Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Thomas Steen
Thomas Steen was born on June 8, 1960 in Grums, Sweden. He began his junior career with his hometown team and would move on to the powerful Leksands IF of the Swedish Elite League where he teamed up for the first time with linemate Hakan Loob.

Steen was selected in the fourth round of the 1979 NHL Entry Draft by the Winnipeg Jets and would join the club to start the 1981-82 season. He would go to become one of the most prolific scorers in Jets franchise history, reaching the 30-goal mark in 1984-85 and setting career-highs in assists and points in 1988-89 with 61 and 88 respectively. Over the course of 14 seasons with the Jets, Steen scored 264 goals and his 553 assists stood as a franchise record until 2017.

On the international stage Steen represented Sweden on numerous occasions including helping his homeland to the silver medal at the World Championship in 1981 and again in 1986. He also suited up in three Canada Cup tournaments, playing a pivotal role in Sweden’s runner-up finish in 1984.

Steen left the NHL following the 1994-95 season. At the time he was the highest scoring Swedish-born player in history. He played all 950 of his NHL games for the Jets and on May 6, 1995 his number 25 was retired in an on ice ceremony.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1975-76 Grums IK Sweden-2 21 4 5 9
1976-77 Leksands IF Sweden 2 1 1 2 2
1976-77 Sweden EJC-A 6 5 3 8 6
1977-78 Leksands IF Sweden 35 5 6 11 30
1977-78 Sweden WJC-A 7 3 3 6 4
1978-79 Leksands IF Sweden 23 13 4 17 35 2 0 0 0 0
1978-79 Sweden WJC-A 6 5 1 6 6
1979-80 Leksands IF Sweden 18 7 7 14 14 2 0 0 0 6
1979-80 Sweden WJC-A 5 2 4 6 12
1980-81 Farjestads BK Karlstad Sweden 32 16 23 39 30 7 4 2 6 8
1980-81 Sweden WEC-A 8 1 3 4 6
1981-82 Sweden Can-Cup 3 0 0 0 2
1981-82 Winnipeg Jets NHL 73 15 29 44 42 +16 4 0 4 4 2
1982-83 Winnipeg Jets NHL 75 26 33 59 60 -6 3 0 2 2 0
1983-84 Winnipeg Jets NHL 78 20 45 65 69 -5 3 0 1 1 9
1984-85 Sweden Can-Cup 8 7 1 8 4
1984-85 Winnipeg Jets NHL 79 30 54 84 80 -1 8 2 3 5 17
1985-86 Winnipeg Jets NHL 78 17 47 64 76 -29 3 1 1 2 4
1985-86 Sweden WEC-A 8 8 3 11 16
1986-87 Winnipeg Jets NHL 75 17 33 50 59 +7 10 3 4 7 8
1987-88 Winnipeg Jets NHL 76 16 38 54 53 -11 5 1 5 6 2
1988-89 Winnipeg Jets NHL 80 27 61 88 80 +14
1988-89 Sweden WEC-A 10 2 4 6 10
1989-90 Winnipeg Jets NHL 53 18 48 66 35 +2 7 2 5 7 16
1990-91 Winnipeg Jets NHL 58 19 48 67 49 -3
1991-92 Sweden Can-Cup 6 0 3 3 11
1991-92 Winnipeg Jets NHL 38 13 25 38 29 +5 7 2 4 6 2
1992-93 Winnipeg Jets NHL 80 22 50 72 75 -8 6 1 3 4 2
1993-94 Winnipeg Jets NHL 76 19 32 51 32 -38
1994-95 Winnipeg Jets NHL 31 5 10 15 14 -13
1995-96 Frankfurt Lions Germany 4 1 0 1 2 3 0 1 1 6
1996-97 EHC Eisbaren Berlin Germany 49 15 18 33 48 8 0 2 2 27
1997-98 EHC Eisbaren Berlin Germany 43 4 7 11 20 10 3 4 7 10
1998-99 EHC Eisbaren Berlin Germany 40 7 15 22 28 8 1 5 6 2
1998-99 EHC Eisbaren Berlin EuroHL 5 1 2 3 2 6 0 2 2 0
NHL Totals 950 264 553 817 753 56 12 32 44 62


WJC-A All-Star Team (1979)
Swedish World All-Star Team (1981, 1985, 1986)
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