STEPAN-McDONAGH -- GAMES 1-20 and WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

STEPAN WORLD JUNIOR -- 2 POINTS in Team USA's 6-5 Overtime Win Over Canada at Saskatoon, Sask.
Date Opponent
Result Stepan's stats in Game
World Jr. Averages to Date Honors
1/5 vs. Canada
6-5 W (OT)
1 Goal, 1 Assist, 4 Shots, Plus-1
GPG: 0.57; APG: 1.43; PPG: 2.0
All-Tourney
NOTES: Gold-Medal Game. USA Wins Championship -- Turned in a heroic third period with an even-strength assist and goal to give the Americans a stunning 5-3 lead. Stepan first set up linemate Jerry D'Amigo for a 4-3 U.S. advantage at the 4:12 mark. He then scoredg at 6:23 of the third to deliver what seemed like a commanding lead at the time. Finished tournament as leading scorer with 14 points (4 goals, 10 assists) in seven games. Named to the All-Tournament team.

STEPAN WORLD JUNIOR -- 1 POINT in Team USA's 5-2 Win Over Sweden at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Date Opponent
Result Stepan's stats in Game
World Jr. Averages to Date Honors
1/3 vs. Sweden
5-2 W
1 Assist, 4 Shots, 2 PIM
GPG: 0.5; APG: 1.5; PPG: 2.0
 
NOTES: Assisted on Jerry D'Amigo's shorthanded goal that gave USA a 4-2 lead at 15:32 of the third period. The assist was Stepan's tournament-leading ninth assist and 12th point. It also extended his point-scoring streak to a perfect six games.

STEPAN WORLD JUNIOR -- 2 POINTS in Team USA's 6-2 Win Over Finland at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Date Opponent
Result Stepan's stats in Game
World Jr. Averages to Date Honors
1/2 vs. Finland
6-2 W
2 Assists, 2 Shots, Plus-2
GPG: 0.6; APG: 1.6; PPG: 2.2
 
NOTES: Assisted on goal by Matt Donovan to make it 2-0 at 6:34 of the first period. Moved into tournament scoring lead with assist on Jerry D'Amigo's game-winner that made it 3-0 at 12:51 of the second period. The assist on D'Amigo's goal was Stepan's eighth assist and 11th point in five games.

STEPAN WORLD JUNIOR -- 1 POINT in Team USA's 5-4 OT Shootout Loss to Canada at Saskatoon, Sask.
Date Opponent
Result Stepan's stats in Game
World Jr. Averages to Date Honors
12/31 vs. Canada
4-5 L (SO)
1 Assist, 5 Shots, 2 PIM
GPG: 0.75; APG: 1.5; PPG: 2.25
 
NOTES: Helped Team USA stretch its lead to 4-2 at 1:01 of the third period, setting up a goal by Danny Kristo. Called for hooking at 6:49 of the second period.

STEPAN WORLD JUNIOR -- 4 POINTS in Team USA's 12-1 Win Over Latvia at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Date Opponent
Result Stepan's stats in Game
World Jr. Averages to Date Honors
12/29 vs. Latvia
12-1 W
2 Goals, 2 Assists, 5 Shots, Plus-2
GPG: 1.0; APG: 1.67; PPG: 2.67
 
NOTES: Assisted an fellow Rangers prospect Chris Kreider's power-play goal at 19:02 of the first period to make it 5-0. Assisted on Kreider's second power-play goal at 9:38 of the second period to make it 7-1. Scored first goal of game at 1:22 of the third period for 8-1 lead. Picked up second goal and fourth point of game at 9:42 of the third to make it 10-1.

STEPAN WORLD JUNIOR -- 1 POINT in Team USA's 3-0 Win Over Switzerland at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Date Opponent
Result Stepan's stats in Game
World Junior Averages to Date Honors
12/27 vs. Switzerland
3-0 W
1 Assist, 4 Shots
GPG: 0.5; APG: 1.5; PPG: 2.0
 
NOTES: Assisted an fellow Rangers prospect Chris Kreider's game-winning goal, scored on a power-play at 5:57 of the second period to give Team USA a 1-0 lead.

