|Assets:||Has great size for the the National Hockey League level at 6-3, 227 pounds, so he knows how to cycle effectively and maintain puck possession. Can score goals in bunches, too.|
|Flaws:||Lacks game-to-game consistency. Needs to improve his play without the puck and in the defensive zone, in general. Must also use his body more effectively (and more often).|
|Career Potential:||Big, complementary forward with a little upside.|
|CCHA||First All-Star Team||2012-13|
|NCAA||West Second All-American Team||2012-13|
|CCHA||Second All-Star Team||2010-11|
|USHL||Rookie of the Year||2009-10|
|USHL||Clark Cup Playoff MVP||2009-10|
|5/08/2016||Missed the last regular season and all 11 playoff games (broken left fibula).|
|4/08/2016||Broken left fibula, sidelined indefinitely.|
|6/30/2015||Re-signed by the New York Islanders to a four-year contract.|
|12/09/2014||Fined $2,286.29 by the NHL.|
|10/22/2014||Recalled from the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (AHL).|
|10/07/2014||Assigned to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (AHL).|
|7/11/2014||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the New York Islanders.|
|6/30/2014||New York Islanders tendered a qualifying offer.|
|2/24/2014||Recalled from the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (AHL) on an emergency basis.|
|9/30/2013||Assigned to Bridgeport (AHL).|
|4/01/2013||Signed by the New York Islanders to a two-year entry-level contract.|
|6/27/2009||Drafted by the New York Islanders in the 6th round (152nd overall) in 2009.|
| 05/10/2016 3:15 PM
NewsLee (leg) said he could've played if there had been a Game 7 against the Lightning on Thursday, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports.
| 04/08/2016 11:09 AM
NewsLee (lower body) is out indefinitely with a fractured leg sustained against the Rangers on Thursday night, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports.
| 04/07/2016 8:23 PM
NewsLee (lower body) was ruled out for the remainder of the game Thursday versus the Rangers.
| 04/05/2016 11:23 PM
NewsLee's third-period goal tied the game during Tuesday's 4-3 overtime victory against the Capitals.
| 03/31/2016 10:35 PM
NewsLee scored the game-winning goal on the power play to finish off the Blue Jackets in Saturday's 4-3 win.
| 03/29/2016 10:59 PM
NewsLee's third-period power-play goal tied Tuesday's game and led to a 2-1 shootout win over the Hurricanes.
| 03/08/2016 11:02 PM
NewsLee scored the game-winning goal on the power play in Tuesday's 2-1 victory over the Penguins.
| 03/04/2016 1:01 AM
NewsLee registered a goal and an assist in Thursday's 4-3 overtime win against the Jets.
| 03/02/2016 12:59 AM
NewsLee tallied a goal on four shots, two hits and plus-1 rating in Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Canucks.
| 02/08/2016 9:56 PM
NewsLee has only scored three goals in his last 30 games.
| 01/23/2016 5:55 PM
NewsLee only has six goals and 20 points so far this season.
| 01/03/2016 10:45 PM
NewsLee recorded a goal and an assist in Sunday's win over the Stars.
| 12/29/2015 10:21 PM
NewsLee stuffed the stat sheet Tuesday in Toronto, notching a goal on two shots, an assist, a plus-2 rating and two PIM in a winning effort.
| 12/18/2015 8:01 PM
NewsLee will play on the top line with John Tavares, reports Newsday.
| 12/02/2015 5:14 PM
NewsLee only wrinkled the twine once in November.
| 11/14/2015 10:29 AM
NewsLee recorded a pair of assists in Friday's win over the Ducks.
| 10/17/2015 11:39 PM
NewsLee contributed a power-play goal to a 6-3 win over the Sharks on Saturday night.
| 10/16/2015 1:04 AM
NewsLee was integral to Thursday's comeback win over Nashville, potting a goal on three shots, an assist and two penalty minutes.
| 06/30/2015 4:35 PM
NewsLee signed a four-year, $15 million contract extension with the Islanders on Tuesday, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports.
Islanders winger Anders Lee scored two goals during Tuesday's loss against the Flyers. | 04/07/2015 9:42 PM
NewsIslanders winger Anders Lee scored two goals during Tuesday's loss against the Flyers.
ImpactHis second goal tied the game with under 30 seconds left, however the Islanders squandered the game with just over two seconds left. Lee now has 25 goals and 41 points through 74 games this season.
Islanders winger Anders Lee scored a goal his team's only goal in the, 2-1, loss on Tuesday against the Rangers. | 03/10/2015 9:40 PM
NewsIslanders winger Anders Lee scored a goal his team's only goal in the, 2-1, loss on Tuesday against the Rangers.
ImpactLee has been quite a find for fantasy owners this season as he has 23 goals and 15 assists. He is also plus-16 in 63 games.
