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Steven Oleksy | Defenseman | #61

Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Age / DOB:  (30) / 2/4/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 190

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Steven Oleksy will be scratched on Wednesday against the Rangers.
Joining the often scratched Oleksy will be Tom Sestito. Nov 23 - 7:17 PM

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Steven Oleksy will be a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the New York Rangers.

He's been with the Penguins for six games this season, but he's been a healthy scratch in each of those contests. Tom Sestito will also sit out for the Penguins tonight.
Nov 21 - 6:51 PM

The Pittsburgh Penguins have called up Steven Oleksy.

Oleksy has a goal and four points in 12 AHL games. The 30-year-old blueliner has 19 points and 86 penalty minutes in 62 career NHL contests.
Nov 8 - 9:53 AM

Steven Oleksy has agreed to a one-year, two-way contract with Pittsburgh.

Oleksy can earn $575,000 annually at the NHL level. He had 19 points and 123 penalty minutes in 63 AHL contests last season.
Jul 1 - 11:48 AM

The Pittsburgh Penguins have sent Steven Oleksy to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

Oleksy was with the Penguins to provide the team with extra insurance while Kris Letang served his one-game suspension. Oleksy didn't end up playing with Pittsburgh during this brief NHL stint.
May 6 - 10:49 AM

Steven Oleksy has been called up by Pittsburgh.

He hasn't seen any action with Pittsburgh this season despite several big-league call-ups. That probably won't change in the playoffs.
May 3 - 6:47 PM

Steven Oleksy has been reassigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

This was the 30 year-old's third time called up by the Penguins this week. Oleksy was a healthy scratch against the Washington Capitals last night.
Mar 2 - 11:36 AM

Steven Oleksy has been brought up by Pittsburgh.

He has 11 points and 78 penalty minutes in 45 games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton this campaign. Oleksy hasn't seen any action with Pittsburgh in 2015-16, but he had 62 games under his belt with Washington before signing with the Penguins in the summer. Pittsburgh will visit the Capitals on Tuesday night.
Mar 1 - 3:01 PM

Steven Oleksy has been reassigned to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

Oleksy was called up Wednesday morning, but he ended up spending that night's game in the press box. He has a goal and 11 points in 44 AHL games this season.
Feb 25 - 11:28 AM

Pittsburgh has summoned Steven Oleksy.

Calling up Oleksy is in response to Ben Lovejoy sustaining a significant upper-body injury. Oleksy has a goal and 11 points in 44 AHL contests in 2015-16.
Feb 24 - 10:13 AM

Steven Oleksy had two assists in AHL action Saturday.

The defenseman is in the Pittsburgh minor league chain after signing a one-year/two-way contract in the off-season. There will need to be a few injuries on the Penguins blueline for Oleksy to get a call up this season.
Sun, Oct 25, 2015 08:38:00 AM

Steven Oleksy has signed a two-way, one-year deal with the Penguins.

Oleksy will get $325,000 when he plays in the NHL and $250,000 when he skates in the AHL. Oleksy appeared in only one game in the NHL this past season and over three years has 62 unremarkable games to his credit. Needless to say, Oleksy has no fantasy value.
Wed, Jul 1, 2015 04:12:00 PM

Steven Oleksy can become an unrestricted free agent in July, but he hopes to stay in Washington.

"I would do anything to remain in Washington," he said. "I love it here, I love the people, organization wise, not just the players, but the coaching staff and the PR people and everybody there has been amazing to me. I've never felt more comfortable in a locker room." Oleksy appeared in just one game with the Capitals in 2014-15 and he's played 62 matches in total with the big club over the past three years.
Wed, Jun 10, 2015 02:31:00 PM

Steven Oleksy has been reassigned to the minors.

He has been scratched for Washington's last two games. Oleksy has 13 points and 106 penalty minutes in 44 games this season with AHL Hershey.
Wed, Feb 18, 2015 02:41:00 PM

Steven Oleksy hasn't played NHL hockey since Jan. 4th, 2014, but in tonight's game he'll be paired with Mike Green to form Washington's third defensive unit.

Through 61 career NHL games, the 29 year old Michigan native has three goals and 19 points with 86 PIMs. And in 199 career AHL games since 2010-11, Oleksy has 58 points and 323 PIMs. So if you need a tough guy for your blue line, Oleksy could prove to be a stealthy selection.
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 07:46:00 PM

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