Steve Zalewski

#38C,
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 190
Born:
Birth Place: Utica, New York
Draft: 2004 5th round (153rd pick) by the
Shoots: L
  • NBC Sports

    Devils will give top pick Hischier a chance to make team right away

    There’s at least some question regarding whether Nico Hischier is ready to jump straight from being the top pick of the 2017 NHL Draft to becoming an immediate part of the New Jersey Devils’ roster. As one would expect, Shero said that the Devils won’t rush him if it’s “apparent” that the Swiss-born forward isn’t ready. Much like Nolan Patrick with the Philadelphia Flyers, Hischier didn’t deny that he wants to make the big time right off the bat.

  • NBC Sports Bay Area

    Sharks coach DeBoer had 'good relationship' with Kovalchuk

    CHICAGO Ilya Kovalchuk is still reportedly mulling over a return to the NHL, four years after he surprisingly walked away from a monstrous contract with the New Jersey Devils to play in the KHL. The Sharks have been linked to Kovalchuk, in large part because of Pete DeBoer, who was Kovalchuks most recent head coach. In 2011-12, Kovalchuk was a dangerous scoring winger under DeBoer, helping the Devils reach the Stanley Cup Final.

  • Morning Skate: Devils get a good one in No. 1 pick Hischier
    CSNNE.com

    Morning Skate: Devils get a good one in No. 1 pick Hischier

    CHICAGO – As opening nights go at the NHL Draft, Friday night was a bit of a ho-hum affair for the Boston Bruins at the United Center home of the Chicago Blackhawks. The Bruins went the safe route by drafting a smooth, defensive-minded defenseman with the 18th overall pick when they selected Finnish product Urho Vaakenainen, and in doing so left more dynamic forwards like Kristian Vesalainen and Kailer Yamamoto still on the draft board for other teams to claim as their own. It was a bit of a curious choice given how many defensemen the Bruins already have in the prospect pipeline, but the lack of strength in the draft class seemed to lead teams to carve their own paths looking for players. The