STEPAN WORLD JUNIOR -- 3 POINTS in Team USA's 7-3 Win Over Slovakia at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Date Opponent
Result Stepan's stats in Game
World Junior Averages to Date Honors
12/26 vs. Slovakia
7-3 W
1 Goal, 2 Assists, 5 Shots, Plus-4
GPG: 1.0; APG: 2.0; PPG: 3.0
 
NOTES: Assisted an even-strength goal at 9:34 of the first to cut Slovakia's lead to 2-1. Scored an even-strength tally at 5:39 of the second to make it 3-2 and give USA the lead for good. Picked up his third point of the night with an assist on goal at 13:54 of the second, making it a 5-3 game. Tied for team lead with five shots on goal and plus-4 rating.

STEPAN EXHIBITION -- 0 POINTS in Team USA's 3-2 OT Shootout Loss to Czech Republic at Moose Jaw, Sask.
Date Opponent
Result Stepan's stats in Game
Season Averages to Date Honors
12/22 vs. Czech Republic
2-3 L (SO)
2 PIM
 
 
NOTES: Called for hooking at 16:29 of the first period. Stopped in the shootout, where lone goal was scored by Czechs.

STEPAN EXHIBITION -- 2 POINTS in Team USA's 4-2 Road Win at North Dakota
Date Opponent
Result Stepan's stats in Game
Season Averages to Date Honors
12/19 at North Dakota
4-2 W
2 Assists, 2 Shots, Plus-2
 
 
NOTES: Stepan assisted on fellow Rangers prospect Chris Kreider's power-play goal to make it 1-0 at 6:51 of the first period. Stepan also assisted on the empty-netter that closed out the scoring at 19:43 of the third.

GAME 20 -- 2-2 Home Tie vs. Yale (Record: 12-5-3)
Date Opponent
Result McDonagh's Stats in Game
McDonagh Averages to Date Honors

2 Shots
GPG: 0.15; APG: 0.4; PPG: 0.55
 
1/3 Yale
2-2 T
Stepan's Stats in Game
Stepan Averages to Date Honors
Did not play. At World Juniors
GPG: 0.28; APG: 0.94; PPG: 1.22
 
NOTES: Badger Showdown Tournament championship game.

GAME 19 -- 5-4 Home Win Over Merrimack (Record: 12-5-2)
Date Opponent
Result McDonagh's Stats in Game
McDonagh Averages to Date Honors

1 Goal, 3 Shots, 2 PIM, Minus-2
GPG: 0.16; APG: 0.42; PPG: 0.58
 
1/2 Merrimack
5-4 W
Stepan's Stats in Game
Stepan Averages to Date Honors
Did not play. At World Juniors
GPG: 0.28; APG: 0.94; PPG: 1.22
 
NOTES: Badger Showdown Tournament first-round game. McDonagh scored the game-winning goal on a power-play at 11:37 of the third period, setting up a championship-game meeting with Yale. McDonagh also called for grasping the facemask of an opposing player at 15:21 of second period.

GAME 18 -- 4-3 Road Win at North Dakota (Record: 11-5-2)
Date Opponent
Result McDonagh's Stats in Game
McDonagh Averages to Date Honors

0 Shots, Even
GPG: 0.11; APG: 0.44; PPG: 0.55
 
12/12 at North Dakota
4-3 W
Stepan's Stats in Game
Stepan Averages to Date Honors
2 Assists, 1 Shot, Plus-1
GPG: 0.28; APG: 0.94; PPG: 1.22
 
NOTES: Stepan assisted on a goal at 5:56 of the second period to pull Badgers into a 2-2 tie. He later assisted on the winning goal, a power-play tally that put Wisconsin up 4-2, at 13:09 of the third period.

GAME 17 -- 3-3 Road Tie at North Dakota (Record: 10-5-2)
Date Opponent
Result McDonagh's Stats in Game
McDonagh Averages to Date Honors

1 Assist, 1 Shot, Plus-1
GPG: 0.12; APG: 0.47; PPG: 0.59
 
12/11 at North Dakota
3-3 T (OT)
Stepan's Stats in Game
Stepan Averages to Date Honors
Minus-1
GPG: 0.29; APG: 0.88; PPG: 1.17
 
NOTES: McDonagh assisted on goal at 3:40 of the second period that gave Wisconsin a 3-1 lead (GTG). McDonagh was also called for roughing at 0:51 of the first period and for cross-checking at 9:46 of the third.