Islanders winger Anders Lee scored a goal during Tuesday's loss against the Stars. | 03/04/2015 11:17 AM
NewsIslanders winger Anders Lee scored a goal during Tuesday's loss against the Stars.
ImpactHe also had four shots on goal and a plus-one rating on the night. Bailey now has 21 goals, 32 points, and a plus-11 rating through 54 games.
Islanders winger Anders Lee had a productive night on Thursday. | 02/12/2015 9:43 PM
NewsIslanders winger Anders Lee had a productive night on Thursday.
ImpactLee scored scored twice, had seven shots on goal, and was plus-two on the nght. He now has 18 goals and 24 points through 49 games.
Islanders winger Anders Lee scored on the power play as the Islanders defeated the Sabres, 3-2, on Sunday. | 02/08/2015 7:31 PM
NewsIslanders winger Anders Lee scored on the power play as the Islanders defeated the Sabres, 3-2, on Sunday.
ImpactLee scored in the second period on passes from Travis Hamonic and John Tavares. Lee has 15 goals and five assists in 47 games this season.
Islanders winger Anders Lee scored his 11th goal of the season on Tuesday. | 01/13/2015 9:38 PM
NewsIslanders winger Anders Lee scored his 11th goal of the season on Tuesday.
ImpactLee scored on a rebound in front of Henrik Lundqvist in the middle of the second period to break the scoreless tie against the Rangers. It was the first of three Islanders goals in the period. They won, 3-0.
Islanders winger Anders Lee scored his 10th goal of the season on Saturday. | 01/10/2015 9:32 PM
NewsIslanders winger Anders Lee scored his 10th goal of the season on Saturday.
ImpactLee scored in the Islanders three-goal second period that gave New York a, 4-1, lead over the Blue Jackets. The Islanders won, 5-2. Lee has 10 goals and four assists in 36 games this season.
Islanders winger Anders Lee could get minutes with center John Tavares. | 09/30/2014 7:31 PM
NewsIslanders winger Anders Lee could get minutes with center John Tavares.
ImpactThe Islanders know Tavares and 26-year-old Kyle Okposo will play together on the first line, but other wingers are battling for the other spot. Players are also competing for power play minutes with Tavares. Lee should land on one of the top-two scoring line and make a fantasy impact, but his value is obviously a lot higher if he plays on the top line.
Islanders agree to terms with Anders Lee | 07/11/2014 12:52 PM
NewsAnders Lee has re-signed with the New York Islanders.
ImpactLee accepted the qualifying offer the Islanders made to him as a restricted free agent. He had nine goals and 14 points in 22 games in 2013-14.
Anders Lee ends goal drought Friday night | 04/12/2014 11:54 AM
NewsAnders Lee potted his seventh goal of the year in the Islanders' 3-2 shootout win over New Jersey on Friday.
New York Newsday
ImpactHe snapped a 12-game goalless drought in the process. Lee had two assists during his goal slump. In his previous eight NHL games, he amassed six markers and three assists.
Jon Cooper thinks highly of Anders Lee | 03/27/2014 10:49 AM
NewsTampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper thinks very highly of Islanders forward Anders Lee.
New York Newsday
ImpactIt wasn't that long ago that Cooper and Lee were both in the United States Hockey League. "Not to embarrass him, but he's one of not only the greatest players I've coached for that level, but just as good a human being," Cooper said. "A born leader, and he's a winner. The kid just finds a way to will teams to win." Lee is getting an opportunity to show what he can do with the Islanders and so far he's made the most of it by scoring six goals and 10 points in 12 games.
Anders Lee has streak stopped at three games | 03/18/2014 10:19 PM
NewsIslanders forward Anders Lee was held off the scoresheet in Tuesday's 6-0 loss to the Wild.
ImpactLee has been one of the few players to step up in the absence of the injured John Tavares and entered the game with five points during a three-game scoring streak. Despite not registering a point in this game, the young forward did direct a whopping eight shots on goal in the defeat.
Isles' Anders Lee moving up to first line | 03/13/2014 10:14 AM
NewsOpportunity is knocking for Anders Lee, the Islanders' recent callup who appears very likely to join Kyle Okposo and Frans Nielsen on the top line at home against the Sharks Friday night.
New York Newsday
ImpactWith Michael Grabner out indefinitely with a concussion, Isles coach Jack Capuano said: "I think Anders Lee deserves an opportunity to move up on that line. He's played well for us. When Grabner went down the last game [in Vancouver] we put him up there with Nielson and Okposo and I thought they really played well . . . So, it's a good combination and most likely that's the guy we'll probably play on that line." Lee, called up in late February, has five goals and two assists in seven games. He had 22 and 19 for AHL affiliate Bridgeport in 54 games. "Everything's been falling into place for me, things have been going well," Lee, 23, said. "I've been playing with some really good guys, whether it's [Ryan] Strome or [Colin] McDonald, Okie or Fransie, it doesn't really matter who." We've been suggesting here for several days now that you may wish to invest in Lee for your fantasy league. We strongly suggest it now - if he's still available.
