Lee Stempniak
POSITION: Right Wing
HEIGHT: 5' 11"
BIRTHDATE: 04/02/1983
AGE: 33
DRAFTED: STL: 2003-148 overall
ECAC All-Rookie Team (2002) ECAC First All-Star Team (2004, 2005) NCAA East First All-American Team (2004) NCAA East Second All-American Team (2005) Traded to Toronto by St. Louis for Alexander Steen and Carlo Colaiacovo, November 24, 2008. Traded to Phoenix by Toronto for Matt Jones and Phoenix's 4th (later traded to Washington Washington selected Philipp Grubauer) and 7th (later traded to Edmonton Edmonton selected Kellen Jones) round choices in 2010 Entry Draft, March 3, 2010. Traded to Calgary by Phoenix for Daymond Langkow, August 29, 2011. Traded to Pittsburgh by Calgary for Pittsburgh's 3rd round choice (later traded to Chicago Chicago selected Matt Iacopelli) in 2014 Entry Draft, March 5, 2014. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 19, 2014. Traded to Winnipeg by NY Rangers for Carl Klingberg, March 1, 2015.

COYOTES: Finished second on the team in goals (19) and had 38 points on the season... one of only three Coyotes’ to play in all 82 games... led the team in takeaways (46)... tied for third in shots (199)... had six multi-point games... collected an assist in the season-opening game vs. BOS on Oct. 9... scored his first career hat trick vs. LAK on Oct. 21... netted his 100th career NHL goal vs. NSH on Nov. 3... recorded two goals and an assist vs. EDM on Nov. 23... played in his 400th career NHL game at ANA on Dec. 5... recorded three points (1G, 2A) vs. ANA on Jan. 15... registered third multi-goal game of the season (2G) vs. LAK on Jan. 22... collected two assists at COL on Jan. 26... posted a seven-game point streak (5G, 6A) from Jan. 15 to Jan. 26... snapped a 21-game goal drought with a goal at CGY on Mar. 15... recorded a goal in three straight games from Mar. 15 - 18... scored a goal vs. COL on Apr. 1... posted a goal and an assist at LAK on Apr. 6... PLAYOFFS: Played in all four playoff games and had eight shots.

Finished the season with 28-20-48 in 80 total games with Phoenix and Toronto...Set a new career-high with 28 goals to lead the Coyotes...Registered 14-4-18 in 18 games with Phoenix to close the regular season...Scored his 28th goal of the season at SJS, Apr. 10...Named NHL First Star for the Month of March after scoring NHL-leading 13 goals in 14 games to begin his tenure with the Coyotes...Matched the career-high he set in 2006-07 with St. Louis by scoring his 27th goal of the season on Mar. 31 at CGY...Recorded his fourth two-goal game with Coyotes and added an assist, Mar. 27 vs. COL... Scored 10th goal as a Coyote at NSH, Mar. 25... Extended his point streak to career-high nine games (9-3-11) with two goals vs. CHI, Mar. 20...Named NHL’s 2nd Star for week ending Mar. 14...Notched his 20th goal of the season by scoring in his third straight game on Mar. 14 at ATL...Recorded second straight two-goal game on Mar. 13 at CAR...Scored two goals in win vs. VAN, Mar. 10...Scored a goal 6:13 into his Coyotes debut in 3-1 win vs. COL, Mar. 4...Had recorded 14-16-30 in 62 games with Toronto prior to trade on Mar. 3...Registered 1-2-3 and was named First Star, at PIT Dec. 27...Scored a goal and registered his 100th career NHL assist on Dec. 7 vs. ATL...Registered a career-high four points (1-3-4) on Oct. 26 at ANA...Played in his 300th NHL game on Oct. 13 vs. COL...PLAYOFFS: Collected two assists while appearing in all seven of Phoenix’s games vs. DET...Picked up his first career postseason point with an assist in Game 3 win at DET, Apr. 18...Made his NHL playoff debut in Game 1 of WCQF vs. DET, Apr. 14...

Played in 61 games for the Toronto Maple Leafs, collecting 11-20-31 with 31 PIM...Acquired from St. Louis on Nov. 24 in exchange for Alex Steen and Carlo Colaiacovo...Played in 14 games with St. Louis prior to trade, registering 3-10-13...Posted a four-game point streak (2-2-2) from Mar. 10-17...Tied his career-high with three assists at NYR, Feb. 22, for his second three-assist game of the season...Scored his first Maple Leafs goal on Nov. 29 vs. PHI... Played his first game with the Maple Leafs and collected an assist on Nov. 25 vs. ATL...Matched a career high with three assists at CHI, Nov. 14...Registered a career-high five-game assist streak from Nov. 6-16...Missed four games due to injury (Oct. 11-18)...

