18 Facts About Anders Lee


Anders Lee attended the University of Notre Dame, where he played hockey for the Fighting Irish ice hockey team.

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Anders Lee was born in Edina, Minnesota, a suburb of Minneapolis, to Thomas and Lisa Anders Lee.

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Anders Lee excelled in football, ice hockey and baseball from a young age.

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Anders Lee made the varsity ice hockey team as an eighth-grader and played alongside Jordan Schroeder.

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Anders Lee was part of St Thomas Academy's Class A high school hockey tournament, winning the championship in 2006 and playing again in 2007.

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Anders Lee was selected to the Pioneer Press All-State First Team.

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Anders Lee was selected as the 2008 Minnesota Gatorade Football Player of the Year, the Star Tribune All-Metro Player of the Year, and was a finalist for Minnesota's "Mr Football", losing to now professional player Varmah Sonie.

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Anders Lee finished as one of the top scorers in the league during his senior year, scoring 25 goals and 59 assists in 31 games.

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Anders Lee was a 2009 finalist for the annual "Mr Hockey" Award, losing to now-professional hockey player and former New York Islanders teammate Nick Leddy.

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Anders Lee spent the upcoming season playing for the Green Bay Gamblers in the United States Hockey League and was their leading scorer.

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Anders Lee scored 35 goals with 31 assists and had a team-best +38 plus-minus rating with 54 penalties-in-minutes in 59 games and was chosen for the 2010 All-Star Game.

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Anders Lee was named Playoff MVP after scoring 10 goals with 12 assists and finishing +10 in 12 playoff contests.

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The following season, Anders Lee was the second-leading scorer for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association as a freshman as the team were one of the turnaround stories in college hockey, finishing second in the CCHA after finishing ninth the previous season.

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Anders Lee scored a team-leading 24 goals with 20 assists and his 44 points were topped only by fellow freshman T J Tynan, who had 54 points.

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Anders Lee scored 17 goals with 17 assists and was minus-one with 24 penalty minutes.

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Anders Lee additionally had 22 assists, making a total of 62 points for the season.

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Anders Lee's cousin is football player Ryan Connelly who went to Wisconsin.

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Anders Lee holds a degree in Management Consulting from Notre Dame.

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