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Born March 1, 1984 (1984-03-01) (age 26),
Winnipeg, MB, CAN
Height
Weight
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Left
NHL team
F. teams
St. Louis Blues
NHL
Toronto Maple Leafs
SEL
Frölunda HC
Modo Hockey
Ntl. team  Sweden
NHL Draft 24th overall, 2002
Toronto Maple Leafs
Playing career 2001 – present

Alexander Steen (born March 1, 1984 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a Canadian-born Swedish professional ice hockey player currently playing for the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League (NHL).

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Playing career

Steen played for Frölunda HC from 1999 to 2004. He spent the 2004–05 season with Modo Hockey after a highly controversial signing.[1] [2]

In the 2002 NHL Entry Draft, Steen was selected in the first round by the Toronto Maple Leafs, 24th overall. He played his first game with the Leafs on October 5, 2005 during the season opener against the rival Ottawa Senators, and registered a minor penalty.

His first career NHL goal came in the next game on October 8 against the Montreal Canadiens. This goal marked the first time a Swedish father and son both scored in the NHL (beating Robert Nilsson by 21 days).

Steen scored his first career hat-trick on January 4, 2007 against the Boston Bruins, ending with a five-point game night.[3]

On November 24, 2008, Steen was traded by the Leafs, along with Carlo Colaiacovo, to the St. Louis Blues for Lee Stempniak.[4][5] Steen often plays on the shut down line on the St. Louis roster, alongside Jay McClement and B. J. Crombeen.

International play

Played for Sweden in:

Personal life

His father is former Winnipeg Jets star Thomas Steen, a forward who scored 817 points in 950 NHL games between 1981 and 1995. Alexander has two surviving siblings — his youngest brother Amadeus died at the age of two months of a heart condition. His death was the motivation for Alex, along with family members, to create the Amadeus Steen Foundation to raise funds for, and offer support to, infant and child health care. Alex has a wife named Sofie, who is also involved with the helping run the foundation. Alex and Sofie have 2 children.[6]

Career statistics

Regular season and playoffs

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2000–01 Frölunda HC J20 15 5 7 12 6 5 4 2 6 2
2001–02 Frölunda HC J20 25 22 18 40 49 2 1 1 2 2
2001–02 Frölunda HC SEL 26 0 3 3 14 10 1 2 3 0
2002–03 Frölunda HC J20 2 0 2 2 0
2002–03 Frölunda HC SEL 45 5 10 15 18 16 2 3 5 4
2003–04 Frölunda HC SEL 48 10 14 24 50 10 4 6 10 14
2004–05 Modo Hockey SEL 50 9 8 17 26 6 1 0 1 4
2005–06 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 75 18 27 45 42
2006–07 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 82 15 20 35 26
2007–08 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 76 15 27 42 32
2008–09 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 20 2 2 4 6
2008–09 St. Louis Blues NHL 61 6 18 24 24 4 0 1 1 0
SEL totals 169 24 35 59 108 42 8 11 19 22
NHL totals 314 56 94 150 130 4 0 1 1 0

International

Year Team Event GP G A Pts PIM
2002 Sweden Jr. WJC U18 8 2 6 8 8
2003 Sweden Jr. WJC 6 4 2 6 6
2004 Sweden Jr. WJC 6 2 1 3 4
2007 Sweden WC 9 2 2 4 6
Junior int'l totals 54 13 23 36 46
Senior int'l totals 19 4 2 6 6

See also

References

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