GAME 16 -- 6-0 Home Win Over Michigan Tech (Record: 10-5-1)
Date Opponent
Result McDonagh's Stats in Game
McDonagh Averages to Date Honors

3 Shots
GPG: 0.12; APG: 0.44; PPG: 0.56
 
12/5 Michigan Tech
6-0 W
Stepan's Stats in Game
Stepan Averages to Date Honors
3 Assists, Plus-1
GPG: 0.31; APG: 0.94; PPG: 1.25
 
NOTES: Stepan assisted on a power-play goal that opened the scoring at 16:34 of the first period. Stepan picked up his second assist of the night on another power-play goal that made it 3-0 at 19:39 of the first period. His third assist came on a goal at 4:42 of the third, giving Wisconsin a 5-0 lead. He ended the weekend with five points in two wins over Michigan Tech.

GAME 15 -- 8-2 Home Win Over Michigan Tech (Record: 9-5-1)
Date Opponent
Result McDonagh's Stats in Game
McDonagh Averages to Date Honors

1 Goal, 1 Shot, 2 PIM, Plus-1
GPG: 0.13; APG: 0.47; PPG: 0.6
 
12/4 Michigan Tech
8-2 W
Stepan's Stats in Game
Stepan Averages to Date Honors
2 Assists, 2 Shots
GPG: 0.33; APG: 0.8; PPG: 1.13
 
NOTES: Stepan assisted on a power-play goal for a 2-0 Wisconsin lead at 8:15 of the first period. McDonagh scored an even-strength goal at 17:45 of the first to make it 4-1. Stepan picked up his second assist of the night on a power-play goal that made it 5-1 at 10:16 of the second. McDonagh was called for an interference minor at 6:03 of the second.

GAME 14 -- 3-2 Road Loss at Michigan (Record: 8-5-1)
Date Opponent
Result McDonagh's Stats in Game
McDonagh Averages to Date Honors

1 Shot, Minus-2
GPG: 0.07; APG: 0.5; PPG: 0.57
 
11/28 at Michigan
2-3 L
Stepan's Stats in Game
Stepan Averages to Date Honors
1 Goal, 5 Shots, Plus-1
GPG: 0.36; APG: 0.71; PPG: 1.07
 
NOTES: Coming off his five-point night at Michigan State, Stepan scored an even-strength goal to close out the scoring at 14:23 of the the third period, running his goals streak to two games and his point streak to two games.

GAME 13 -- 7-3 Road Win at Michigan State (Record: 8-4-1)
Date Opponent
Result McDonagh's Stats in Game
McDonagh Averages to Date Honors

1 Shot, Minus-1
GPG: 0.08; APG: 0.54; PPG: 0.62
 
11/27 at Michigan State
7-3 W
Stepan's Stats in Game
Stepan Averages to Date Honors
1 Goal, 4 Assists, 3 Shots, Plus-2
GPG: 0.31; APG: 0.77; PPG: 1.08
No. 2 star
NOTES: A stunning, career-high five-point night for Stepan, who registered points in all three periods of the rout. Stepan assisted on the game's first goal at 9:23 of the opening period and then picked up his second assist on a power-play goal at 12:25 to make it 2-0. He added his third assist on the eventual game-winner, which gave the Badgers a 4-1 lead at 14:17 of the second and then made it 5-1 himself with his first goal of the game at 17:15 of that period. He completed his remarkable five-point night with an assist on the game's final goal at 17:45 of the third period.

GAME 12 -- 4-1 Road Win at St. Cloud State (Record: 7-4-1)
Date Opponent
Result McDonagh's Stats in Game
McDonagh Averages to Date Honors

1 Assist, 2 Shots, Plus-1
GPG: 0.08; APG: 0.59; PPG: 0.67
 
11/21 at St. Cloud State
4-1 W
Stepan's Stats in Game
Stepan Averages to Date Honors
1 Assist, 3 Shots, 2 PIM, Plus-1
GPG: 0.25; APG: 0.5; PPG: 0.75
 
NOTES: Stepan assisted on the game's first goal, a power-play tally at 5:11 of the opening period. McDonagh assisted on the game's final goal at 11:39 of the third period. Stepan was also called for a hooking at 1:29 of the second period.

