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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

He seemed to thrive on his own and didn't really need any push from me. I certainly don't want to get in the way of the coaches. You see how that goes sometimes. I never really worried about it and just enjoyed the ride.

— David Ekblad on his son's [Aaron Ekblad] journey to the NHL, signing with the Florida Panthers