7:24AM: KalPa has announced that Derek Stepan is returning to North America.
In their release they say, “Stepan is confident that the NHL will start in the coming weeks and he wanted to return to North America in peace to prepare for the NHL season.”
The Rangers currently have no players playing in Europe. Henrik Lundqvist is still in Sweden though.
In 12 games Stepan had two goals and two assists, had 39 shots and averaged 19:17 per game.
THIS SECTION is all about Stepan’s time in Finland.