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Blues' Alexander Steen Remains Humble

Steen staying humble through incredible start

Source: Ryan Dadoun, NBC Sports Pro Hockey Talk

Blues_Alexander_Steen_2013In the shortened 2013 campaign, Alexander Steen had eight goals in 40 games and his career-high is 24 markers set in 2009-10. This season the 29-year-old forward already has 10 goals in nine games.

That hot start puts him on the same early pace as Brett Hull in 1989-90 and 1990-91 when he netted 72 and 86 goals respectively.

?I don?t think we should be comparing myself to Brett Hull,? Steen told reporters, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

For his part, Steen is giving linemates David Backes and T.J. Oshie a lot of the credit for his accomplishments.

?I?m enjoying playing with those two,? Steen said. ?They work extremely hard. It?s been a pleasure for me to play with those two. Osh?s efforts on the forecheck, Backes? reads and hits is what is creating all these situations for me.?


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