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Brian Lee

Brian Lee  #15

Defenseman
NUMBER: 15 BIRTHDATE: March 26, 1987
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Moorhead, MN, United States
WEIGHT: 200 DRAFTED: OTT / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (9th overall)

- Missed all 82 games with knee surgery

WCHA All-Rookie Team (2006) Traded to Tampa Bay by Ottawa for Matt Gilroy, February 27, 2012. Missed 2013-14 due to knee injury vs. Springfield (AHL), May 17, 2013 and resulting surgery. Officially announced his retirement, July 11, 2014.
Quote of the Day

I downplayed the first one because I thought it's just a hockey game. We just want to win the game; it's against our rival and we want the two points. I downplayed it, but now having gone through the first one I look back and say, 'Geez, that was really cool.' I think as I've grown a bit older I've got a lot more appreciation for what we're allowed to do every day.

— Capitals forward Brooks Laich on the 2015 NHL Bridgestone Winter Classic, the second one of his career after 2011 in Pittsburgh