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Lee Stempniak

Lee Stempniak  #12

New York Rangers  Right Wing
NUMBER: 12 BIRTHDATE: February 4, 1983  (AGE 31)
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: West Seneca, NY, United States
WEIGHT: 196 DRAFTED: STL / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 5th   (148th overall)
Last Game: Did not dress on Nov. 19 vs. PHI due to injury - Has recorded a point in three of his last five games (one goal, two assists) and has tallied a point in four of his last seven games (two goals, two assists) - Has posted a plus-one rating in four of his last five games and in five of his last seven contests (plus-four rating over his last seven games) 2014-15 - Is tied for the team lead in plus/minus rating (plus-four), ranks second in shots on goal (43), is tied for fourth in goals (four), and is tied for fifth in points (eight) - Posted a three-game point streak from Oct. 11 at CBJ to Oct. 14 vs. NYI (two goals, two assists over the span) - Tallied his first goal/point as a Ranger on Oct. 11 at CBJ - Recorded two shots on goal and was credited with one hit in 13:07 of ice time while making his Rangers debut on Oct. 9 at STL
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.
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