|Assets:||Had very good size for the blueline position. Was smooth on his skates and was at his best when limiting mistakes in the defensive zone. Could play a shutdown role, if required.|
|Flaws:||Needs to get nastier in order to take full advantage of his big frame, but he never did. Also needed more work in terms of his consistency from game to game, especially on offense.|
|Career Potential:||Puck-moving depth defenseman.|
|9/28/2014||Released from training camp by the Nashville Predators.|
|9/18/2014||Invited to training camp by the Nashville Predators.|
|7/11/2014||Announced his retirement.|
|4/22/2014||Missed all 82 regular season and all 4 playoff games (knee injury).|
|10/01/2013||Knee injury, injured reserve.|
|3/26/2013||Assigned to Syracuse (AHL).|
|3/22/2013||Placed on waivers by the Tampa Bay Lightning.|
|6/28/2012||Re-signed by the Tampa Bay Lightning to a two-year contract.|
|2/27/2012||Acquired from the Ottawa Senators.|
|2/09/2012||Missed 6 games (lower body injury).|
|1/23/2012||Lower body injury, injured reserve.|
|4/10/2010||Recalled from Binghamton (AHL).|
|4/01/2010||Assigned to Binghamton (AHL).|
|3/29/2010||Recalled from Binghamton (AHL).|
|3/16/2010||Assigned to Binghamton (AHL).|
|3/08/2010||Re-signed by the Ottawa Senators to a two-year contract.|
|3/02/2010||Recalled from Binghamton (AHL).|
|2/15/2010||Assigned to Binghamton (AHL).|
|2/12/2010||Recalled from Binghamton (AHL).|
|11/27/2009||Assigned to Binghamton (AHL).|
|10/29/2009||Recalled from Binghamton (AHL).|
|9/29/2009||Assigned to Binghamton (AHL).|
|3/08/2009||Recalled from Binghamton (AHL).|
|2/27/2009||Assigned to Binghamton (AHL).|
|12/26/2008||Recalled from Binghamton (AHL).|
|12/18/2008||Assigned to Binghamton (AHL).|
|12/13/2008||Recalled from Binghamton (AHL).|
|11/30/2008||Assigned to Binghamton (AHL).|
|11/28/2008||Recalled from Binghamton (AHL).|
|10/22/2008||Assigned to Binghamton (AHL).|
|3/25/2008||Recalled from Binghamton (AHL).|
|10/01/2007||Assigned to Binghamton (AHL).|
|7/03/2007||Signed by the Ottawa Senators to an entry-level contract.|
|2/27/2012||Tampa Bay Litghtning traded Matt Gilroy to the Ottawa Senators for Brian Lee.|
|7/30/2005||Drafted by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round (9th overall) in 2005.|
Bolts' Lee working off ice on conditioning | 11/09/2013 11:59 AM
NewsBrian Lee was working off ice on his conditioning Friday.
ImpactHe has been out the entire season due to a torn ACL but seems to be making progress. Lee, when healthy, is not more than a seventh NHL defenseman so he is really not rosterable.
Brian Lee (knee) lands on Tampa's LTIR list | 10/02/2013 8:27 AM
NewsBrian Lee (knee) will open the 2013-14 campaign on long-term injured reserve.
St. Petersburg Times
ImpactHe skated in 22 games with the Lightning during the lockout-shortened season. Lee is still recovering from surgery on his torn ACL.
Brian Lee may not be ready for training camp | 06/19/2013 3:22 PM
NewsBrian Lee (knee) isn't expected to be ready for training camp this fall.
St. Petersburg Times
ImpactHe had to undergo surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate knee ligament. Lee didn't have a point and posted a minus-13 rating in 22 games with the Lightning before ending up in the minors.
Lightning reassign Brian Lee to AHL | 03/26/2013 3:10 PM
NewsTampa Bay Lightning reassign Brian Lee to AHL Syracuse.
ImpactLee cleared waivers on Saturday but had yet to be assigned to a club. He had non points and 16 penalty minutes in 22 games this season.
Brian Lee clears waivers | 03/23/2013 12:40 PM
NewsBrian Lee went unclaimed on waivers.
Erik Erlendsson on Twitter
ImpactLee hasn't been assigned to the AHL yet, but it certainly wouldn't be surprising if the Tampa Bay Lightning decide to exercise that option. He has no points and 16 penalty minutes in 22 games with Tampa Bay this season.
Bolts waive defenseman Brian Lee | 03/22/2013 1:58 PM
NewsBrian Lee has been waived by Tampa Bay.
Damian Cristodero on Twitter
ImpactThe Bolts signed college free agent Andrej Sustr on Thursday and it looks like he'll join the team in Lee's place. In 22 games this season, Lee had no points and a minus-13 rating.
|Goals||2||2 times-last: 2009-10 (Ott)|
|Penalty Minutes||35||2011-12 (Ott/TB)|
|Power Play Goals||1||2008-09 (Ott)|
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