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Steven Oleksy | Defenseman | #65

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

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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.
Source: NHL.com
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 07:46:00 PM

The Washington Capitals have recalled Steven Oleksy from the minor leagues

Oleksy has yet to crack the Capitals lineup in the 2014-2015 season and is expected to be a healthy scratch in Wednesday's game in San Jose. He did, however, play in 33 games for the Caps last year and is hoping to get on the ice during the team's upcoming road trip. Regardless, he has little to no fantasy value.
Wed, Feb 11, 2015 08:10:00 PM

The Washington Capitals have sent Steven Oleksy to the minors.

The blueliner has spent a lot of time traveling between Washington and Hershey of the AHL as he has been up and down twice this week. He is certainly adding to his air miles program.
Sun, Jan 18, 2015 10:44:00 AM

Steven Oleksy will be a healthy scratch on the blue line Wednesday night against Philadelphia.

Oleksy had been seeing regular ice time with the Caps but has recently found himself in Barry Trotz' doghouse. He hasn't dressed since January 4th and will remain in the press box Wednesday. He has two goals, eight assists, and 53 penalty minutes in 33 games played this season.
Wed, Jan 14, 2015 05:29:00 PM

The Washington Capitals have sent Steven Oleksy back to the minors.

Olesky got the proverbial cup of coffee as he was recalled on Saturday only to be sent down on Sunday. He was a healthy scratch on Saturday but at least got to eat some popcorn in the press box.
Sun, Jan 11, 2015 11:35:00 AM

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