Sam Steel

Dallas Stars logo
Age 26 Feb 3, 1998
Ardrossan Canada
Center shoots left
5'11" 180 cm
183 lbs 83 kg
ELC Signing Age 18
Waivers Signing Age 18
UFA Year 2025
Agent Gerry Johannson
Draft Year 2016
Drafted Overall 30
Draft Round 1
Draft Team Anaheim Ducks logo

Transaction History
Feb 16, 2024 Dallas Stars | Sam Steel | Steel scored a goal, added an assist and went plus-2 in Thursday's 9-2 win over the Nashville Predators.
Feb 7, 2024 Dallas Stars | Sam Steel | Steel scored the game-winning goal in Tuesday's 2-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres.
Jan 28, 2024 Dallas Stars | Sam Steel | Steel notched an assist and two PIM in Saturday's 5-4 overtime win over the Washington Capitals.
Jan 22, 2024 Dallas Stars | Sam Steel | Steel notched an assist in Sunday's 3-2 overtime loss to the New York Islanders.
Jan 17, 2024 Dallas Stars | Sam Steel | Steel scored a shorthanded goal in Tuesday's 5-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings.
Jan 11, 2024 Dallas Stars | Sam Steel | Steel scored a goal on two shots and went plus-3 in Wednesday's 7-2 win over the Minnesota Wild.
Jan 8, 2024 Dallas Stars | Sam Steel | Steel notched a shorthanded assist, two shots on goal and two hits in Monday's 4-0 win over the Minnesota Wild.
Dec 31, 2023 Dallas Stars | Sam Steel | Steel scored a goal on two shots, dished an assist, went plus-2 and blocked two shots in Sunday's 8-1 win over the Chicago Blackhawks.
Dec 17, 2023 Dallas Stars | Sam Steel | Steel provided an assist, two shots on goal and two hits in Saturday's 4-3 overtime loss to the St. Louis Blues.
Dec 11, 2023 Dallas Stars | Sam Steel | Steel logged a pair of assists and went plus-2 in Monday's 6-3 win over the Detroit Red Wings.
Dec 8, 2023 Dallas Stars | Sam Steel | Steel notched an assist in Thursday's 5-4 shootout win over the Washington Capitals.
Dec 6, 2023 Dallas Stars | Sam Steel | Steel recorded an assist and two PIM in Wednesday's 5-4 loss to the Florida Panthers.
Dec 2, 2023 Dallas Stars | Sam Steel | Steel scored a goal and added two PIM in Saturday's 8-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Nov 21, 2023 Dallas Stars | Sam Steel | Steel netted a goal in Monday's 6-3 win against the New York Rangers.
Oct 20, 2023 Dallas Stars | Sam Steel | Steel notched an assist and two blocked shots in Thursday's 3-2 win over the Anaheim Ducks.
Jul 1, 2023 Dallas Stars | Sam Steel | Steel signed a one-year, $850,000 contract with Dallas on Saturday.
Jun 30, 2023 Sam Steel | Steel wasn't qualified by the Minnesota Wild on Friday, so he'll become an unrestricted free agent Saturday, Jessi Pierce of NHL.com reports.
Apr 17, 2023 Minnesota Wild | Sam Steel | Steel scored a goal on three shots, added an assist, went plus-2 and logged three hits in Monday's 3-2 double-overtime win over the Dallas Stars.
Apr 15, 2023 Minnesota Wild | Sam Steel | Steel (illness) is practicing Saturday, Joe Smith of The Athletic reports.
Apr 13, 2023 Minnesota Wild | Sam Steel | Steel (illness) won't play Thursday in Nashville, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports.
Apr 11, 2023 Minnesota Wild | Sam Steel | Steel (illness) didn't finish Tuesday's game versus the Winnipeg Jets, Jessi Pierce of NHL.com reports.
Apr 8, 2023 Minnesota Wild | Sam Steel | Steel scored a shorthanded goal, added an assist and went plus-3 in Saturday's 5-3 win over the St. Louis Blues.
Mar 29, 2023 Minnesota Wild | Sam Steel | Steel scored a goal in Wednesday's 4-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche.
Mar 15, 2023 Minnesota Wild | Sam Steel | Steel logged two assists, three shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Wednesday's 8-5 win over the St. Louis Blues.
Mar 4, 2023 Minnesota Wild | Sam Steel | Steel notched an assist, two shots on goal, three hits and a plus-2 rating in Saturday's 3-0 win over the Calgary Flames.
