|Born||January 25, 1969 |
Arvida, Quebec, Canada
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight||205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)|
Adirondack Red Wings
Minnesota North Stars
Tampa Bay Lightning
Detroit Red Wings
Columbus Blue Jackets
|NHL Draft||57th overall, 1987|
Steve Maltais (born January 25, 1969 in Arvida, Quebec) is a retired Canadian ice hockey forward.
He was originally selected by the Washington Capitals 57th overall in the 1987 NHL Entry Draft.
He also attended the Pittsburgh Penguins training camp in 1997, but was released prior to the start of the regular season.
Steve is best known or his long tenure with the top-level minor league Chicago Wolves.
Steve joined the Wolves in 1994 when they were in the International Hockey League (IHL) and followed them into the American Hockey League (AHL). He retired in 2005, having played in all 11 of the team's seasons up to that point.
Steve is still the Wolves all-time leading scorer. His 596 minor league goals is the eighth highest total in minor league history and his 605 total goals (minor league and NHL) is good for 22nd all time.
Steve's #11 was retired by the Wolves in a ceremony on April 15, 2006.