Steve Cardwell (Born - August 18, 1950 in Toronto, Ontario) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey forward who played 53 games in the National Hockey League for the Pittsburgh Penguins. He would also play 152 games in the World Hockey Association with the Minnesota Fighting Saints and Cleveland Crusaders.
He played junior hockey for the Oshawa Generals and was chosen 63rd overall by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1970 NHL Amateur Draft. Over the next three seasons Cardwell split his time between the Penguins and the minors.
In 1973 he jumped to the World Hockey Association and played in 1973-74 for the Minnesota Fighting Saints and 1974-75 for the Cleveland Crusaders. After playing for the Hershey Bears in 1975-76, Cardwell went to Sweden to play for Djurgårdens IF in 1976-77.