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Lee Stempniak | Winger

Team: New York Rangers
Age / DOB:  (31) / 2/4/1983
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 196
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Lee Stempniak had a goal in a 4-3 victory against Los Angeles on Thursday.
Stempniak has six goals and 14 points in 32 contests in 2014-15. He shouldn't be expected to improve upon his current point-per-game much in the second half of the campaign. Jan 9 - 10:58 AM
Source: NY Post

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Lee Stempniak will be back in the lineup Saturday night against the New Jersey Devils.

J.T. Miller will find himself back as a healthy scratch after playing in a string of consecutive games for the Rangers, giving way to the veteran forward, Stempniak. Stempniak has now fully recovered from the mumps and will look to add to his five goal and seven assist totals this season.
Sat, Dec 27, 2014 06:51:00 PM

It's been confirmed that Lee Stempniak has been dealing with a case of the mumps.

He skated on his own Monday and it's expected that he'll join his teammates for practice on Tuesday. That probably means that he's not infectious anymore, so a return to the lineup could be just around the corner.
Mon, Dec 22, 2014 02:20:00 PM

There is currently no update on whether Lee Stempniak has the mumps.

It is taking an awfully long time to determine or let everyone know as Stempniak was tested on Thursday. He has five goals and 12 points in 26 games with a plus-six rating.
Sun, Dec 21, 2014 08:11:00 AM

Lee Stempniak is being tested for mumps.

The Rangers will place him in isolation from the team for five days, so it doesn't sound like he'll be available to play this weekend. However, that isn't set in stone because he could end up being cleared to return.
Thu, Dec 18, 2014 02:55:00 PM

Lee Stempniak had an assist in the Rangers' 6-3 loss on Monday.

Stempniak also recorded a point on Saturday. He's provided the Rangers with five goals and 10 points in 21 contests in 2014-15.
Tue, Dec 2, 2014 11:05:00 AM

Lee Stempniak will suit up for the Rangers Monday night versus the Tampa Bay Lightning.

With Anthony Duclair a healthy scratch, Stempniak will play on the third line alongside Carl Hagelin and Kevin Hayes. Stempniak skated with the same pair on Saturday versus the Flyers where he scored an empty net goal. He has five goals and four assists in 20 games played this year.
Mon, Dec 1, 2014 07:02:00 PM

Lee Stempniak won't play on Wednesday, as coach Alain Vigneault doesn't want to change up his lineup.

He missed last Wednesday's game because of tightness in his lower back and he was healthy enough to play on Sunday, but was kept out. "I talked to Stemp about it," Vigneault said. "Like our team he had been a little bit inconsistent in some games. He was no different. What happened was he got hurt. Usually you don't lose your spot because of an injury but we had been waiting for such a long time, we got two good performances in a row and for now he's the odd man out and I'm sure when he's going to get a chance to play he'll be fine."
Wed, Nov 26, 2014 04:23:00 PM

Lee Stempniak will be a healthy scratch against Montreal on Sunday night.

Coach Vigneault said that Stempniak is healthy enough to play but decided it was best to "give him [an] extra day of rest" instead as the Rangers don't play again until Wednesday. Jesper Fast will get another game in his place.
Source: Pat Leonard
Sun, Nov 23, 2014 05:22:00 PM

Lee Stempniak may be back in the lineup on Sunday after missing Wednesday's game with lower back soreness.

Stempniak will likely be a game-time decision. He has four goals and eight points in 18 games and with only four games being played on Sunday, put him in your lineup in daily transaction pools.
Sun, Nov 23, 2014 08:19:00 AM

Lee Stempniak will be held out of the lineup Wednesday night when the Rangers host the Flyers.

After missing practice Tuesday, Stempniak will miss his first game of the season tonight due to lower-back soreness. The Rangers talented winger has four goals and four assists in 18 games played so far this season and is considered day-to-day. Jesper Fast will take his place in the lineup and will play alongside Tanner Glass and Dominic Moore on the fourth line.
Wed, Nov 19, 2014 05:07:00 PM

Lee Stempniak missed Tuesday's practice with an undisclosed injury.

Stempniak wasn't on the ice for maintenance reasons, according to Rangers coach Alain Vigneault, but he was also termed as day-to-day. It would be best to regard Stempniak as questionable for Wednesday's contest.
Tue, Nov 18, 2014 02:20:00 PM

Lee Stempniak had an assist in the Rangers' 3-1 loss to Edmonton on Sunday.

Stempniak has three goals and six points in 14 games this season. With 651 career games under his belt, Stempniak is three points shy of the 350 mark.
Mon, Nov 10, 2014 10:20:00 AM

Lee Stempniak found the back of the net on Wednesday.

Stempniak endured a seven-game point drought. He has just five points in 12 games as a result. Despite that rough patch, he could surpass the 40-point mark in 2014-15.
Thu, Nov 6, 2014 09:19:00 AM

Lee Stempniak is on a modest three-game point streak.

Stempniak got an assist on Tuesday, giving him two goals and four points in four games. He's capable of getting 40-50 points in a good season.
Wed, Oct 15, 2014 05:57:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Derek Stepan
2Derick Brassard
3J.T. Miller
4Dominic Moore
LW1Rick Nash
2Chris Kreider
3Carl Hagelin
4Tanner Glass
RW1Martin St. Louis
2Mats Zuccarello
3Jesper Fast
4Lee Stempniak
5Kevin Hayes
D1Ryan McDonagh
2Daniel Girardi
3Marc Staal
4Kevin Klein
5Dan Boyle
6John Moore
7Matt Hunwick
G1Henrik Lundqvist
2Cameron Talbot