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Brian Lee | Defenseman

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (27) / 3/26/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 200
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Brian Lee was working off ice on his conditioning Friday.
He 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. Sat, Nov 9, 2013 11:59:00 AM

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Brian Lee (knee) will open the 2013-14 campaign on long-term injured reserve.

He skated in 22 games with the Lightning during the lockout-shortened season. Lee is still recovering from surgery on his torn ACL.
Wed, Oct 2, 2013 08:27:00 AM

Brian Lee (knee) isn't expected to be ready for training camp this fall.

He 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.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 03:22:00 PM

Tampa Bay Lightning reassign Brian Lee to AHL Syracuse.

Lee 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.
Source: NHL.com
Tue, Mar 26, 2013 03:10:00 PM

Brian Lee went unclaimed on waivers.

Lee 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.
Sat, Mar 23, 2013 12:40:00 PM

Brian Lee has been waived by Tampa Bay.

The 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.
Fri, Mar 22, 2013 01:58:00 PM

Tampa Bay has re-signed defenseman Brian Lee to a two-year, one-way contract.

He dressed in 20 games with the Lightning after being acquired from the Ottawa Senators on February 26 for fellow blueliner Matt Gilroy. Lee notched one goal, 15 assists and a minus-8 rating in 55 games between Tampa Bay and Ottawa last season.
Thu, Jun 28, 2012 03:00:00 PM

Brian Lee has been shipped to Tampa Bay for Matt Gilroy.

Lee has skated in 35 games with the Senators this season, while recording eight points and a minus-2 rating. He was averaging 14:38 in Ottawa, which could increase with the Lightning.
Mon, Feb 27, 2012 02:04:00 PM

Brian Lee is projected to return to Ottawa's lineup on Thursday night from a lower-body injury.

He has sat put the last 11 games with the ailment. Lee has contributed five assists and 23 penalty minutes in 28 matches with the Senators this season.
Thu, Feb 9, 2012 01:48:00 PM

Brian Lee may return to Ottawa's lineup this weekend after missing the past seven games with a lower-body injury.

He was listed as a healthy scratch on Jan. 14 against Montreal, but hasn't played since and now we know why.
Thu, Feb 2, 2012 02:09:00 PM

Brian Lee will spend Saturday's game in the press box.

Lee has five assists and 23 penalty minutes in 28 games this season. Lee has yet to play in more than 53 NHL contests in a single season.
Sat, Jan 14, 2012 02:01:00 PM

Brian Lee was a surprise addition to the lineup for Saturday's game against the Sabres.

Lee was expected to sit out the game as a healthy scratch to make room for Matt Carkner, however he was called into action after Sergei Gonchar was hit in the head with a puck during pre-game warmups and sat out for precautionary reasons.
Sun, Jan 1, 2012 11:25:00 AM

Brian Lee will play on Friday after spending seven straight games in the press box.

Lee played in 50 games last season, but we wouldn't be surprised if he falls short of that mark in 2011-12. He doesn't have any fantasy value.
Fri, Nov 4, 2011 01:12:00 PM

Brian Lee will be back in the lineup for the Senators on Thursday night versus the Avalanche.

He was scratched for Tuesday's home opener to give David Rundblad a chance to make his NHL debut. Ottawa will dress seven defensemen in the contest.
Thu, Oct 13, 2011 02:49:00 PM

Brian Lee was a healthy scratch for Ottawa on Tuesday night.

He sat to allow David Rundblad to make his NHL debut against the Minnesota Wild. Lee had two shots and a minus-2 rating for the Senators in the first two games of the season.
Wed, Oct 12, 2011 08:24:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Steve Stamkos
2Valtteri Filppula
3Tyler Johnson
4Brian Boyle
5Cedric Paquette
LW1Ondrej Palat
2Jonathan Drouin
3Alex Killorn
4Brenden Morrow
5Brett Connolly
RW1Ryan Callahan
2Nikita Kucherov
3J.T. Brown
4Richard Panik
D1Victor Hedman
2Jason Garrison
3Matt Carle
4Anton Stralman
5Radko Gudas
6Eric Brewer
7Mark Barberio
8Andrej Sustr
G1Ben Bishop
2Evgeni Nabokov