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Derek Stepan is in the midst of a truely impressive third season in the NHL. With 20 points in 29 games, Stepan is the Rangers second leading scorer, trailing only Rick Nash (24 points in 25 games). He has notched 11 points in his last 11 contests after assisting on Michael Del Zotto's shorthanded goal Tuesday night in New Jersey. And after the game head coach John Tortorella praised Stepan for his overall sound play, not just his offensive numbers.
Following practice on Wednesday Stepan spoke with a group of reporters about taking the next step in his development, playing with the likes of Carl Hagelin and Rick Nash this season, and much more.
Watch this interview with Derek Stepan, then somment below.