Jan 14, 2023 Minnesota Wild | Sam Steel | Steel logged an assist and two hits in Saturday's 2-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes.
Jan 11, 2023 Minnesota Wild | Sam Steel | Steel picked up a pair of assists in Tuesday's 4-3 loss to the New York Rangers.
Jan 4, 2023 Minnesota Wild | Sam Steel | Steel scored a goal in Minnesota's 5-1 win against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday.
Dec 27, 2022 Minnesota Wild | Sam Steel | Steel registered two assists in a 4-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday.
Dec 18, 2022 Minnesota Wild | Sam Steel | Steel collected two assists in Sunday's 4-2 win over the Ottawa Senators.
Dec 16, 2022 Minnesota Wild | Sam Steel | Steel registered two assists in Friday's 4-1 win against the Chicago Blackhawks.
Dec 10, 2022 Minnesota Wild | Sam Steel | Steel scored a goal on four shots and added two PIM in Saturday's 3-0 win over the Vancouver Canucks.
Nov 19, 2022 Minnesota Wild | Sam Steel | Steel scored a goal on two shots, added an assist and logged two hits in Saturday's 2-1 overtime win over the Carolina Hurricanes.
Nov 18, 2022 Minnesota Wild | Sam Steel | Steel is practicing on the top line with Kirill Kaprizov and Mats Zuccarello on Friday, Joe Smith of The Athletic reports.
Oct 21, 2022 Minnesota Wild | Sam Steel | Steel potted a goal on two shots in 10:39 of ice time in Thursday's 4-3 overtime win over the Vancouver Canucks.
Aug 30, 2022 Minnesota Wild | Sam Steel | Steel agreed to terms on a one-year, $825,000 contract with the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday.
Jul 11, 2022 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | The Ducks did not issue a qualifying offer to Steel on Monday.
Apr 30, 2022 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | Steel produced an assist in Friday's 4-2 loss to the Dallas Stars.
Apr 24, 2022 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | Steel provided an assist and went minus-2 in Sunday's 6-3 loss to the St. Louis Blues.
Apr 7, 2022 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | Steel notched an assist in Wednesday's 4-2 loss to the Calgary Flames.
Mar 18, 2022 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | Steel (face) was activated from injured reserve and will play Friday against the Florida Panthers.
Mar 12, 2022 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | Steel (face) was placed on injured reserve Saturday.
Mar 12, 2022 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | Steel (face) won't play Saturday against the New Jersey Devils, Mike Morreale of NHL.com reports.
Mar 10, 2022 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | Steel (face) left Thursday's game versus the Nashville Predators after taking a puck to the face, Elliott Teaford of The Orange County Register reports.
Mar 8, 2022 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | Steel notched two assists, including one on the power play, and two shots on goal in Tuesday's 8-3 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks.
Feb 19, 2022 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | Steel scored a goal on two shots, doled out two hits, blocked two shots and went plus-2 in Saturday's 7-4 win over the Vancouver Canucks.
Jan 29, 2022 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | Steel notched an assist and blocked two shots in Saturday's 2-1 win over the Ottawa Senators.
Jan 26, 2022 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | Steel scored a goal in a 4-3 shootout loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday.
Jan 21, 2022 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | Steel posted an assist and four PIM in Friday's 5-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Jan 4, 2022 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | Steel logged a power-play assist and three shots on goal in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers.
Dec 31, 2021 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | Steel cleared COVID-19 protocol and is the fourth-line center for Friday's game in Las Vegas.
Dec 26, 2021 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | Steel has been added to the league's COVID-19 protocols.
Dec 17, 2021 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | Steel recorded an assist in Friday's 6-5 overtime loss to the Arizona Coyotes.
Dec 15, 2021 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | Steel logged a power-play assist in Wednesday's 4-1 win over the Seattle Kraken.
Dec 13, 2021 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | Steel notched an assist and two shots on goal in Sunday's 3-2 overtime win over the St. Louis Blues.
Dec 1, 2021 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | Steel recorded an assist in Wednesday's 6-5 win over the Vegas Golden Knights.
Nov 14, 2021 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | Steel scored a goal on two shots in Sunday's 5-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks.
Nov 7, 2021 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | Steel scored a goal in Sunday's 4-1 win over the St. Louis Blues.
Oct 19, 2021 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | Steel scored twice and went plus-3 in Tuesday's 6-5 loss to the Edmonton Oilers.
