Steve Staios D NYI Oct 31 '78

Steve Staios was signed by NYI on Friday January 18.

Steve Staios D NYI May 05 '78

Veteran defenseman Steve Staios has retired and will join the Toronto Maple Leafs' front office.

The Hamilton native, who spent 18 seasons in the NHL, will be Toronto's new player development adviser. Staios, 39, will advise Toronto management on the prospects and players at all levels of the organization. He will also take on special assignments for both the amateur and pro scouting departments. Staios spent last season with the New York Islanders, garnering eight assists in 65 games. He finishes his career with 56 goals and 164 assists in 1,001 games with Boston, Vancouver, Atlanta, Edmonton, Calgary and the Islanders. Staios said it was time to "move on to a news chapter in my life." He reunites with Leafs general manager Brian Burke, who was the GM of the Vancouver Canucks when Staios played there in the late 1990s.

Steve Staios D NYI Dec 09 '77

Steve Staios returned to action on Tuesday February 28.

Steve Staios D NYI Dec 07 '77

Steve Staios was a late scratch on Sunday because of a lower-body injury.

As a result, Mike Mottau made his return to the lineup from a concussion in Staios' place.

Steve Staios D NYI Nov 29 '77

Steve Staios returned to action on Saturday February 18.

Steve Staios D NYI Nov 27 '77

Steve Staios is dealing with the flu.

Staios missed Thursday's contest as a result. He should be considered questionable for Saturday's game.

Steve Staios D NYI Oct 28 '77

Steve Staios watched Tuesday's game as a healthy scratch to give him some rest.

The 38-year-old rearguard is the oldest player on the team and he had been seeing less than 13 minutes of ice time in each of the past three contests. Dylan Reese, who had been sitting since being recalled 11 days earlier, dressed in his place.

Steve Staios D NYI Oct 11 '77

Steve Staios returned to action on Saturday December 31.

Steve Staios D NYI Sep 26 '77

Steve Staios' upper body injury is a concussion.

Staios didn't play on Tuesday or Thursday and he'll miss his third straight game on Saturday. Beyond that, it's not clear how long he'll be sidelined.

Steve Staios D NYI Sep 24 '77

Steve Staios has been ruled out of Thursday's game due to an upper-body injury.

He was getting checked out for a possible concussion on Wednesday, but there was no information given on the results of those tests.