#9 Mark Steenhuis
BORN: 12/3/1980
HOME TOWN: St. Catharines, Ont
HEIGHT: 5-9
WEIGHT: 195
POSITION: Forward
SHOOTS: Right
ACQUIRED: In the summer of 2002 from Columbus in exchange for goaltender Ken Montour
 
DATE NOTE
2011

Recorded 300th career assist in five-point performance (2+3) at Minnesota (3/27)… Recorded seven points (2+5) vs. Boston (3/12)… Recorded eight points (2+6) at Philadelphia (2/12)… Scored a goal and two assists at Philadelphia (1/15); named NLL Transition Player of the Week… Playoffs: Scored four points (2+2) and recovered five loose balls vs. Boston (4/30)… Recorded three assists vs. Toronto (5/7).

2010

Led Bandits with career-high 54 assists… Also led Bandits in goals (36) and points (90)… Set franchise record for shots in a season (238)… Tied for fourth in NLL with team-leading 11 power play goals… Recorded season highs in goals (6), points (10), shots (24) and shots on goal (17) in win vs. Orlando (3/6)… Scored game-winning goal vs. Boston (4/24) in nine-point performance (1+8)… Ranked second in the league in both shots and shots on goal (175). Playoffs: Scored six points (2+4) in one game… Tied for team lead in assists (4) and shots (13).

2009

Set career highs in goals (51 - tied franchise record), assists (50), points (101) and shots (186)… Posted team highs in assists (50), points (101) and shots (186)… Set NLL record for most assists (13) and points (17) in a game vs. Toronto (2/14)… Scored a team-record eight goals in a 17-16 win at Toronto (Feb. 20)… Named MVP of All-Star game (second time in his career), scoring 13 points (7+6)… Picked up a season-high 16 loose balls vs. New York (3/28). Playoffs: Scored six points (4+2) in two games… Registered all four goals vs. Boston (5/2).

2008

Missed one game due to injury (ankle)… Named NLL Edge Championship Game MVP after scoring five goals and adding one assist… NLL Transition Player of the Year after leading all transition players in goals (34) and overall points (75)… Named to NLL All-Pro team… Four-time NLL Transition Player of the Week… Tied a career high with 34 goals… Set a new career high with 41 assists and 75 points… Finished second on the Bandits in points and first in goal scoring… Tied for team lead with 121 loose balls… Had 11 games with five or more points… Had a season-high 10 points (4+6) vs. Philadelphia (3/1)… Scored four goals on three occasions; 1/26 at Philadelphia, 3/1 vs. Philadelphia and 4/19 vs. Chicago. Playoffs: Set franchise record with seven goals in East Division Championship game against New York.

2007

Named MVP of All-Star game after scoring six goals and adding one assist… Four-time NLL Transition player of the Week… Recorded a hat trick or better five times… Scored a season-high five goals and added an assist in season debut vs. New York (1/12)... Picked up 10 loose balls in addition to recording seven points (4+3) vs. Minnesota (1/20)… Finished season third on team with 108 loose balls. Playoffs: Had an assist and six loose balls vs. Minnesota (4/22)... Finished with two goals and seven loose balls at Rochester (4/27).

2006

Appeared in 15 games and led the team with 34 goals… Ranked second on the team with 57 points… Picked up a career-high 144 loose balls… Led the team with three game-winning goals… Recorded nine points (5+4) in season opener at Toronto (1/13)… Recorded five points (1+4) vs. Rochester (1/28)… Notched a hat trick and added an assist vs. Philadelphia (2/11)… Tied a franchise single-game record by scoring seven goals in a win over Rochester (3/25)… Had three goals and an assist vs. San Jose (3/31)… Had four points (2+2) at Arizona (4/1). Playoffs: Scored three goals and five assists in three playoff games… Had two goals, including the game-winner, in 11-10 first round win over Minnesota… Recorded two goals and two assists vs. Rochester in semi-finals.

2005

Eastern Division All-Star alternate… Won Fastest Man Competition at All-Star game in Calgary… Named Player of the Week (week 10)… Recorded three goals and an assist at Minnesota (1/21)... Scored four goals and two assists vs. Philadelphia (1/29)... Had seven points (4+3) vs. Anaheim (2/11)... Had eight four-point or better games on the season…  Scored six points (3+3) at Toronto (3/4)... Recorded five points (3+2) at Minnesota (3/11)… Scored five points (3+2) vs. San Jose (4/16). Playoffs: Led the Bandits with five goals vs. Rochester (4/23).

2004

Eastern Division All-Star alternate… Named Game MVP of the 2004 All-Star Game (2/22) after totaling seven points (6-1)... Scored team-best three game-winning goals to tie single-season franchise record...  Scored five points (2+3), including the game-winning goal at Anaheim (1/18)… Had five points (3+2) at Rochester (2/28)… Recorded seven points (3+4) against Philadelphia (4/4)… Playoffs: Tied John Tavares and Ted Dowling for second in Champion’s Cup playoff goals (7), trailing only Jonas Derks (9)... Tied for seventh in playoff points (11)... Totaled five goals against Rochester in the first round (4/17)… Added a goal and two assists in semi-finals at Toronto (4/25)… Scored a goal and recorded two assists in Champion’s Cup at Calgary (5/7).

2003

Scored twice in Bandits debut vs. Colorado (1/11)… Finished season with 16 goals and 17 assists… Scored a season-high four goals and added two assists vs. Calgary (1/25)… Picked up five points (2+3) vs. New York (2/16)… Had a pair of goals and assists vs. Rochester (3/7). Playoffs: Had a goal and an assist vs. Calgary (4/19).

2002

Scored 11 goals and 19 assists and picked up 85 loose balls in 12 games as a rookie with Columbus… Ranked third on team with six power play goals.

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