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Anders Lee | Center

Team: New York Islanders
Age / DOB:  (24) / 7/3/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 227
College: Notre Dame
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Anders Lee reached the 25-goal plateau by tallying two scores during the Islanders' 5-4 loss to the Flyers on Tuesday night.
He broke an 11-game goalless drought in the process as well. Remember this is Lee's rookie campain, and he now Lee now has 25 goals and 41 points over 74 games. Lee also has 35 goals and 57 points through the first 98 games of his career. Apr 7 - 11:30 PM

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Anders Lee was the only goal scorer for the Islanders in Tuesday's 2-1 loss to the Rangers.

The 23rd of the season for Lee opened the scoring midway through the first period, but he hand his teammates were unable to solve Cam Talbot after that point. Fellow youngsters Ryan Strome and Brock Nelson drew assists on the lone tally.
Mar 10 - 9:59 PM

Anders Lee has been named the NHL's rookie of the month for February.

Lee scored seven goals and 15 points in 15 games throughout the month. The 24-year-old was the Islanders' sixth round pick in 2009. Lee has 20 goals and 33 points in 58 games this season.
Mar 1 - 2:14 PM

Anders Lee is likely in for a big payday.

Lee accepted a one-year, $850,500 qualifying offer for the 2014-15 campaign and has given the Islanders plenty of bang for their buck. He has 20 goals and 32 points in 56 contests in his first full campaign. At the age of 24, Lee is scheduled to become just a restricted free agent this summer, so the Islanders aren't in any significant danger of losing him, but they'll need to give him a significant raise all the same. It wouldn't be surprising if the two sides come to terms on a multi-year contract now that he's established himself as an important part of the Islanders.
Feb 26 - 9:49 AM

Anders Lee netted his 19th goal of the season in Tuesday's 4-1 win over Carolina.

The sniper's power play marker keeps near a 30-goal pace, which is incredible considering he began the year in the AHL. John Tavares, Brock Nelson and Michael Grabner also scored for the Islanders in the win.
Feb 17 - 9:37 PM

Anders Lee took advantage of his move to the top line with four assists and a plus-four rating on Saturday.

Playing alongside John Tavares and Josh Bailey, Lee now has 18 goals and 28 points this season. The line combined for four goals and seven helpers and were a combined plus-12. It looks like they should stay together for a while. Grab Anders Lee in your pool if he is available.
Feb 15 - 9:14 AM

Anders Lee scored a pair of goals to sink the Maple Leafs on Thursday night, lifting the youngster to 18 goals on the season.

Lee opened the scoring in the first period then capped it off in the second, while Casey Cizikas scored in between for the Isles' 3-2 victory. Lee now has points in three consecutive games and 24 points through 49 games in total this year.
Feb 12 - 9:52 PM

Anders Lee scored a goal in Sunday's 3-2 win over Buffalo.

Lee's goal was scored on the power play and gave the Islanders a two-goal lead in the game. New York eventually went up 3-0 in the game and they never looked back. Lee has been one of the pleasant surprises on the Islanders' roster this season. The 24-year-old has 16 goals and 21 points in 46 games this season. Lee is on pace to reach the 25-goal mark for the first time in his career.
Feb 8 - 7:35 PM

Anders Lee has been skating on the Islanders' top line with John Tavares and Josh Bailey.

"I just want to play my game. They are good enough players that they can read off me and I can read off them," said Lee. "I’m just trying to create some space for them, let them do their magic and hopefully clean up the dirty work sometimes." The 24-year-old has 15 goals and 20 points in 44 games this season. He is coming off a two-goal performance against Florida.
Feb 5 - 6:33 PM

Anders Lee was the only member of the Islanders to score Tuesday as he tallied twice in a 4-2 loss to the Panthers.

Lee has now amassed 15 goals on the season, but has recorded only five assists and 19 penalty minutes in the process, diminishing his value. Considering he has only two power=play points on the year, it's hard to imagine him sustaining a reliable scoring pace going forward.
Feb 3 - 10:08 PM

Anders Lee scored once on Saturday and now has a four game points streak.

Lee has three goals and an assist in the four games that gives him 12 goals and 17 points in 39 games with a plus-six rating. Lee scored nine times in 22 games last season so if you are looking for goals, then Lee is not a bad pickup.
Jan 18 - 9:12 AM

Anders Lee netted his 11th goal of the season Tuesday night as part of a 3-0 win over the Rangers.

Lee has also posted a plus-6 rating and 19 penalty minutes in a well-rounded stat line, but his four assists represent a fairly major deficiency. Nikolay Kulemin and Frans Nielsen also ticked the twice for the Isles in the win.
Jan 13 - 11:06 PM

Anders Lee has four goals in his last six games.

That's brought Lee up to nine goals and 13 points in 31 contests in 2014-15. He's only averaging 12:12 minutes per contest, which makes it hard to recommend him in standard leagues. At the same time, his offensive upside is great enough to warrant keeping an eye on him.
Jan 2 - 9:25 AM

Anders Lee collected a goal and an assist in the Islanders' 5-2 win over the Jets on Wednesday.

Anders Lee's scoring ability isn't a question, whether or not he can translate it to the NHL is what we're all waiting to find out. With his seventh career NHL two-point effort, he now has 19 goals and 28 points through his first 55 NHL games. For perspective, he has 25 goals and 46 points through 59 games in AHL Bridgeport.
Wed, Dec 31, 2014 08:57:00 PM

Anders Lee netted the game-winning goal as the Islanders defeated the Lightning 3-1 on Saturday night.

All of the scoring in this game came in the third period. The Lightning scored first, then John Tavares answered about seven minutes later to tie it up. Lee scored 12 seconds later and Nikolay Kulemin added the empty-netter for good measure. Lee has seven goals and 10 points this season. His output should increase as he becomes more comfortable in the league.
Sat, Dec 20, 2014 09:55:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1John Tavares
2Mikhail Grabovski
3Frans Nielsen
4Ryan Strome
5Casey Cizikas
6Anders Lee
LW1Michael Grabner
2Matt Martin
3Brock Nelson
4Eric Boulton
RW1Kyle Okposo
2Josh Bailey
3Tyler Kennedy
4Nikolay Kulemin
5Cal Clutterbuck
6Colin McDonald
D1Lubomir Visnovsky
2Johnny Boychuk
3Nick Leddy
4Calvin De Haan
5Travis Hamonic
6Thomas Hickey
7Griffin Reinhart
8Brian Strait
9Matt Donovan
G1Jaroslav Halak
2Michal Neuvirth