17. Steve Sullivan

The fourth NHL team of Steve Sullivan’s career was the Nashville Predators, a team he joined during his ninth year (2003-04).  Sullivan finished that year strong, scoring 30 Points in 24 Games, with 73 in total that year, a number that would be his second best ever.

Following the lockout year (2004-05), Sullivan had two more 60 Point years, the latter of which was cut short due to a severe back injury that was so bad, he missed the entire 2007-08 Season.  Sullivan returned in 2008-09, netting 51 Points in a comeback year that secured him the Bill Masterton Award.  He played one more year with the Predators before he signed with Pittsburgh.

As a Predator, Sullivan had 263 Points in 317 Games.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Right Wing
  • Acquired: Traded from the Chicago Blackhawks for a 2004 2nd Round Pick (which would be Ryan Warlock) and a 2005 3rd Round Pick (which would be Michael Blunden) 2/18/04.
  • Departed:

    Signed as a Free Agent with the Pittsburgh Penguins 7/1/11.

  • Games Played: 317
  • Notable Statistics:

    100 Goals
    163 Assists 
    263 Points 
    175 PIM 
    .83 PPG 
    +34 Plus/Minus 
    29.0 Point Shares 
    10 Points in 26 Playoff Games

  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy (2009)

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