Aug 6, 2021 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | Steel accepted his one-year, $874,125 qualifying offer from the Anaheim Ducks on Friday, per PuckPedia.
Apr 28, 2021 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | Steel scored a goal in Wednesday's 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings.
Apr 24, 2021 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | Steel scored a goal on three shots in Saturday's 5-1 loss to the Vegas Golden Knights.
Apr 5, 2021 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | Steel (lower body) didn't participate in Monday's practice.
Mar 26, 2021 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | Steel scored a goal on a team-high five shots in Friday's 4-1 win over the St. Louis Blues.
Mar 10, 2021 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | Steel scored a goal in Wednesday's 5-1 loss to the Los Angeles Kings.
Mar 6, 2021 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | Steel notched an assist and went plus-2 in Saturday's 5-4 overtime win over the Colorado Avalanche.
Feb 27, 2021 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | Steel posted an assist and two hits in Saturday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Vegas Golden Knights.
Feb 24, 2021 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | Steel posted an assist, three shots on goal and three hits in Wednesday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Arizona Coyotes.
Feb 18, 2021 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | Steel scored a goal on two shots in Thursday's 3-1 loss to the Minnesota Wild.
Feb 15, 2021 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | Steel netted a goal on three shots and added two hits in Monday's 3-2 loss to the San Jose Sharks.
Feb 15, 2021 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | Steel was promoted to the active roster and will play Monday against the San Jose Sharks, CBS Sports reports.
Feb 11, 2021 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | The Ducks placed Steel on the taxi squad Thursday, Elliott Teaford of The Orange County Register reports.
Feb 2, 2021 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | Steel notched an assist in Tuesday's 3-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings.
Jan 16, 2021 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | Steel provided an assist and won 8 of 15 faceoffs in Saturday's 2-1 overtime loss to the Vegas Golden Knights.
Jan 14, 2021 Anaheim Ducks | Sam Steel | Steel managed an assist in Thursday's 5-2 loss to the Vegas Golden Knights.
Oct 14, 2019 Anaheim Ducks | Activated C Sam Steel from injured reserve.
Oct 8, 2019 Anaheim Ducks | Placed C Sam Steel on IR.
Oct 3, 2019 Anaheim Ducks | Activated C Sam Steel from non-roster injured reserve.
Apr 8, 2019 Anaheim Ducks | Assigned C Sam Steel to San Diego (AHL).
Mar 23, 2019 Anaheim Ducks | Recalled C Sam Steel from San Diego (AHL).
Mar 9, 2019 Anaheim Ducks | Assigned C Sam Steel to San Diego (AHL).
Mar 5, 2019 Anaheim Ducks | Recalled C Sam Steel from San Diego (AHL).
Feb 28, 2019 Anaheim Ducks | Assigned C Sam Steel to San Diego (AHL).
Feb 27, 2019 Anaheim Ducks | Recalled C Sam Steel from San Diego (AHL).
Feb 25, 2019 Anaheim Ducks | Assigned C Sam Steel to San Diego (AHL).
Feb 23, 2019 Anaheim Ducks | Assigned C Sam Steel to San Diego (AHL).
Oct 31, 2018 Anaheim Ducks | Assigned C Sam Steel to San Diego (AHL).
Dec 20, 2016 Anaheim Ducks | Signed C Sam Steel to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Sep 29, 2016 Anaheim Ducks | Assigned C Sam Steel to Regina (WHL).
