Steve Graves

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Steve Graves
Born (1964-04-07) 7 April 1964 (age 57)
Trenton, Ontario, Canada
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Rungsted
HC Asiago
HC Ajoie
TPS
Edmonton Oilers
National team  Canada
NHL Draft 41st overall, 1982
Edmonton Oilers
Playing career 1980–1993

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.

Playing career[edit]

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.[1][2]

Personal life[edit]

Graves was born in Trenton, Ontario and grew up in Ottawa.[2] He is of Irish descent.[3] He has two kids, Alexandra "Alexa", and Keara Graves who is gender-fluid. [4]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
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
1983–84 Edmonton Oilers NHL 2 0 0 0 0
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 Edmonton Oilers NHL 12 2 0 2 0
1986–87 Nova Scotia Oilers AHL 59 18 10 28 22 5 1 1 2 2
1987–88 Edmonton Oilers NHL 21 3 4 7 10
1987–88 Nova Scotia Oilers AHL 11 6 2 8 4
1988–89 TPS FIN 43 16 12 28 48 10 2 8 10 12
1988–89 Canadian National Team Intl 3 5 1 6 2
1989–90 HC Ajoie NLA 4 4 0 4 16
1989–90 Canadian National Team Intl 53 24 19 43 50
1990–91 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 3 0 1 1 2
1990–91 Phoenix Roadrunners IHL 56 11 20 31 64 5 1 3 4 2
1991–92 HC Asiago ITA 12 4 6 10 4
1991–92 HC Sierre NLB 9 11 1 12 27
1991–92 Canadian National Team Intl 34 13 11 24 36
1992–93 Rungsted DEN 33 35 17 52 90
AHL totals 231 60 46 106 70 11 1 2 3 6
NHL totals 35 5 4 9 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Steve Graves". Greatest Hockey Legends. 31 July 2016. Retrieved 13 October 2020.
  2. ^ a b "1982 NHL Draft Pick: Steve Graves". Hockey Draft Central. Retrieved 13 October 2020.
  3. ^ "Celeb Crushes, Insecurities, Childhood Memories Q&A". YouTube. 25 July 2018. Retrieved 13 October 2020.
  4. ^ https://youtube.com/watch?v=Y52jQwQso0A&feature=youtu.be

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