Steve Bégin
HEIGHT: 6' 0"
BIRTHDATE: 06/14/1978
BIRTHPLACE: Trois-Rivieres, QC, CAN
DRAFTED: CGY: 1996-40 overall
CAREER vs. ANA: 13 GP, 2-0-2, 27 PIM
HOME: 30 GP, 5-3-8, 13 PIM, -8
ROAD: 31 GP, 3-2-5, 29 PIM, +2
* Skated in his 400th career NHL game March 24 vs. Vancouver, recording an assist.
* Scored his first goal as a Star and was selected as the First Star of the Game Mar. 12 vs. Carolina.
* Made his Dallas Stars debut Feb. 28 vs. Anaheim.
* In 42 games with Montreal this season, posted six goals and four assists for 10 points with 27 penalty minutes.
* Won the Jack Butterfield Trophy as Playoff MVP, scoring 17 points (10-7-17) in 19 games to lead the Saint John Flames to the 2001 AHL Calder Cup.
2007-08: Was 3rd on the teamwith 27 hits in October…Scored 2 goals, fired 5 shots on goal and posted a plus-2 rating on November 21 at Long Island…Played his 200th game with the Canadiens on November 23 at Buffalo... Helped the Canadiens engineer the greatest comeback in franchise history with 8 hits in a 6-5 win against the Rangers on Feb. 19…Missed 17 games with a shoulder injury suffered on Dec. 6 in Boston... 2006-07: Finished 2nd among Canadiens players with 167 hits…Had two-game point-scoring streaks on two different occasions (Oct. 31 – Nov. 2 – 1-1-2; March 27 – March 30 – 1-1-2)…Missed 27 games (fromDecember 12 to February 8) with a back injury…Missed three games (February 20 to 24) with a foot injury…2005-06:Winner of the Jacques Beauchamp Molson Trophy (Unsung Hero)…Led the Canadiens and was 7th in the NHL for the number of hits (202)…Established career highs in games played (76), goals (11), assists (12) and points (23)…Finished first among Canadiens players with four short-handed points (2-2-4)…Finished second among Canadiens players with a +9 plus/minus rating…Totalled seven points (4-3) and 22 shots on goal in 12 games in October…Had four games with at least two points, including one three-point game (10/31/05 @ NYR – 1-2-3)…Scored two game-winning goals (10/22/05 vs NYI et 10/31/05@NYR)…Missed the last five regular-season games and the first four playoff contests with a knee sprain (04/08/06 vs NJ)…2003-04: Runnerup for the Jacques BeauchampMolson Trophy…2-goal game on February 14 vs Ottawa, a career high…Missed 23 games due to a shoulder injury…2002-03: Contributed to 2 GWG (1-1-2)…Missed 12 games due to injuries…2001-02: Collected 11 of 12 points at even strength…Registered 2 multi-point games… Missed 15 games due to injuries…2000-01: Won the Calder Cup with the AHL Saint John Flames…Won the Jack Butterfield Trophy as the AHL’s PlayoffMost Valuable Player with 17 points in 19 games (10-7-17)…Ranked 4th for points and 2nd for goals in the AHL playoffs…Scored 4 PPG and 2 GWG
during the regular season…1999-00: Collected his first NHL points (1-1-2) in 13 games with Calgary…1997-98: Collected 14 points (2-12-14) in 15 playoff games with Val-d’Or in the QMJHL…1996-97: Ranked 5th in scoring with Val-d’Or (13-33-46) and tied for 3rd in PIM (229).