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Lee Stempniak

Lee Stempniak  #20

New Jersey Devils  Right Wing
NUMBER: 20 BIRTHDATE: February 4, 1983  (AGE 32)
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: West Seneca, NY, United States
WEIGHT: 195 DRAFTED: STL / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 5th   (148th overall)
Had 2g-4a-6pts over the last six games Nov. 14-27...Posted five multi-point games, most recently 1g-1a-2pts Nov. 27 vs. Montreal...Had points in four straight Oct. 18-24 (2g-3a-5pts)...Posted 1g-1a-2pts and netted the GDG Oct. 22 at Ottawa...Scored 4th career OT goal Oct. 18 at NY Rangers...Had points in back-to-back games Oct. 9-10 (2a)...Made Devils' debut Oct. 9 vs. Winnipeg...Agreed to terms on one-year contract with NJ Oct. 3...Agreed to PTO on Sept. 16...2014-15: Split tenth season between the NY Rangers (53 games) and Winnipeg (18); traded to Jets for C. Klingberg on Mar. 1...Recorded 15g-13a-28pts overall; had 6g-4a-10pts in just 18 games with Winnipeg...OTHER: Began season with Calgary (8g-15a-23pts in 52GP); traded to Pittsburgh on Mar. 5, 2014...Notched 4g-7a-11pts in 21 games regular season games & 2g-1a-3pts in 13 playoff contests for Pens...Played four seasons at Dartmouth (ECAC) from 2001-05; ranks 4th in school history with 63g-88a-151pts in 135 games.
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. Traded to Winnipeg by NY Rangers for Carl Klingberg, March 1, 2015.
Quote of the Day

It seems like I'm kind of making it a little difficult on myself here the last two games.

— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after tying the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with an assist on Duncan Keith's goal with 26.6 seconds left against the Anaheim Ducks Friday
World Cup of Hockey 2016