GAME 11 -- 4-1 Road Loss at St. Cloud State (Record: 6-4-1)
Date Opponent
Result McDonagh's Stats in Game
McDonagh Averages to Date Honors

2 Shots, Minus-1
GPG: 0.09; APG: 0.55; PPG: 0.64
 
11/20 at St. Cloud State
1-4 L
Stepan's Stats in Game
Stepan Averages to Date Honors
4 Shots, Minus-1
GPG: 0.27; APG: 0.46; PPG: 0.73
 
NOTES: Stepan and McDonagh combined for six of Wisconsin's 39 shots on goal as team suffered first loss in two weeks.

GAME 10 -- 6-2 Home Win Over Alaska-Anchorage (Record: 6-3-1)
Date Opponent
Result McDonagh's Stats in Game
McDonagh Averages to Date Honors

1 Assist, 1 Shot, Plus-3
GPG: 0.1; APG: 0.6; PPG: 0.7
 
11/14 Alaska-Anchorage
6-2 W
Stepan's Stats in Game
Stepan Averages to Date Honors
2 Assists, 3 Shots, Plus-1
GPG: 0.3; APG: 0.5; PPG: 0.8
 
NOTES: Stepan and McDonagh both assisted on a goal at 12:37 of the second period that gave Wisconsin the lead for good at 2-1. Stepan picked up his second assist on an empty-netter at 17:04 of the third that made it 5-2.

GAME 9 -- 5-1 Home Win Over Alaska-Anchorage (Record: 5-3-1)
Date Opponent
Result McDonagh's Stats in Game
McDonagh Averages to Date Honors

1 Shot, 4 PIM, Plus-3
GPG: 0.11; APG: 0.55; PPG: 0.67
 
11/13 Alaska-Anchorage
5-1 W
Stepan's Stats in Game
Stepan Averages to Date Honors
1 Assist, 4 Shots
GPG: 0.33; APG: 0.33; PPG: 0.67
 
NOTES: Stepan assisted on a power-play goal to give Wisconsin a 4-0 lead at 12:08 of the second period. McDonagh called for interference at 0:19 of second period and cross-checking at 6:12 of the third.

GAME 8 -- 5-2 Home Loss to Minnesota (Record: 4-3-1)
Date Opponent
Result McDonagh's Stats in Game
McDonagh Averages to Date Honors

1 Goal, 5 Shots, Plus-1
GPG: 0.12; APG: 0.62; PPG: 0.74
 
11/7 Minnesota
2-5 L
Stepan's Stats in Game
Stepan Averages to Date Honors
4 Shots, Minus-3
GPG: 0.38; APG: 0.25; PPG: 0.63
 
NOTES: McDonagh scored first goal of the season at 12:14 of the third period, cutting Minnesota lead to 4-2.

GAME 7 -- 4-2 Home Win Over Minnesota (Record: 4-2-1)
Date Opponent
Result McDonagh's Stats in Game
McDonagh Averages to Date Honors

1 Assist, 1 Shot, 2 PIM, Plus-1
GPG: 0.0; APG: 0.71; PPG: 0.71
 
11/6 Minnesota
4-2 W
Stepan's Stats in Game
Stepan Averages to Date Honors
3 Shots, Minus-1
GPG: 0.43; APG: 0.28; PPG: 0.71
 
NOTES: McDonagh assisted on the game's first goal, scored just 24 seconds into the opening period. McDonagh also called for holding penalty at 6:52 of third period.

GAME 6 -- 6-1 Home Win Over New Hampshire (Record: 3-2-1)
Date Opponent
Result McDonagh's Stats in Game
McDonagh Averages to Date Honors

1 Assist, 4 Shots
GPG: 0.0; APG: 0.6; PPG: 0.6
 
10/31 New Hampshire
6-1 W
Stepan's Stats in Game
Stepan Averages to Date Honors
4 Shots, Plus-2
GPG: 0.6; APG: 0.4; PPG: 1.0
 
NOTES: McDonagh assisted on game's first goal, scored on a power play, at 2:54 of second period.

