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Steve Mason (born May 29, 1988) is a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing for the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected 69th overall in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft by the Blue Jackets. Playing major junior in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL), he spent three seasons with the London Knights and Kitchener Rangers. In 2007, he was named OHL Goaltender of the Year. He joined the Blue Jackets in 2008–09 and won the Calder Memorial Trophy as rookie of the year. Internationally, he won a gold medal with Team Canada at the 2008 World Junior Championships while earning tournament MVP and Best Goaltender honours.

Mason grew up in Oakville, Ontario playing mostly A hockey until his Bantam year when he moved up to the AAA level with the Oakville Rangers of the OMHA. He was drafted after his minor midget season with Oakville by the OHL's London Knights in the 11th round of the 2004 OHL Priority Selection.

In 2004-05, he led the Grimsby Peach Kings club to the OHA Jr.C. title in 2004-05.

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