|5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
161 lb (73 kg)
New Jersey Devils
Toronto Maple Leafs
|Born||July 6, 1974,|
Timmins, ON, CAN
|NHL Draft||233rd overall, 1994|
New Jersey Devils
|Pro Career||1994 – present|
Steve Sullivan (born July 6, 1974) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has also played for the New Jersey Devils, Toronto Maple Leafs, Chicago Blackhawks and Nashville Predators.
Playing career[edit | edit source]
Sullivan was taken by the New Jersey Devils in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft ninth round, 233rd overall. Sullivan was traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs during the 1996–97 NHL season, where he went on to score a (then) career high 40 points during the 1998–99 NHL season.
Sullivan was traded to the Nashville Predators for a second-round pick in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft (Michael Blunden) and a second-round pick in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft (Ryan Garlock) on February 16, 2004.
He was named the NHL's Offensive Player of the Week for October 9–16, 2005.
Sullivan sat out the entire 2007–08 NHL season because of a back injury. He made his comeback on January 10, 2009, against the Chicago Blackhawks. Due to his successful comeback during the 2008–09 season, Sullivan was awarded the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy for his perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to hockey.
Career statistics[edit | edit source]
|1992–93||Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds||OHL||62||36||37||63||44||16||3||8||11||18|
|1993–94||Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds||OHL||63||51||62||113||82||14||9||16||25||22|
|1994–95||Albany River Rats||AHL||75||31||50||81||124||14||4||7||11||10|
|1995–96||Albany River Rats||AHL||53||33||42||75||127||4||3||0||3||6|
|1995–96||New Jersey Devils||NHL||16||5||4||9||8||—||—||—||—||—|
|1996–97||Albany River Rats||AHL||15||8||7||15||16||—||—||—||—||—|
|1996–97||New Jersey Devils||NHL||33||8||14||22||14||—||—||—||—||—|
|1996–97||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||21||5||11||16||23||—||—||—||—||—|
|1997–98||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||63||10||18||28||40||—||—||—||—||—|
|1998–99||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||63||20||20||40||28||13||3||6||9||14|
|1999–00||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||7||0||1||1||4||—||—||—||—||—|
References[edit | edit source]
- NHL Free Agent Tracker. The Sports Network. Retrieved on 1 July 2011.
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|Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy
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