Steve Payne
Position Left wing
Shot Left
6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
210 lb (95 kg)
Teams Minnesota North Stars
Born August 16 1958 (1958-08-16) (age 61),
Toronto, ON, CAN
NHL Draft 19th overall, 1978
Minnesota North Stars
Pro Career 1978 – 1988

Steve Payne (born 16 August 1958 in Toronto, Ontario) is a retired professional ice hockey left winger who played for the Minnesota North Stars of the NHL. He played his entire NHL career with Minnesota.

Payne was drafted 19th overall by Minnesota in the 1978 NHL Amateur Draft. Payne played 613 career NHL games, scoring 228 goals and 238 assists for 466 points. His best season statistically was the 1979–80 season. He set career highs in goals (42), points (85), power-play goals (16), and plus minus with a +37 rating.

Career statistics Edit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1976–77Ottawa 67'sOMJHL6121264722
1977–78Ottawa 67'sOMJHL5257379422
1978–79Oklahoma City StarsCHL53472
1978–79Minnesota North StarsNHL7023174029
1979–80Minnesota North StarsNHL80424385401577149
1980–81Minnesota North StarsNHL7630285888191712296
1981–82Minnesota North StarsNHL743345787644262
1982–83Minnesota North StarsNHL8030396953936919
1983–84Minnesota North StarsNHL78283159491536918
1984–85Minnesota North StarsNHL762922516191236
1985–86Minnesota North StarsNHL2284128
1986–87Minnesota North StarsNHL48461019
1987–88Kalamazoo WingsIHL53586
1987–88Minnesota North StarsNHL913412
NHL totals 613 228 238 466 435 71 35 35 70 60

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