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David Steckel

David Steckel  #20

Center
NUMBER: 20 BIRTHDATE: March 15, 1982
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.
Quote of the Day

It was the look in his eyes. Hockey is the most important thing in his life. He wants to be a hockey player, and nothing's going to stop him from being a hockey player.

— Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin on forward Alex Galchenyuk's potential