Lee has a two points in comeback win | 03/11/2014 4:37 AM
NewsAnders Lee scored a goal and registered an assist in the Islanders' 7-4 win over the Canucks Monday night.
ImpactLee now has five points in his last four games. He might be worth an investment in your fantasy league, because he is getting a lot of power play time also. Frans Nielsen and Josh Bailey both had a goal and an assist for the Islanders, while Ryan Strome, Calvin De Haan, Matt Martin and Cal Clutterbuck also scored in the victory. Defenseman Travis Hamonic had two assists and Kyle Okposo had three assists for the Islanders.
Center Anders Lee looking good for Islanders | 03/08/2014 10:16 AM
NewsSince being promoted to the New York Islanders on Feb. 25, Anders Lee has been producing.
New York Newsday
ImpactLee, who had a goal and assist in his two-game sniff of NHL life at the end of last season after he turned pro out of Notre Dame, has continued to find the net. He scored his fourth goal in five games Thursday in Edmonton, and he's at seven points (5-2-7) in seven career games, a neat little pace. He might be worth an investment in your fantasy league.
Lee scores in loss | 03/07/2014 3:31 AM
NewsAnders Lee scored a goal in the Islanders' 3-2 overtime loss to the Oilers Thursday night.
ImpactIt was the fourth goal in five games for Lee, who was recalled after the break for the 2014 Sochi Olympics. He is getting also power play time so he could be a good pick in deeper fantasy leagues.
Lee records two points in winning effort | 03/05/2014 9:42 AM
NewsAnders Lee scored a goal and registered an assist in the Islanders' 3-2 overtime win on Tuesday.
New York Newsday
ImpactLee is one of the players getting what is essentially an extended tryout as the Islanders look towards the 2014-15 campaign. He has three goals and four points in four games.
Anders Lee one of 3 summoned by Isles | 02/24/2014 8:13 PM
NewsForward Anders Lee has been recalled by the New York Islanders.
ImpactAlong with Ryan Strome and Mike Halmo, Lee was one of three members of the Islanders AHL affiliate in Bridgeport to get the call. He has little fantasy value at the moment.
Anders Lee could get call up from Islanders | 02/24/2014 7:30 AM
NewsAnders Lee is likely to be called up to the Islanders in the next couple of days.
New York Post
ImpactThe Islanders will need a couple of forwards with John Tavares out for the season and Matt Martin out with a lower body injury. Lee played a couple of games with the Islanders last season after finishing his career at Notre Dame. The center has 22 goals and 41 points in 54 games with Bridgeport of the AHL this season.
Islanders send Anders Lee to AHL Bridgeport | 09/30/2013 3:15 PM
NewsAnders Lee failed to make the Islanders' opening game roster.
ImpactLee had 38 points in 41 NCAA games before recording two points in two contests with the Islanders last season. It wouldn't be surprising to see him enjoy another NHL stint before the 2013-14 campaign is over.
Anders Lee looking to prove himself in 13-14 | 07/11/2013 9:10 AM
NewsAnders Lee felt he learned a lot during his brief stint with the New York Islanders.
New York Newsday
Impact"With how things are, I need to prove myself right away and be ready to go wherever I'm at," Lee said. He's scheduled to become a restricted free agent in the summer of 2014. Lee will be fighting for a roster spot during the Islanders' training camp.
Anders Lee scores in NHL debut with Isles | 04/03/2013 8:59 AM
NewsAnders Lee made his NHL debut Tuesday night and he scored the opening goal of the match in a 5-2 win over Winnipeg.
New York Newsday
ImpactThe former Notre Dame forward posted a minus-1 rating and played 9:36 of ice time. Lee just signed his first pro contract on Monday.
|Goals||1||15 times-last:at Wsh||last:Apr 5||2|
|Assists||2||2 times-last:at Min||last:Feb 23||4|
|Points||2||6 times-last:at Wpg||last:Mar 3||4|
|Penalty Minutes||7||at Phi||Jan 9||7|
|Plus/Minus||2||3 times-last:vs. Min||last:Feb 2||4|
|Power Play Goals||1||8 times-last:vs. CBJ||last:Mar 31||1|
|Power Play Points||2||2 times-last:at Min||last:Feb 23||1|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||80 times-last:at NYR||last:Apr 7||0|
|Shorthanded Points||0||80 times-last:at NYR||last:Apr 7||0|
|Shots||9||vs. Dal||Jan 3||7|
|Penalty Minutes||33||2014-15 (NYI)|
|Power Play Goals||5||2014-15 (NYI)|
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