Jets Acquire Lee Stempniak

Kevin Cheveldayoff trades for more forward depth in acquiring Lee Stempniak –

The Winnipeg Jets have acquired forward Lee Stempniak from the New York Rangers in exchange for St. John’s IceCaps forward Carl Klingberg. 

Lee Stempniak1-250About Lee Stempniak:

Position: RW     Shot: Right
DOB: Feb. 4, 1983   Born: West Seneca, NY
Height: 5’11     Weight: 196
Drafted: St. Louis   Rnd: 5    Overall: 148   Year: 2003 NHL Entry Draft

2014-15 Stats:

Games: 53   Goals: 9   Assists: 9   Points: 18   PIM: 18

The 32-year-old winger has played in 690 career games with the New York Rangers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Calgary Flames, Phoenix Coyotes, Toronto Maple Leafs, and the St. Louis Blues.  During his 11 year NHL career, he has scored 159 goals and 200 assists for 359 points along with 251 penalty minutes.

Lee Stempniak will become a UFA on July 1, 2015.  He signed a 1 year contract with the New York Rangers this past summer for $900, 000 with a pro-rated cap hit of $$203,225.


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