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Steve Downie

Steve Downie  #23

Pittsburgh Penguins  Right Wing
NUMBER: 23 BIRTHDATE: April 3, 1987  (AGE 27)
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Newmarket, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 191 DRAFTED: PHI / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (29th overall)
Has 7 multi-point games through his first 41 games played with Pittsburgh. Prior to joining PIT, he averaged a multi-point game every 12.4 games (27/336) through his first 7 seasons. His 14.0 shooting percentage is 3rd on PIT. Is 3rd among team forwards with 25 blocked shots. Has 11 points (5G-6A) over his last 15 games. Is 1 of 4 NHL skaters with at least 75 PIMs (152) and 20 PTS (21). Recorded his 4th multi-point game of the season Dec. 9 at NYR (1G-1A), surpassing his total in 62 games (3) during 2013-14. Scored his 1st goal with Pittsburgh Oct. 28 vs. NJ. Logged 13:05 of TOI in his Penguins debut on Oct. 9 vs. ANA. Played for PIT assistant coach Rick Tocchet in Tampa Bay for parts of 2 seasons, including 2009-10, his best season in the NHL. Set career-highs in GP (79), G (22), A (24), PTS (46) and PIM's (208) in 2009-10. Career Info: Highs: G: 2 A: 3 P: 3 SHOOTOUT NUMBERS w/PIT: 0 G, 0 Att, 0.0 Pct REGULAR-SEASON NUMBERS w/PIT: 41GP 8G-13A-21PTS PPG: 16 SHG: 1
Traded to Tampa Bay by Philadelphia with Steve Eminger and Tampa Bay's 4th round choice (previously acquired, Tampa Bay selected Alex Hutchings) in 2009 Entry Draft for Matt Carle and San Jose's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, Philadelphia selected Simon Bertilsson) in 2009 Entry Draft, November 7, 2008. Traded to Colorado by Tampa Bay for Kyle Quincey, February 21, 2012. Missed majority of 2012-13 due to knee injury vs. Los Angeles, January 22, 2013. Traded to Philadelphia by Colorado for Maxime Talbot, October 31, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, July 2, 2014.
Quote of the Day

The fans love it, and it looked like they were having fun. It was great to see this city [Columbus]. They had been waiting a couple years for this game. They did it right.

— Lightning captain Steven Stamkos after the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Game on Sunday