They say that Stepan's durability and consistency is what leads to his production and they point out that he has never missed a regular season game in his four years in the NHL.
Last year they projected Stepan for 25 goals and 35 assists. (Actually finished with 17 goals and 40 assists)
- Stepan played his best hockey last year in the second half/after the Olympics.
- He had 5 goals and 10 assists in the playoffs.
Stepan is a RFA after the season and could double his cap hit.