Steve Ott is entering his eighth NHL season, all with Dallas. He has accumulated over 130 PIM in six of his eight NHL seasons and posted a career-high 183 PIM during the 2010-11 season. Ott enters the 2011-12 season eight games away from playing in his 500th NHL game. During the 2010 IIHF World Championships in Germany, Ott represented Team Canada and skated in seven games, recording one assist and 20 PIM. Ott has served as an alternate captain for the Dallas Stars on several occasions.
Hometown is Windsor, Ontario
Daughter Layna Grace was born on May 9, 2007
Ott's father, Butch, is an amateur scout for the Stars
Favorite athlete growing up: Wayne Gretzky
Was two years old when he first laced up skates
Spends his summers just outside of Windsor and enjoys being on the lake with family and friends
Contract Status: Through 2013-14 season