Jul 1, 2015 Pittsburgh Penguins | Pittsburgh Penguins Acquired RW Phil Kessel, RW Tyler Biggs, D Tim Erixon and a conditional 2016 second-round draft pick ( Kasper Bjorkqvist) in 2016 NHL Draftfrom the Toronto Maple Leafs for RW Kasperi Kapanen, D Scott Harrington, C Nick Spaling, a conditional 2016 first-round draft pick (Sam Steel) and a 2016 third-round draft pick (James Greenway)
2023-2024 Regular Season Stats

Sam Steel
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Dallas Stars Dallas Stars logo 55 7 11 18 3 25 609 46.50 52.00 -1.80 52.00 0.20 0.49 1.38
Sam Steel Stats by Elite Prospects Sam Steel Advanced Stats by
Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2010-2011 Strathcona Warriors U15 AA NAHL U15 11 17 15 32 0
2011-2012 Sherwood Park Flyers U15 AAA AEHL U15 33 26 24 50 10 Playoffs 3 2 6 8 0
2011-2012 Sherwood Park Flyers U15 AAA John Reid Bantam 5 3 6 9 0 Playoffs 3 2 6 8 0
2012-2013 Sherwood Park Flyers U15 AAA AEHL U15 31 52 52 104 16 Playoffs 5 3 8 11 0
2012-2013 Team Northeast Alberta Cup 5 6 9 15 0
2012-2013 Sherwood Park Squires U17 AAA AEHL U17 3 5 3 8 0
2012-2013 Team Maroon IIHF Dev. Camp 6 7 8 15 2
2013-2014 Team Alberta WCCC-16 4 1 4 5 0
2013-2014 Sherwood Park Kings U18 AAA AEHL U18 14 7 16 23 8 Playoffs 3 2 1 3 0
2013-2014 Regina Pats WHL 5 0 0 0 0 Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0
2013-2014 Sherwood Park Crusaders AJHL 1 0 0 0 0
2014-2015 Team Black U17-Dev 3 1 1 2 0
2014-2015 Regina Pats WHL 61 17 37 54 16
2014-2015 Canada Black U17 WHC-17 5 1 2 3 4
Draft Yr 2015-2016 Canada U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 4 1 2 3 2
Draft Yr 2015-2016 Team White U18-Dev 3 1 0 1 2
Draft Yr 2015-2016 Regina Pats WHL 72 23 47 70 24 Playoffs 12 6 10 16 0
2016-2017 Regina Pats WHL 66 50 81 131 40 Playoffs 23 11 19 30 0
2016-2017 WHL All-Stars Jr Super Series 2 1 1 2 0
2017-2018 Regina Pats WHL 54 33 50 83 18 Playoffs 7 1 10 11 0
2017-2018 WHL All-Stars Jr Super Series 2 0 4 4 0
2017-2018 Canada U20 WJC-20 7 4 5 9 0
2017-2018 Regina Pats Memorial Cup 5 2 11 13 4 Playoffs 7 1 10 11 0
2018-2019 Anaheim Ducks NHL 22 6 5 11 8 270 63.16 33.58 -8.77 43.81 -1.56 0.89 1.55
2018-2019 San Diego Gulls AHL 53 20 21 41 24 Playoffs 16 6 7 13 0
2019-2020 Anaheim Ducks NHL 65 6 16 22 20 815 42.60 46.00 -1.50 48.30 0.60 0.29 0.96
2020-2021 Anaheim Ducks NHL 42 6 6 12 8 517 43.20 45.80 -2.20 49.40 -0.70 0.70 1.39
2021-2022 Anaheim Ducks NHL 68 6 14 20 16 763 37.90 44.50 -5.40 45.70 -3.70 0.47 1.34
2022-2023 Minnesota Wild NHL 65 10 18 28 18 815 55.20 52.70 2.80 53.10 3.90 0.59 1.55 Playoffs 5 1 1 2 0
2023-2024 Dallas Stars NHL 55 7 11 18 25 609 46.50 52.00 -1.80 52.00 0.20 0.49 1.38
Sam Steel Stats by Elite Prospects | Sam Steel Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team Dallas Stars logo
Signing Date July 1, 2023
Signing Status UFA no QO
Agent Gerry Johannson
Qualifying Offer on Expiry $892,500
Standard Contract | 1 Years $850,000 1.02% of cap space
2023-2024
Cap Hit $850,000
RFA
AAV $850,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $850,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $850,000
Minors Salary $850,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team Minnesota Wild logo
Signing Date August 30, 2022
Signing Status UFA no QO
Agent Gerry Johannson
Standard Contract | 1 Years $825,000 1.00% of cap space
2022-2023
Cap Hit $825,000
UFA no QO
AAV $825,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $825,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $825,000
Minors Salary $825,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Anaheim Ducks logo
Signing Date August 6, 2021
Signing Status RFA
Agent Gerry Johannson
Standard Contract | 1 Years $874,125 1.07% of cap space
2021-2022
Cap Hit $874,125
UFA no QO
AAV $874,125
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $874,125
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $874,125
Minors Salary $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Anaheim Ducks logo
Signing Date December 20, 2016
Agent Gregory Landry
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,589,999 1.27% of cap space
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Cap Hit $925,000 $894,166 $863,333 $863,333 $863,333
RFA
AAV $925,000 $894,166 $863,333 $863,333 $863,333
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $0 $0 $832,500 $832,500 $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500 $0 $0
Total Salary $0 $0 $925,000 $832,500 $832,500
Minors Salary $0 $0 $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year