished the game with a plus-1 rating and eight shots on goal in 18 minutes of ice time. He now has 12 goals and 36 points in 45 games this season.
Jan 17 - 10:10 PM

Derek Stepan scored the final Rangers goal Saturday night as they lost 5-4 to the Canadiens.

Stepan’s 10th goal of the season came at the 14:53 mark of the third. It gave the Rangers a little hope after they fell to 5-3 on a flurry of shots in the third. He also had a piece of the first goal of the night at the 12:24 mark of the first, which gives him 33 points for the year. Stepan had three other shots on goal, to provide a decent night for his fantasy owners. This is the fourth time in the past five games that he has made three or more shots on goal.
Jan 14 - 11:16 PM

Derek Stepan has 14 points in his last 13 games.

Stepan's hot streak has come at an important time for the Rangers as they've often been without forwards Rick Nash and Mika Zibanejad over that stretch. Stepan was particularly important on Tuesday when he scored two goals against Ottawa to tie the contest at 3-3, which allowed Nick Holden's third period marker to be the game winner. With those two goals, Stepan is up to nine markers and 28 points in 37 games.
Source: NY Post
Wed, Dec 28, 2016 05:52:00 AM

Derek Stepan scored two goals in Tuesday's 4-3 win over the Ottawa Senators.

Ottawa jumped out to 2-0 and 3-1 leads in this game, but they weren't able to hold on for the win. Stepan scored both goals in the second period and they were huge, as he tied the game at three heading into the final 20 minutes. Stepan finished the game with a plus-1 rating, four shots on goal and three hits in 21:36 of ice time. The Rangers forward has nine goals and 28 points in 37 games. He's put up seven points during his four-game point streak.
Tue, Dec 27, 2016 10:47:00 PM

Derek Stepan accounted for one goal and two assists in Friday's 7-4 loss to Minnesota.

He enters the holiday break with two goals and three assists over a three-game point streak. Stepan has scored seven markers and 26 points through 36 matches this season.
Source: NY Post
Sat, Dec 24, 2016 09:12:00 AM

Derek Stepan's sixth goal of the season came at a timely moment for the Rangers on Sunday night.

Stepan scored with under two minutes remaining in regulation to tie the game against the rival New Jersey Devils. The Rangers went on to win the game in a shootout, while Stepan pads his stats to six goals and 22 points in 34 games this season.
Sun, Dec 18, 2016 11:12:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Derek Stepan
2Mika Zibanejad
3Kevin Hayes
4Brandon Pirri
5Oscar Lindberg
LW1Rick Nash
2Chris Kreider
3Michael Grabner
4Matt Puempel
5Jimmy Vesey
6Tanner Glass
RW1Mats Zuccarello
2J.T. Miller
3Jesper Fast
4Pavel Buchnevich
D1Ryan McDonagh
2Brady Skjei
3Kevin Klein
4Dan Girardi
5Brendan Smith
6Marc Staal
7Nick Holden
8Adam Clendening
G1Henrik Lundqvist
2Antti Raanta