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Lee Stempniak

Lee Stempniak  #20

Right Wing
NUMBER: 20 BIRTHDATE: February 4, 1983
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: West Seneca, NY, United States
WEIGHT: 196 DRAFTED: STL / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 5th   (148th overall)
-Has ten points (6G, 4A) in 18 games since joining the Jets Two of his five goals for Winnipeg have been game winners -Recorded an assist in first game with the Jets on Mar. 4 vs. OTT -Acquired by the Jets from the New York Rangers on Mar. 1 CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: -Led the Carolina Hurricanes in goal scoring in 2012-13 with 23 goals, tying for fifth-most in the NHL that season -Has finished second on his team in goals twice in his career: 2006-07 with St. Louis (27 goals) & 2010-11 (19 goals) Playoffs CAREER *6 points (3G, 3A) in 27 games AS A JET *1 points (1G, 0A) in 3 games 2015 PLAYOFFS HOME: 1 GP; 1-0-1; +/-0 ROAD: 2 GP; 0-0-0; +2 LAST GOAL: Apr.20/15 vs. ANA LAST ASSIST: Apr.26/14 vs. CBJ PLAYOFF HIGHLIGHTS: -Played 13 NHL playoff games as a member of the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2014
ECAC All-Rookie Team (2002) ECAC First All-Star Team (2004, 2005) NCAA East First All-American Team (2004) NCAA East Second All-American Team (2005) Traded to Toronto by St. Louis for Alexander Steen and Carlo Colaiacovo, November 24, 2008. Traded to Phoenix by Toronto for Matt Jones and Phoenix's 4th (later traded to Washington Washington selected Philipp Grubauer) and 7th (later traded to Edmonton Edmonton selected Kellen Jones) round choices in 2010 Entry Draft, March 3, 2010. Traded to Calgary by Phoenix for Daymond Langkow, August 29, 2011. Traded to Pittsburgh by Calgary for Pittsburgh's 3rd round choice (later traded to Chicago Chicago selected Matt Iacopelli) in 2014 Entry Draft, March 5, 2014. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 19, 2014.
Quote of the Day

He is, in my opinion, one of the best defensemen in the NHL and continuing to grow. I think his game, from an offensive standpoint, he continues to drive our offense... I think there's still tremendous upside for Oliver.

— Coyotes GM Don Maloney on defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson