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February 16, 2020 02:28 AM
Coyotes' Derek Stepan: Plucks apple Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Stepan recorded an assist and fired a team-high six shots on goal in Saturday's 3-1 win over the Capitals.

Stepan wasn't able to cash in on his half-dozen chances, but he set up Lawson Crouse for an empty-net tally. The 29-year-old center reached 25 points with his assist, and he's added 137 shots and a minus-5 rating through 61 games this season. It's looking likely that Stepan will have a career-worst year on offense for the second year in a row.

February 11, 2020 03:52 AM
Coyotes' Derek Stepan: Pair of points in road win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Stepan had a goal and a power-play assist in Monday's 3-2 win in Montreal.

Stepan came up big considering he'd only managed an assist in his eight previous contests. With only nine goals and 24 points in 58 games, the 29-year-old isn't likely to crack 50 points at this stage of his career, but Stepan could easily post 35-45 points when all is said and done.

February 7, 2020 02:08 AM
Coyotes' Derek Stepan: Adds helper in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Stepan registered an assist and three shots in Thursday's 5-3 loss to the Hurricanes.

Stepan snapped a six-game point drought with the assist. The veteran center is up to 22 points, 123 shots on goal and a minus-5 rating through 56 contests. The Minnesota native skated only 12:59 on Thursday and could continue to see his role decrease if he doesn't pick up the pace on offense.

January 15, 2020 12:16 AM
Coyotes' Derek Stepan: Shakes apple tree
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Stepan posted three assists, three blocked shots and a plus-3 rating in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the Sharks.

Stepan assisted Phil Kessel in the first period and added helpers on goals by Lawson Crouse and Taylor Hall in the third. It's the first three-point game of the season for the center, who is up to 21 points, 107 shots and a minus-2 rating in 49 games. He's found the scoresheet in six of his last eight outings, which suggests Stepan's year-plus-long drop in productivity may be near its end.

January 13, 2020 08:48 AM
Coyotes' Derek Stepan: Scores third-period goal
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Stepan had a goal and four shots in Sunday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Penguins. He also went 12 for 20 (60 percent) in the faceoff circle.

Stepan gave the Coyotes a 3-2 lead midway through the third period, potting his eighth of the year. The veteran center is in the midst of his most productive stretch of the season, having collected two goals and four assists in seven games since New Year's Eve. Still, he only has 18 points in 48 games on the year and is no longer the reliable 50-point man he was during the bulk of his time with the Rangers.

January 7, 2020 06:44 PM
Coyotes' Derek Stepan: Good to go Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Stepan (hand) will play in Tuesday's game versus the Panthers.

Stepan was considered a game-time decision after injuring his hand during Monday's practice, but it's not serious enough to keep him out of the cross-conference clash. The 29-year-old will center the third line and work on the second power-play unit, and he'll look to extend his current three-game point streak.

January 7, 2020 11:52 AM
Coyotes' Derek Stepan: Game-time call
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Stepan (hand) will be a game-time decision for Tuesday's matchup with Florida, Craig Morgan of The Athletic reports.

If Stepan's unable to go, Michael Grabner will likely draw into the lineup against the Panthers. Confirmation on the 29-year-old pivot's status should surface once the Coyotes take the ice for pregame warmups.

January 6, 2020 01:04 PM
Coyotes' Derek Stepan: Suffers hand injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Stepan exited Monday's practice early after sustaining a hand injury, Craig Morgan of The Athletic reports. Head coach Rick Tocchet called it a "freak accident."

At this time, Stepan's status for Tuesday's game versus the Panthers can be considered questionable, and hopefully, there will be another update following Tuesday's morning skate. Stepan has worked on the third line lately but was starting to heat up with four points over the last three games. If he's unable to go, Michael Grabner will likely enter the lineup if Barrett Hayton isn't back from World Juniors yet.

January 4, 2020 10:56 PM
Coyotes' Derek Stepan: Pair of points in lopsided win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Stepan scored an empty-net goal and added an assist in Saturday's 6-2 win over the Flyers.

Stepan's tally came while the Coyotes were shorthanded, good for his first point in that situation this season. The center is up to 16 points (seven scores, nine helpers) in 44 appearances. He's picked up a goal and three assists during a three-game point streak -- perhaps the 29-year-old is setting himself up for a big second half.

January 1, 2020 12:08 AM
Coyotes' Derek Stepan: Earns late helper
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Stepan picked up an assist, two shots on goal and two blocked shots in Tuesday's 3-1 win over the Blues.

Stepan earned the secondary assist on Nick Schmaltz's empty-net goal. The helper snapped a five-game point drought for the center, who has just 13 points in 42 games this year. He's added 89 shots on goal and a minus-6 rating.

