Stepan logged an assist in Thursday's 4-2 win over Minnesota. While his season totals (22 points in 41 games) don't quite suggest he's back on a point-per-game pace, playing against his hometown rival Minnesota, Stepan collects his sixth assist and seventh point in the last eight contests. Look for this pace to continue on Saturday as the 25-year-old veteran center usually finds the scorer's sheet (25 points in 27 career games) against Philadelphia.
Stepan registered an assist in Monday's 6-3 win over Buffalo. The veteran center heads into the All-Star break on a nice pace, logging a goal and five assists in the last six games. It will be interesting to see if the Minnesota native can pick up where he left off after the league resumes play next week. Stepan is plus-6 with 21 points through 39 games this season.
With a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime win against Vancouver on Tuesday, Stepan is now on a three-game points streak. Stepan has four points in three games and led the Rangers offense with Derick Brassard (illness) out of the lineup. Stepan tied the game up at 1-1 in the second period then received the second assist on J.T. Miller's overtime winner. Stepan has missed time this year and will have a tough road ahead if he wants to post his third straight 50-point season, but remains a good depth center in fantasy leagues with 19 points in 36 games.
Stepan logged an assist in Sunday's 5-2 loss to Washington. After shaking a three game point-scoring drought, that's assists in consecutive games for the veteran center. All-in-all, Stepan (17 points in 35 games) has really fallen off his near 60-point pace of the last two seasons. Although we can't recommend an extension of his current two-game point streak, the 25-year-old is plus-3 with a goal and four assists in six career games against the team's next opponent Vancouver.
Stepan opened the scoring Tuesday against Dallas, then added a shorthanded goal that turned out to be the game-winner. Since coming back from broken ribs far sooner than expected, Stepan had been quiet -- just a lone assist in six games. However, the five shots Step put on goal against the Panthers on Saturday foreshadowed Tuesday's breakout, in which he fired another five shots. Incredibly, his breakaway-rebound-putback goal was the Rangers' first shortie of the season -- they scored nine when a man down last year, with Stepan accounting for two of those. Now that it seems he's starting to feel like his old self, don't be surprised to see Stepan go on a nice offensive run.
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