Gary Steffes

Gary Steffes

Player Profile


Grand Blanc, Mich.

Last College:
Cedar Rapids (USHL)

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 207




Played in 17 games, including the first eight games of the season... tallied his only point of the year with an assist against Western Michigan (Jan. 29)... was a +1 in the contest with the Broncos and finished +1 on the year... fired 33 shots on the season... had eight PIM on four minor penalties.

Appeared in all 41 games... tallied 23 points on 11 goals and 12 assists... scored at least one goal on eight occasions, including his first career hat-trick vs. Ohio State on Oct. 11... tallied a pair of goals vs. Michigan State on Jan. 17 (his second was the game-winner)... had multiple points on one other occasion as he had a goal and an assist at Lake Superior State on Feb. 14... scored his only power-play goal of the season vs. Notre Dame (Oct. 25)... scored Miami's first goal in the national title game vs. Boston University... credited with an assist in 11 contests, including a pair at Western Michigan (Dec. 17)... registered a plus-eight rating during the year, tied for third-best on the team... had 17 penalties for 34 minutes.

Played in 36 games for the RedHawks... scored six goals and passed out 10 assists to post a 16-point season... earned 17 penalties and spend 34 minutes in the penalty box... posted a +18 mark on the campaign... played in 25 of 28 CCHA games and registered 11 points (3 goals, 8 assists)... scored one shorthanded goal... three of his six goals going down as game-winners.

Appeared in all 42 games for Miami... netted his first collegiate goal in the RedHawks' 5-1 win over Canisius (Oct. 13)... recorded the first multi-point effort of his Miami career in a 6-3 setback at Michigan (Oct. 19)... provided his first game-winning tally as a collegian in a 4-3 victory against Bowling Green (Oct. 27)... added a short-handed goal versus Ferris State (Dec. 2) and an evenstrength marker against Ohio State (Dec. 9) ... ranked sixth on his team with 44 penalty minutes.

Prior to Miami
Played two seasons for the Cedar Rapids of the United States Hockey League (USHL)... helped the Roughriders to USHL regular season and playoff titles in 2004-05... tallied 11 goals and 11 assists with 77 penalty minutes in 2005-06... played the 2003-04 season for the Stratford Cullitons of the Midwestern Junior B Hockey League.

Majoring in exercise science ... son of Barb and Dave Steffes.