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Steve Martinson
Steve Martinson
Left Wing
Number: 36
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 205
Shoots: Left
Born: Jun 21, 1957
Birthplace: Minnetonka, MN, United States
Acquired: Signed as a free agent by Detroit on October 3, 1987.
Left winger Steven Martinson played parts of four NHL seasons in the 80s and 90s. He was a rugged competitor who took on the toughest foes on the opposition and created a few scoring chances by forechecking and driving to the net.

Born in Minnetonka, Minnesota, Martinson spent a year at St. Cloud State before turning pro with the IHL's Toledo Goaldiggers in 1981-82. He bounced around the minors for a few years and led the AHL with 432 penalty minutes while playing for the Hershey Bears in 1985-86. After signing with the Detroit Red Wings, the rugged enforcer played his first 10 NHL games in 1987-88.

Over the next few years Martinson played a few games for the Montreal Canadiens and Minnesota North Stars but saw most of his ice time in the minors. His best year came in 1991-92 when he fired 18 goals and provided grit on the San Diego Gulls of the IHL. By the mid-90s injuries began to mount and Martinson retired six games into the 1994-95 schedule.

Courtesy of the Hockey Hall of Fame

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
H. Zetterberg 77 17 49 -6 66
P. Datsyuk 63 26 39 12 65
T. Tatar 82 29 27 6 56
G. Nyquist 82 27 27 -11 54
J. Abdelkader 71 23 21 3 44
N. Kronwall 80 9 35 -4 44
R. Sheahan 79 13 23 -3 36
D. Helm 75 15 18 7 33
D. DeKeyser 80 2 29 11 31
S. Weiss 52 9 16 -2 25
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Howard 23 13 11 .910 2.44
P. Mrazek 16 9 2 .918 2.38

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