Jul 25, 2018
Steve Staios
Hamilton Bulldogs

Steve Staios:


Steve Staios is the president and general manager of the Hamilton Bulldogs – the Ontario Hockey League’s champion team of this season.

Steve was named president of the Hamilton Bulldogs on June 5, 2015. A Hamilton native and former National Hockey League defenceman and coach, he joined the Bulldogs after spending the previous three years with the Toronto Maple Leafs, where he served in various positions.

Staios spent 18 seasons in the NHL as a defenceman, playing in 1,001 regular season games from 1995 to 2012 with the Boston Bruins, Vancouver Canucks, Atlanta Thrashers, Edmonton Oilers, Calgary Flames and New York Islanders. Prior to beginning his NHL career, Staios competed in the Ontario Hockey League with the Niagara Falls Thunder (1990-92) and the Sudbury Wolves (1992-93).

On the international stage, Staios was named to Hockey Canada’s Program of Excellence Management group in May of 2017. He also served as director of player personnel with Team Canada at the 2014 IIHF World Championship. On the ice, he donned the Canadian jersey as a player, winning gold at the 2003 and 2004 worlds, and came home with silver from the 2008 IIHF World Championship. And if he isn’t busy enough running the Bulldogs, he has been named the lead for this year’s Team Canada's Mens National Junior Team.