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Steve Begin

Steve Begin  #28

Left Wing
NUMBER: 28 BIRTHDATE: June 14, 1978
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Trois-Rivieres, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 192 DRAFTED: CGY / 1996 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (40th overall)
2012-13 HIGHLIGHTS:
Had his first fight of the season against Detroit's Jordin Tootoo on Feb.5 ... scored his first goal (GWG) and had a fight (Ryan Garbutt) on Feb.17 @ DAL ... picked up his first assist of the season and was a team high + 2 on Feb.28 ... led the team in hits with four on Mar.21 ... scored his second goal of the season on Mar.27 ... has points in back-to-back games with an assist on Mar.29 ... led the team with five hits on Apr.3 ... had a team high five hits on Apr.5 ... scored two goals, including a short-handed game winner on Apr.17 ... missed two games from Apr. 19-21
Jack A. Butterfield Trophy (AHL Playoff MVP) (2001) Traded to Buffalo by Calgary with Chris Drury for Steve Reinprecht and Rhett Warrener, July 3, 2003. Claimed by Montreal from Buffalo in Waiver Draft, October 3, 2003. Traded to Dallas by Montreal for Doug Janik, February 26, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 1, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Nashville, October 20, 2010. Missed majority of 2010-11 and all of 2011-12 due to various injuries. Signed as a free agent by Calgary, January 18, 2013.
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