December 18, 2019 02:36 AM
Coyotes' Derek Stepan: Tickles twine Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Stepan netted a goal on three shots and blocked two shots in Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Sharks.

Stepan's goal came in the second period, putting the Coyotes ahead 2-1 at the time. Offense has been hard to come by for the 29-year-old this season -- he's at six tallies and 12 points in 36 games. Stepan has 76 shots on goal, so it's not for a lack of trying, but he's on pace for the worst campaign of his career.

December 11, 2019 12:56 AM
Coyotes' Derek Stepan: Manages assist with man advantage
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Stepan collected a power-play assist, five shots on goal and two PIM in Tuesday's 5-2 loss to the Flames.

Stepan got the puck to Phil Kessel, who jammed in a late goal to produce the final score. Stepan has continued to be streaky this season, as his assist Tuesday snapped a four-game dry spell. He's at 11 points and 70 shots in 33 games -- he would fail to crack 30 points for the first time in his career if that pace holds all year.

December 1, 2019 12:28 AM
Coyotes' Derek Stepan: First goal in six games
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Stepan scored a goal on three shots in a 4-2 loss to San Jose on Saturday.

Stepan, who had gone his previous five games without a goal, staked the Coyotes to a 2-0 lead two minutes into the first period with his fifth of the year. He now has 10 points in 28 games this season. A perennial 50-point man over his first eight NHL seasons, Stepan has just 45 points in 100 games since the start of the 2018-19 season.

November 18, 2019 11:52 PM
Coyotes' Derek Stepan: Goals in consecutive games
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Stepan scored a power-play goal on four shots in Monday's 3-0 win over the Kings.

Stepan's tally came in the first period, stretching the Coyotes' lead to 2-0 at the time. The center has eight points (three on the power play) and 47 shots. He had a career-low 35 points last season, and currently isn't on pace to meet that mark in 2019-20.

November 17, 2019 01:04 PM
Coyotes' Derek Stepan: Just third goal in 21 games
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Stepan scored the game-winning goal in a 3-0 win over Calgary on Saturday.

Calgary's goalie fired a clearing shot straight into Stepan's chest and the pivot wired the puck into an open net. It was just his third goal in 21 games. We all thought his 35-point season last year was a down year. Now, it looks like he could score even fewer in 2019-20. Stepan needs to show more to even be rostered at this point.

November 7, 2019 04:16 AM
Coyotes' Derek Stepan: Wrangles assist Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Stepan posted an assist, two shots on goal and two blocked shots in Tuesday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Flames.

Stepan led all Coyotes forwards with 20:40 in the contest, as well. It's just the sixth point in 15 games for the 29-year-old center, but two of those points have come in the last two outings. Stepan has reached 50 points six times in his career, but he will need to pick up the pace to get back to that level in 2019-20.

November 4, 2019 11:56 PM
Coyotes' Derek Stepan: Scores in overtime
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Stepan scored the game-winning goal in overtime and went plus-2 in a 3-2 win over the Oilers on Monday.

Stepan picked a perfect time to snap his 12-game goal drought, converting on a pass from Nick Schmaltz to bury the winning goal. Stepan has struggled with only five points in 14 appearances this season. The center will need to get going offensively or he could face a reduction in role in favor of some of the Coyotes' younger players.

October 18, 2019 01:36 AM
Coyotes' Derek Stepan: Pair of power-play assists
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Stepan supplied two helpers on the power play in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Predators.

Stepan set up both of Phil Kessel's goals in the contest, earning the secondary assist on each. The 29-year-old center had been held without a point in his last four games. He now has three points and 12 shots on goal in six appearances.

October 4, 2019 02:12 AM
Coyotes' Derek Stepan: Nets lone goal in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Stepan scored a goal on four shots in Thursday's 2-1 loss to the Ducks.

Stepan's tally came with assists from wingers Phil Kessel and Clayton Keller. While the Coyotes' offense wasn't strong in the season opener, if that top-line trio can click, all three could be potent fantasy options. Stepan in particular could be a fantasy asset, as he had recorded between 53 and 57 points in the five years prior to only registering 35 points last season.

September 18, 2019 04:52 PM
Coyotes' Derek Stepan: Lights lamp in exhibition game
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Stepan (knee) scored a goal in Tuesday's preseason game versus the Kings.

Stepan finished the 2018-19 season with a torn MCL, but he had played through the pain. The 29-year-old forward looks ready to rock for the new season, scoring an unassisted goal 3:30 into the second period. He's looking to bounce back from an unimpressive 35-point campaign -- the lowest of his career -- and he'll have the help of new winger Phil Kessel.

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Hastings, MN
Arizona Coyotes

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