Steven Edward Carlson - Born August 26, 1955 in Virginia, Minnesota is an American retired ice Hockey centre and coach.
- 1975 Lockhart Cup Champion with Johnstown Jets
Calder Cup Finalist 1985 with Baltimore Skipjacks.
1st NHL game on October 10, 1979 with Los Angeles Kings vs Detroit Red Wings season opener at The Forum in Inglewood (4-4 tie).
1st NHL goal vs Gilles Gilbert of the Boston Bruins on October 20, 1979 at 18:30 of the 3rd in a 5-4 loss at Boston Garden.
1st NHL Penalty on November 3, 1979 vs St. Louis Blues at 2 minute hooking minor.
Carlson played in 52 NHL games, scoring 9 goals, 12 assists and had 132 penalty minutes.
As a coach, he led the Johnstown Chiefs to the 1989 playoff finals (Riley Cup) in the East Coast Hockey League / ECHL vs Carolina Thunderbirds, losing in the 7th game.
Steve Carlson is most famous for his acting and playing Hockey in the 1977 Slap Shot movie, acting as Steve Hanson, one of the 3 famous brothers known as the "Hanson Brothers"