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|1979 NHL DRAFT PICK|
No. 103 overall by Winnipeg Jets
Born June 8, 1960
Height: 5-10 Weight: 195
|BEFORE THE DRAFT|
Birthplace: Grums, Sweden
PRE-DRAFT AWARDS AND HONORS
World Junior Championships: 1978 (silver), 1979
European Junior Championships: 1977 (gold medal)
World Junior Championships All-Star First Team: 1979
| Debut: October 6, 1981 (Toronto at Winnipeg)|
Numbers: 25 (Winnipeg) (number retired)
Stanley Cup: Never won.
Playing Status: Retired 1999
|CAREER NHL STATISTICS|
|CAREER NHL PLAYOFF STATISTICS|
AWARDS AND HONORS
All-Star Game: 1990 (Winnipeg) (injured, did
Winnipeg Molson Cup (Three-Stars Leader): 1988-89, 1989-90
Winn. Tri-Captain/Co-Captain: September 1989 until October 1991
Winnipeg/Phoenix Records: Most points in one game (6 vs. Hartford on
Oct. 24, 1984, shares record), most assists by a center (553)
Winnipeg Assists Leader: 1988-89 (61)
Winnipeg Playoffs Points Leader:
1992 (6, tie)
Winnipeg Playoffs Assists
Leader: 1988 (5, tie), 1990 (5, tie)
Scouting Career: Named
Minnesota European scout on Jan 9, 2001, and remained in that position through
2004-05 season. ... Named Minnesota pro scout prior to 2005-06 season and
remained in that position through 2006-07 season.
Miscellaneous: Missed part of Winnipeg's 1981 training camp with knee
injury, suffered during training camp in October 1981. ... Played on line with
Bengt Lundholm for Winnipeg in 1982-83. ... Played on line with Doug Smail for
Winnipeg in 1985-86. ... Missed part of 1989-90 season with protruding disc in
back, an injury suffered in December 1989. The injury kept him out of the 1990
NHL All-Star Game. ... Missed part of 1990-91 season with broken right ankle,
an injury suffered when he was checked by Gary Suter during Winnipeg's Nov.
28, 1990, game vs. Calgary. He did not return to action until Jan. 13, 1991.
... Missed start of 1991-92 season with nerve-root irritation in back (back
spasms), suffered during Winnipeg's training camp in September 1991. Did not
play first game until Nov. 27, 1991. Gave up Winnipeg captaincy to Troy Murray
during this time when he was out with injury. ... Missed parts of 1991-92
season with ankle contusion, an injury suffered in December 1991, and with
back spasms, suffered in January 1992. ... Missed parts of 1992-93 season with
hip pointer, an injury suffered during Winnipeg's Oct. 31, 1992, game at
Quebec, and with the flu, contracted in February 1993. ... Named NHL Player of
Week for week ending March 1, 1993. ... Was Winnipeg's nominee for 1992-93
Masterton Trophy. ... Missed parts of 1993-94 season with strained groin, an
injury suffered during Winnipeg's Nov. 26, 1993, game vs. Vancouver, and
re-aggravated during Winnipeg's Dec. 12, 1993, game vs. Toronto. ... Missed
parts of 1995 season with back spasms, suffered during Winnipeg's Feb. 17,
1995, game vs. St. Louis, with sprained ligaments in left knee, an injury
suffered during Winnipeg's April 5, 1995, game vs. Chicago, and with back
spasms, an injury suffered during Winnipeg's April 25, 1995, game vs.
Edmonton. ... Was Winnipeg's nominee for 1995 Masterton Trophy. ...
Retired from NHL on May 6, 1995, but resumed his career in Europe. ... Retired
with Winnipeg/Phoenix records (since broken) for seasons played (14), games
played (950) and assists (553). ...
Winnipeg retired Steen's No. 25 on May 6, 1995, making him the first European
player to have his number retired by an NHL team.
|Post-Draft Teams: Leksand, Karlstad (Sweden);
Frankfurt, Berlin Polar Bears (Germany)|
Canada Cup: 1981
(fifth), 1984 (second), 1991 (fourth)
World Championships: 1981 (silver),
1986 (silver), 1989 (fourth)
World Junior Championships: 1980
AWARDS AND HONORS
Sweden Elitserien Player of Year (Media Vote):
Sweden World All-Star Team: 1980-81 (Karlstad), 1984-85, 1985-86
Canada Cup Goals Leader: 1984 (7 goals)
Career: Named Goteborg (Sweden) assistant coach prior to 1999-00 season
and remained in position through 1999-00 season.
Missed part of 1981 Canada Cup tournament with lacerated elbow, an injury
suffered in September 1981. ... Came out of first
retirement during 1995-96 season to play in Germany. ... Ran Steen's Hockey
School with his brother, Malte Steen, in Orsa, Sweden, during off-seasons of
his later playing days and after his retirement. ... Was active in charitable
causes during his playing days, including work as board member of Jets' Goals
For Kids Foundation.
Personal: Father of Swedish hockey player Alexander Steen.
... Cousin of former NHL player Dan Labraaten.
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