The Americans are the ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s San Jose Sharks and the American Hockey League’s San Jose Barracuda.
Stevenson joined the Americans late in the 2014-15 campaign and played a key role in the Americans’ championship run, scoring eight points (3g-5a) in 23 playoff games and bringing a physical presence to the Americans lineup. The 22-year-old also played in 46 games last season with Gwinnett, where he had 16 points (8g-8a) and 144 penalty minutes. He also played in six American Hockey League games last season, combined with Portland and Bridgeport.
A native of Shaunavon, Saskatchewan, Stevenson recorded 168 points (75g-93a) in 252 career Western Hockey League games with Regina.