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Steven Oleksy | Defenseman | #61

Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Age / DOB:  (31) / 2/4/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 190

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Steven Oleksy will pair with Ian Cole during Friday's match with Columbus.
Over nine games this season with Pittsburgh, the 31-year-old has picked up a point and 22 PIMs. Feb 17 - 5:47 PM
Source: Craig Merz

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The Penguins have recalled Steven Oleksy from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Friday.

The 31-year-old has picked up a point and 22 PIMs in nine games with Pittsburgh this season. He also has a goal and five points with 16 PIMs in 16 games this season down on the farm.
Feb 17 - 1:39 PM

Steven Oleksy has been reassigned to AHL Wilkes-Barre.

Oleksy successfully cleared waivers, so this move was expected. He has an assist and 22 penalty minutes in nine contests with Pittsburgh in 2016-17.
Jan 26 - 4:39 PM

Steven Oleksy went unclaimed on waivers.

Oleksy will likely be sent to the minors, but that hasn't been confirmed. He has an assist and 22 penalty minutes in nine games this season.
Jan 26 - 12:49 PM

Steven Oleksy has been placed on waivers by Pittsburgh.

He has played in just nine games this season and has spent plenty of time in the press box as a healthy scratch. If he clears then he could be sent to the minors for some game action.
Jan 25 - 12:38 PM

Steven Oleksy will play instead of Chad Ruhwadel in Thursday's match against Columbus.

Through two games this season Oleksy has a point, which is pretty great. However in the other 59 games of his career he's posted three goals and 20 points. Which is nice. He has 112 hits and 100 blocks in that time as well, making him a nice depth addition if your pool is especially deep.
Thu, Dec 22, 2016 06:50:00 PM

Steven Oleksy will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Rangers.

The defenseman has no fantasy value in any format. Forward Tom Kuhnhackl and defenseman Trevor Daley will miss the game because of injury.
Tue, Dec 20, 2016 06:56:00 PM

Pittsburgh has scratched Steven Oleksy Wednesday night.

No surprise there as Oleksy also spent the previous seven games in the press box. His only game with the Penguins this season came on Nov. 26.
Wed, Dec 14, 2016 07:35:00 PM

Steven Oleksy will be scratched on Wednesday against the Rangers.

Joining the often scratched Oleksy will be Tom Sestito.
Wed, Nov 23, 2016 07:17:00 PM

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.
Mon, Nov 21, 2016 06:51:00 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.
Tue, Nov 8, 2016 09:53:00 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.
Fri, Jul 1, 2016 11:48:00 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.
Fri, May 6, 2016 10:49:00 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.
Tue, May 3, 2016 06:47:00 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.
Wed, Mar 2, 2016 11:36:00 AM

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D1Kris Letang
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6Ian Cole
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