7 April 1964|
Trenton, Ontario, Canada
|Height||5 ft 10 in (178 cm)|
|Weight||175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)|
41st overall, 1982|
Stephen Graves (born 7 April 1964) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey left wing. He played 35 games in the National Hockey League with the Edmonton Oilers between 1983 and 1988.
He began his junior career with the Ottawa Jr. Senators of the CCHL and Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds of the OHL before being selected in the second round of the 1982 NHL Entry Draft, 41st overall, by the Edmonton Oilers. In 1984, he was named to the OHL Third All-Star Team, and played his first two NHL games for the Oilers as a 19-year-old. Known for his exceptional skating abilities and speed he would play parts of two more seasons in the NHL, and spent the balance of his career in the minors or in Europe. Graves played over 750 games as a Junior and Professional.
Graves was a standout with the Canadian National Team over a couple of seasons and led the team in scoring at the Izvestia Tournament in Moscow with 5 goals and 6 points after only 3 games while on loan from his Finnish Club Team, HC TPS. His other clubs included HC Ajoie, the New Haven Nighthawks, the Phoenix Roadrunners, and HC Asiago. Graves retired after the 1992–93 season, settling in Sault Ste. Marie to work in finance with Dundee Private Investors Inc.
Graves was born in Trenton, Ontario and grew up in Ottawa. He is of Irish descent. He has two kids, Alexandra "Alexa", and Keara Graves who is gender-fluid.
Regular season and playoffs
|1980–81||Ottawa Jr. Senators||CJHL||44||21||17||38||47||—||—||—||—||—|
|1981–82||Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds||OHL||66||12||15||27||49||13||8||5||13||14|
|1982–83||Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds||OHL||60||21||20||41||48||5||0||0||0||4|
|1983–84||Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds||OHL||67||41||48||89||47||16||6||8||14||8|
|1984–85||Nova Scotia Oilers||AHL||80||17||15||32||20||6||0||1||1||4|
|1985–86||Nova Scotia Oilers||AHL||78||19||18||37||22||—||—||—||—||—|
|1986–87||Nova Scotia Oilers||AHL||59||18||10||28||22||5||1||1||2||2|
|1987–88||Nova Scotia Oilers||AHL||11||6||2||8||4||—||—||—||—||—|
|1988–89||Canadian National Team||Intl||3||5||1||6||2||—||—||—||—||—|
|1989–90||Canadian National Team||Intl||53||24||19||43||50||—||—||—||—||—|
|1990–91||New Haven Nighthawks||AHL||3||0||1||1||2||—||—||—||—||—|
|1991–92||Canadian National Team||Intl||34||13||11||24||36||—||—||—||—||—|
- ^ "Steve Graves". Greatest Hockey Legends. 31 July 2016. Retrieved 13 October 2020.
- ^ a b "1982 NHL Draft Pick: Steve Graves". Hockey Draft Central. Retrieved 13 October 2020.
- ^ "Celeb Crushes, Insecurities, Childhood Memories Q&A". YouTube. 25 July 2018. Retrieved 13 October 2020.[dead YouTube link]
- ^ "How I Knew I Was Genderfluid // Keara Graves". YouTube.
- Biographical information and career statistics from NHL.com, or Eliteprospects.com, or Hockey-Reference.com, or The Internet Hockey Database
- Living people
- 1964 births
- Asiago Hockey 1935 players
- Calgary Flames
- Canadian ice hockey left wingers
- Canadian investment bankers
- Canadian sportspeople of Irish descent
- Edmonton Oilers draft picks
- Edmonton Oilers players
- HC Ajoie players
- HC Sierre players
- HC TPS players
- Ice hockey people from Ottawa
- New Haven Nighthawks players
- People from Quinte West
- Phoenix Roadrunners (IHL) players
- Rungsted Seier Capital players
- Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds players
- Canadian ice hockey winger, 1960s births stubs