Stephen Halliday


Player profile

  • Year Freshman
  • Height 6-4
  • Weight 210
  • Hometown Glenwood, Md.
  • Junior Team Dubuque Fighting Saints (USHL)
  • NHL Draft Ottawa (4th round, 2022)

Follow on Social Media
Twitter: @S_Halliday77
Instagram: @stephen.halliday
TikTok: @_stephenhalliday


  • Selected by Ottawa in fourth round of 2022 NHL Entry Draft (No. 104 overall)
  • Attended Senators development camp in Summer 2022

Ohio State Career

2022-23 (Freshman Season, through Jan. 1)

  • Second on team with 17 points, ranking third with 12 assists, while playing in all 20 games
  • Five multiple-point games
  • Four points in series vs. Bowling Green; two assists on the road Dec. 16 and goal and a helper at home Dec. 17
  • Two points, with a goal and an assist, at LIU Nov. 25
  • Three assists vs. Bentley Oct. 20 and scored on the power play in game two
  • Big Ten Second Star of the Week after four-point weekend vs. Wisconsin Oct. 7-8; goal in opener and then three assists in game two, including on third-period game-tying and game-winning goals in comeback win
  • Assist at Mercyhurst Oct. 2 for first collegiate point

Prior to Ohio State

  • Earned First Team All-USHL honors while playing for Dubuque Fighting Saints
  • Received 2022 Curt Hammer Award, awarded for on and off ice leadership
  • Ended USHL career fifth all-time in league history for regular season career points (215) and USHL Tier I regular season career assists leader (147), ranking third all-time in USHL regular season career assists
  • 95 points in 2021-22, with 35 goals and 60 assists; point and assist totals both rank third all-time in USHL Tier I history for a single season, setting team records for both
  • Played four years in the USHL, three with Dubuque Fighting Saints
  • Posted 48 points (10g, 38a) in 52 games in 2020-21 and had a 13-25-38 line in 46 regular season games in 2019-20
  • Played with Central Illinois Flying Aces in 2018-19, recording 34 points, on 10 goals and 24 assists, in 55 regular season games
  • Earned USHL All-Academic Team honors in 2020
  • Played AAA hockey with Toronto Marlboros
  • Part of Canada Red squad in World Under-17 Hockey Challenge
  • Graduated from DSHS in 2020
  • Played No. 1 singles for Glenelg Country School tennis team


  • Parents are James and Amanda; father played tennis in college and was ranked the Top 20 in Ontario
  • Has a sister, Ashlyn
  • Born in Ajax, Ontario
  • Has done charity work with the Humane Society and helped raise more than $1,800 by auctioning off Dubuque record-breaking stick
  • Wears No. 19 at Ohio State because it is what he has worn the last three years when he feels his game has progressed to a high level
  • Has not yet declared a major but will most likely go into business
  • Loves to play tennis and golf and is an experienced special effects videographer
  • Started playing hockey around age 6, with father sharing his love for the game with him

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