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David Steckel  #20

Anaheim Ducks  Center
NUMBER: 20 BIRTHDATE: March 15, 1982  (AGE 32)
HEIGHT: 6' 6" BIRTHPLACE: Milwaukee, WI, United States
WEIGHT: 215 DRAFTED: LAK / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (30th overall)
2013-14 Regular Season:
Last Game: Scoreless in a season-high 15:38 TOI, Feb. 3 vs. CBJ...won 16-of-22 faceoffs (73%)
 
- Recalled from Norfolk (AHL) Feb. 1
- Made his season debut going scoreless with five hits, Dec. 6 @ CHI...won 8-of-10 faceoffs (80%)
- Recalled from Norfolk, Dec. 5...in 17 AHL games this season (4 with Iowa) he has 3-3=6 points with a +3 rating
- In 419 career NHL games with Washington, New Jersey, Toronto and Anaheim, he has 33-46=79 points with 129 PIM
 
SHG - 2013-14: 0; Career: 5
PPG - 2013-14: 0; Career: 2
OT Goals - 2013-14: 0; Career: 0
SO Goals - 2013-14: 0-for-0, Career: 0-for-1, 0.0%



CCHA All-Rookie Team (2001) Signed as a free agent by Washington, August 25, 2005. Traded to New Jersey by Washington with Washington's 2nd round choice (later traded to Minnesota Minnesota selected Raphael Bussieres) in 2012 Entry Draft for Jason Arnott, February 28, 2011. Traded to Toronto by New Jersey for Toronto's 4th round choice (Ben Thomson) in 2012 Entry Draft, October 4, 2011. Traded to Anaheim by Toronto for Ryan Lasch and Anaheim's 7th round choice in 2014 Entry Draft, March 15, 2013.

I've been getting frustrated lately, and the only thing keeping me sane was the team winning and other people stepping up and scoring. Then you just kind of let it go and realize you can end the series with one shot, that frustration goes away for a brief moment, and that's what happened.

— Montreal forward Max Pacioretty after scoring the series-winner in Game 4 -- his first career playoff goal -- to eliminate the Lightning and send the Canadiens into the second round