Islanders Agree to Terms on One-Year Deal with Staios

Defenseman in on Training Camp Tryout Signs One-Year Deal

Friday, 09.30.2011 / 11:28 AM ET / News
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Islanders Agree to Terms on One-Year Deal with Staios
The New York Islanders have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with defenseman Steve Staios.

Staios, who originally was attending the Islanders Training Camp on a tryout basis, has played in each of the Islanders three preseason games this month and is set to dress against the New Jersey Devils tonight at 7 p.m. at the Prudential Center. 

The Hamilton, ON native has played in 936 career National Hockey League games, scoring 56 goals and 156 assists for 212 points.  He has also accumulated 1,269 penalty minutes over the course of his 15-year NHL career. 

Staios, originally drafted in the second round (27th overall) of the 1991 NHL Entry Draft, played the last two seasons with the Calgary Flames.  In 57 games, he totaled four goals and nine assists for 13 points. 

He played in 573 games over the course of eight seasons with the Edmonton Oilers. Staios recorded 35 goals and 111 assists with the Oilers.  The 6’1, 200 pound defenseman also played two seasons with the Atlanta Thrashers, three with the Vancouver Canucks and two with the Boston Bruins. 

Internationally, Staios has represented Team Canada at the 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2007 World Championships.  He tallied two goals and four assists for six points in 33 games. 

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
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B. Nelson 77 19 22 7 41
A. Lee 71 23 16 10 39
J. Bailey 65 15 23 3 38
J. Boychuk 67 8 25 9 33
N. Leddy 73 10 21 14 31
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