Derek Stepan One-On-One: "Doing Whatever I Can"

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Rangers center Derek Stepan arrived in New York last Friday and has been in the process of doing "whatever I can to fit and to help the team" ever since as he and the Rangers prepare for Thursday's season opener in Phoenix.

After practice on Tuesday Stepan chatted one-on-one with's Jim Cerny about his "long summer", getting ready for Thursday, being back with his teammmates and a new coaching staff, and what it will be like playing on a line with Rick Nash and Brad Richards.

See what Derek Stepan had to say Tuesday, then share your comments below.