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Steve Begin | Center

Team: Calgary Flames
Age / DOB:  (36) / 6/14/1978
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 192
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Steve Begin announced via his Twitter account on Thursday that he has retired from playing hockey.
He did so based on the advice of his doctor. Begin played in 36 games with the Calgary Flames last season and he signed a one-year contract the team's AHL affiliate in Abbotsford this past summer. Begin wasn't able to play in any games for the Heat, though. He recorded 108 points and 561 penalty minutes in 524 career contests. Jan 16 - 6:35 PM

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Steve Begin has signed a one-year contract with Calgary's AHL affiliate in Abbotsford.

He skated in 36 games for the Flames last season, while posting four goals, eight points and 22 penalty minutes.
Wed, Aug 28, 2013 04:26:00 PM

Steve Begin, 34, is the Calgary Flames nominee for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, as chosen by the Calgary Chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association.

The Masterton goes to the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey and the league award has been won by a pair of Calgary Flames in the past. Those winners were Lanny McDonald and Gary Roberts. "When you love the game, it’s easy," said Begin, who has collected four goals and eight points in 36 games this season. "When you like playing hockey, it’s like a kid in a candy store. You just go out and have fun. That’s what hockey is about. If you like what you’re doing, it makes it easier for you."
Source: Calgary Sun
Wed, Apr 24, 2013 09:39:00 AM

Steve Begin has an upper-body injury and won't play Tuesday night.

Begin has four goals and eight points in 36 games and has no fantasy relevance whatsoever.
Tue, Apr 23, 2013 03:54:00 PM

The Calgary Flames got a surprising boost from aging forward Steve Begin on Wednesday during their almost-as-unexpected 3-2 win against the Detroit Red Wings.

Begin's two tallies including what was eventually the game-winner. He only had two goals and four assists coming into tonight's games, so he now has eight points on the season.
Thu, Apr 18, 2013 01:10:00 AM

Steve Begin returned to action Friday night against the Coyotes.

Begin seems to have recovered from an undisclosed injury he sustained in Wednesday's game. He played his usual 10 minutes on the Flames' fourth line. Needless to say, Begin has no fantasy value.
Sat, Apr 13, 2013 04:19:00 AM

Steve Begin suffered an undisclosed injury in his first shift on Wednesday.

Begin wasn't able to complete the game as a result. He has two goals and six points in 32 games this season.
Thu, Apr 11, 2013 09:03:00 AM

Steve Begin was a healthy scratch Monday.

He joined Cory Sarich and Anton Babchuk in the press box. Just an FYI as none of the three have any fantasy value.
Tue, Mar 19, 2013 05:58:00 AM

Steve Begin netted his first NHL goal since 2010 on Sunday.

Before Calgary's 4-3 victory over Dallas, Begin's last NHL goal was netted on May 1, 2010 in Game 1 of the Boston Bruins' series against the Philadelphia Flyers. If you want to only include regular season contests, then Begin's goal was his first since April 10, 2010. Needless to say, he has no fantasy value.
Mon, Feb 18, 2013 08:49:00 AM

Steve Begin has agreed to a one-year, two-way deal with the Calgary Flames.

Begin's contract is worth $525,000 annually at the NHL level. He hasn't played in an NHL game since Dec. 18, 2010 and never had much fantasy value.
Fri, Jan 18, 2013 03:35:00 PM

Steve Begin will receive a tryout with the Flames.

The gritty forward missed last season because of a hip injury and had surgery early this winter. He only participated in two games in 2010-11 with the Predators, spending most of the season in the AHL. Begin has played 488 NHL games, amassing 539 penalty minutes and 100 points.
Tue, Aug 14, 2012 10:55:00 PM

Steve Begin suffered a foot injury on Tuesday and missed Thursday's contest.

Begin is on a professional tryout so this setback cannot help his chances. Begin had six points and 30 penalty minutes in 36 games with AHL Milwaukee last season. Just an FYI.
Fri, Sep 23, 2011 01:05:00 PM

Steve Begin will take part in the Vancouver Canucks' training camp on a tryout basis.

Begin had six points and 30 penalty minutes in 36 games with AHL Milwaukee last season. He has 100 points and 539 penalty minutes in 488 career NHL contests.
Wed, Sep 7, 2011 03:22:00 PM

The Nashville Predators have returned Steve Begin to the minors.

Begin played two games for the Predators since he was recalled earlier in the week and was minus-two with no points and four penalty minutes.
Sun, Dec 19, 2010 09:48:00 AM

The Nashville Predators have recalled Steve Begin from the minors.

The 32-year-old veteran has played in Milwaukee this season where he had three goals and four points in 21 games. He is not a point producer and will play as bottom-six forward so his fantasy value is nil.
Fri, Dec 17, 2010 08:46:00 AM

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