Etem has spent most of this season with the Ducks, scoring six goals with 10 points in 24 games. Reassigned to the AHL on Nov. 27, he had one goal and five points in three games with the Admirals.
Steckel, who signed a one-year contract on Nov. 11, played in 21 games for the Ducks last season, and had one goal and six points. In his NHL career, which also includes stints with the Washington Capitals, New Jersey Devils and Toronto Maple Leafs, Steckel has 33 goals and 79 points in 419 games. He has three goals and three assists in 17 AHL games this season for the Iowa Wild and Norfolk.
You can be hyped all you want, but his game will speak for itself. He's obviously going to be a great player so we've got to make sure we keep an eye on him. Whether it's his first game or his 1,000th game, our job is to take care of business, shut him down.
— Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo on facing ballyhooed Oilers rookie Connor McDavid, who is making NHL debut in St. Louis
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