Stepan's Top 5

From June 4-20, BlueshirtsUnited.com is counting down some of the most memorable moments for several Rangers players in 2011-12. We continue today with a look back at forward Derek Stepan's sophomore year in the NHL, which saw him improve on his 2011-12 scoring totals with 34 assists and 51 points. He also played a big role in the playoff run, notching one goal to go along with eight assists -- including a three-point performance in the crucial Game 6 at Ottawa that kept the Blueshirts season from a premature ending.

No. 5 -- April 28 vs. Caps at MSG (Round 2, Game 1)


Stepan springs Chris Kreider for the game-winning goal at 7:00 of third period.



No. 4 -- Dec. 3 at Tampa Bay


Stepan scores game-winner at 16:41 of the third period as winning streak reaches five.




No. 3 -- March 4 vs. Bruins at MSG


Stepan gets winner at 12:21 of third as Rangers open up 10-point lead in Eastern Conference.




No. 2 -- Feb. 19 vs. Blue Jackets at MSG


Stepan strikes just 22 seconds into overtime to send Columbus packing.




No. 1 -- April 23 at Ottawa (Round 1, Game 6)


Stepan's first career playoff goal ties Sens 1-1 at 8:55 of second period in must-win game.




Let us know what you think of the top 5 and share any other great Stepan moments you think deserved to make the list.