Getting to know Lee

MIKE ZEISBERGER, SUN MEDIA

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Name: Lee Stempniak

Position: Right wing

Shoots: Right

Height: 6-foot-0, Weight: 190 lbs.

Born: Feb 4, 1983

Origin: West Seneca, N.Y., USA

The Stats 2008-09: Three goals, 10 assists, 13 points in 14 games.

Career: 57 goals, 73 assists, 130 points in 233 NHL games.

The Skinny: Played point on power play ... Played college hockey at Dartmouth, where he majored in economics off the ice and was a two-time All-American and team captain ... Likes steak and swordfish ... The Killers are his favourite band ... Idols are future Hall of Famer Steve Yzerman and former Maple Leaf Dave Andreychuk.

Quote, Unquote: "I was quite surprised." -- Stempniak, speaking from the St. Louis airport yesterday as he prepared to board a plane for Toronto.


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