GAME 5 -- 4-1 Home Win Over New Hampshire (Record: 2-2-1)
Date Opponent
Result McDonagh's Stats in Game
McDonagh Averages to Date Honors

1 Assist, 2 PIM, 2 Shots, Plus-1
GPG: 0.0; APG: 0.6; PPG: 0.6
 
10/30 New Hampshire
4-1 W
Stepan's Stats in Game
Stepan Averages to Date Honors
2 Goals, 6 Shots, Plus-1
GPG: 0.6; APG: 0.4; PPG: 1.0
 
NOTES: Stepan erupted for two goals in the third period. His first came at the 5:22 mark, stretching Badgers' lead to 3-1. He added his second goal in a 4-on-4 situation at 9:15 of the third. McDonagh picked up an assist on the first of Stepan's two goals. McDonagh was also called for cross-checking at 7:32 of the third period.

GAME 4 -- 3-2 Road Loss at Minnesota State (Record: 1-2-1)
Date Opponent
Result McDonagh's Stats in Game
McDonagh Averages to Date Honors

15 PIM, Minus-1
GPG: 0.0; APG: 0.5; PPG: 0.5
 
10/24 at Minnesota State
2-3 L
Stepan's Stats in Game
Stepan Averages to Date Honors
1 Assist, 4 Shots, Minus-1
GPG: 0.25; APG: 0.5; PPG: 0.75
 
NOTES: Stepan assisted on Wisconsin's second goal of game on a power play at 5:28 of third, tying score at 2-2. McDonagh left the game at 11:30 of the third, when he received game misconduct and 5-minute major for checking from behind.

GAME 3 -- 6-0 Road Win at Minnesota State (Record: 1-1-1)
Date Opponent
Result McDonagh's Stats in Game
McDonagh Averages to Date Honors

2 Assists, 4 Shots, 2 PIM, Plus-2
GPG: 0.0; APG: 0.67; PPG: 0.67
 
10/23 at Minnesota State
6-0 W
Stepan's Stats in Game
Stepan Averages to Date Honors
1 Goal, 3 Shots, 2 PIM, Plus-1
GPG: 0.33; APG: 0.33; PPG: 0.67
 
NOTES: Stepan got his first goal of the season on the game's first tally, which also stood up as the winner, at 11:02 of the opening period, with McDonagh picking up the second assist -- the first time the two Rangers prospects had combined on a Wisconsin goal since McDonagh became Rangers property last summer. McDonagh later picked up his second assist on the game's final goal at 18:21 of the second period. McDonagh was called for roughing at 3:59 of the second period. Stepan was called for tripping at 17:21 of the second.

GAME 2 -- 1-1 Home Tie with Colorado College (Record: 0-1-1)
Date Opponent
Result McDonagh's Stats in Game
McDonagh Averages to Date Honors

1 Shot, 4 PIM
GPG: 0.0; APG: 0.0; PPG: 0.0
 
10/17 Colorado College
1-1 T (OT)
Stepan's Stats in Game
Stepan Averages to Date Honors
4 Shots, 2 PIM
GPG: 0.0; APG: 0.5; PPG: 0.5
 
NOTES: Stepan 16-for-27 on faceoffs, called for an interference penalty at 1:16 of first period. McDonagh called for hooking at 5:25 of first and interference at 16:49 of second.

GAME 1 -- 3-2 Home Loss to Colorado College (Record: 0-1-0)
Date Opponent
Result McDonagh's Stats in Game
McDonagh Averages to Date Honors

3 Shots, 2 PIM
GPG: 0.0; APG: 0.0; PPG: 0.0
 
10/16 Colorado College
2-3 L
Stepan's Stats in Game
Stepan Averages to Date Honors
1 Assist, 2 Shots
GPG: 0.0; APG: 1.0; PPG: 1.0
 
NOTES: Stepan assisted on even-strength goal at 7:30 of first period to give Wisconsin a 2-0 lead. McDonagh called for a roughing penalty at 8:01 of second period.