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For Lee, home is on Long Island

New York Islanders center Anders Lee loved his rookie season so much that he didn't wish to leave Long Island."I've been on the Island all summer," the 25-year-old Minnesota native told the team's website. "No doubt in my mind, this is where I wanted to be. This is where I’ve come to call my home and I couldn't be more excited about the next four years here."The four years for...
Via Fox Sports
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Islanders made a wise investment resigning Anders Lee

The New York Islanders re-signed forward Anders Lee back in June to a 4-year, $3.75 million per year contract. Lee was a rookie at the age of 24 this past season, and put up impressive numbers. For example, he racked up 25 goals and had 41 overall points in 76 games, which resulted in him being ranked fourth among rookies in scoring for the 2014-15 season. While many fans found his...
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Summer Report Card: Anders Lee

Anders Lee Season: 76 GP – 25 G – 16 A – 41 PTS — 33 PIM — plus- 9 Career: 100 GP – 35 G – 22 A – 57  PTS — 47 PIM — plus 9 Contract: $3.75 MM cap hit through 2018-19 (UFA) 2014-2015 Season Recap: Anders Lee did not immediately make the team out of training camp, which surprised a lot of people. But, the then 24-year-old, Notre Dame product kept his cool...
Via Islanders Insight
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders sign F Lee to 4-year contract after strong rookie campaign

  The New York Islanders have signed forward Anders Lee to a four-year contract. Islanders general manager Garth Snow announced the signing Tuesday. Lee scored 25 goals in 76 games as a rookie last season, finishing second on the Islanders in goals and fourth among NHL rookies. The Islanders selected the 24-year-old in the sixth round of the 2009 NHL Draft. He has 57 points (35...
Via AP on Fox
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders, Anders Lee Agree To New Deal

Check one item off of the New York Islanders’ to-do list this summer, as the organization announced today that forward Anders Lee has agreed to terms on a four-year, $15 million contract. Per the Islanders’ press release: “Anders has proven to be an effective goal scorer over his two seasons with the club,” Islanders General Manager Garth Snow said.  “We’re thrilled...
Via Islanders Insight
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Lee Powers US To Win At Worlds

Anders Lee collected two assists today as the United States defeated Switzerland, 3-1, at the World Championship at CEZ arena. Lee came into the contest concluding the preliminary round with a goal and four assists in eight games on 11 shots. He also drew a penalty for a nasty elbow late in the first period after the Americans had just surrendered the games opening tally to Roman...
Via Islanders Insight
May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Anders Lee Making a Case for Calder Trophy

At the beginning of the season, many people had Jonathan Drouin and Aaron Ekblad as favorites to win the Calder trophy. And while at least one of those players should still be considered a candidate, Anders Lee, 24, of our very own New York Islanders has given himself a chance as well. At the start of the season, Lee did not crack the NHL roster. Yet, six games into the season, the...
Via Islanders Insight
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Anders Lee wears name tag for Shannon Hogan

MSG Networks reporter Shannon Hogan experienced a very embarrassing moment earlier this week when she forgot the name of a New York Islanders player she was interviewing. On Wednesday night, Anders Lee came prepared. The 24-year old center, who was the forgotten one for Hogan, wore a stick-on name tag that read “Hello, my name...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Reporter Shannon Hogan forgot Anders Lee’s name (Video)

A surprisingly successful season continued for the New York Islanders on Monday night as they came away with an overtime victory over the Washington Capitals. We’ll talk more about that after we discuss the painfully awkward exchange that took place between MSG Networks reporter Shannon Hogan and a player. Hogan caught up with Islanders center...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Islanders reporter forgets name of Islanders player

Yikes! A reporter's worst nightmare. #Isles — Greg Balloch (@GregBallochST) December 30, 2014 I must confess that I’m no good with names, so I have quite a bit of sympathy for MSG Islanders reporter Shannon Hogan.  While getting ready to interview Anders Lee at the first intermission she forgot his name.  She did well to try to play it off though...
Via Awful Announcing
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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