: Skated in 80 games for St. Louis, recording 13-25-38 and a career-high 40 PIM... Ranked 5th on the team in points...Played in his 200th career NHL game on Feb. 24 at PHX...Notched his 100th career NHL point (assist) at BOS, Dec. 22...Scored the GWG vs. DET, Dec. 20...Compiled a six-game point streak (4-3-7) from Nov. 30 - Dec. 11...Scored a goal in three straight games, Nov. 30 - Dec. 4...Collected two assists for his first points of the season, Oct. 6 at LAK...

2006- 07:
Set career-highs in goals (27), assists (25), points (52)...Ranked 1st on the team with 27 goals and 2nd on the team with 52 points...Ranked 3rd with 166 shots...Was one of four Blues’ players to skate in all 82 games...Finished with 14 multi- point games on the season...Scored four goals in a three-game span, Mar. 29 to Apr. 2...Scored two goals at CGY, Mar. 12... Netted his 20th goal of the season, the GWG, at NYI, Mar. 1...Played in his 100th career NHL game on Jan. 10 at NJD...Posted a career-high seven-game point streak (3-5-8) from Dec. 26-Jan. 9...Scored a career-high three points (2-1-3) on Oct. 21 at CHI...Scored his first goal of the season in season opener at SJS, Oct. 5...

Appeared in 57 games with St. Louis as a rookie, recording 14-13-27...Registered a five-game point streak from Feb. 10-March 5, tallying 4-3-7 over the span... Recorded his first career multi-goal game (2G) and added the shootout-deciding goal vs. CHI, Feb. 2...Scored the game- tying goal and the shootout-deciding goal on Jan. 30 vs. CGY...Notched his first career multi-point game (1-1-2), including his first career GWG on Nov. 16 at CBJ...Tallied his first career NHL goal on Nov. 4 vs. EDM...Registered his first career point (assist) on Nov. 2 vs. CHI...Made his NHL debut on Oct. 6 vs. DET...Also played in 26 games for Peoria of the AHL, collecting 8-7-15...Registered three assists in three playoff games for Peoria.


2008-09: Represented the United States at the 2009 World Championship for the third straight year...played in nine games for Team USA, scoring two goals and collecting six PIM... 2007-08: Appeared in seven games for Team USA at the 2008 World Championship, recording three assists... 2006-07: Played in seven games for Team USA at the 2007 World Championship, leading the team in goals (6), points (10) and penalty minutes (27)


2004-05: Captained Dartmouth College during his senior year and helped the club rank first in the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) in scoring offense and 6th in the nation as the Big Green scored 120 goals in 35 games...Ranked 1st on the team and in the Ivy League in points (43) and assists (29)...Was 4th on the team, 6th in the Ivy League and 14th in the ECAC with 14 goals ...Finished 3rd in the ECAC in points...Ranked 18th among all NCAA players in average points per game (1.23) and 9th in average assists per game (0.83)...Named Second Team All-America and First Team All- ECAC and All-Ivy...Selected to both ECAC and Ivy League’s All-Academic teams...Named to ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District At-Large Team for the second straight year...Won Dartmouth’s Kenneth Archibald Prize as the best all-around student athlete and was awarded the Alfred E. Watson Trophy as Dartmouth’s Outstanding Male Athlete of the Year...Was co-recipient of the Phelan MVP Award...Received the Friends of Dartmouth Hockey Leading Scorer Award...Named to the New England Hockey Writers All-Star Team as voted on by the New England Hockey Writers Association... Was named to Inside College Hockey’s ECAC All-Conference Team...Did not miss a single game in his four seasons at Dartmouth and played in his 131st college game on March 5 vs. Yale, passing Trevor Byrne on Dartmouth’s all-time games played list and finished as the school’s all-time leader with 135... Is only one of 11 Dartmouth players to be in both the 50-goal and 50-assist club...Led Dartmouth in scoring for three straight seasons (2002-03 through 2004-05)...Graduated from Dartmouth ranking 4th in school history in points (151), 10th in goals (63) and 3rd in assists (88).