Regarding the new Kevin Owens name that former Ring of Honor and independent wrestling standout Kevin Steen will be using in WWE NXT, Steen will be using the name as a tribute to the late Owen Hart according to a report by Dave Meltzer. Steen was a big Owen Hart fan and named his son after Hart. As reported earlier, WWE has started filming vignettes for his NXT debut that could be happening as soon as December.

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter