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LEE STEMPNIAK RUMORS

NYR Ship Off Lee Stempniak, Acquire James Sheppard & Sign Zucc To Cap Whirlwind Sunday

Shortly after the Rangers acquired Keith Yandle in a huge blockbuster deal, the Rangers moved Lee Stempniak off to Winnipeg in exchange for Carl Klingberg who was reportedly on his way to the AHL when he was moved. Klingberg, 24 was the 34th overall pick in 2009. He has just 12 NHL games to his resume with just one career goal. The Rangers also acquired James Sheppard from the San...
Via NY Rangers Blog
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers trade Lee Stempniak to Winnipeg

Per Bob McKenzie, the New York Rangers have traded forward Lee Stempniak to the Winnipeg Jets for winger Carl Klingberg. Klingberg has 2 NHL games this season, while Stempniak was a useful bottom line/extra forward. This comes on the heels of the Keith Yandle trade and the rumored Mats Zuccarello extension. One thing’s for sure: Read more → The post Rangers trade Lee Stempniak...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

How Lee Stempniak will affect his teammates

When the Rangers signed Lee Stempniak to a one-year deal worth $900,000, many applauded Glen Sather. He found another low-risk, high-reward player that could potentially replace Benoit Pouliot on the third line. In all honesty, they are pretty identical players from a #fancystats point of view. But of course, numbers don’t tell the whole story. […] The post How Lee Stempniak...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Style of Play Suits Stempniak’s Game

If you’re going to succeed in Alain Vigneault’s system, you’re going to have to be able to skate and forecheck. Thankfully for the Rangers, it sounds as if those are two of Lee Stempniak’s strong suits (via Blueshirts United)… “The style of play they play is well-suited to my game, and I think I can contribute, come in and help the team win games. I think this is a really...
Via NY Rangers Blog
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

The Penguins thankfully did not re-sign Lee Stempniak

The Rangers signed the lifeless Lee Stempniak to a one year, 900k deal. [ NBC ] Stempniak played okay in Pittsburgh, but some people are pretending that he is any better than what the Penguins have. A quick look at Stempniak’s production in Pittsburgh: Of his 11 points in the regular season, Sidney Crosby was involved in six of them, Chris Kunitz seven. Stempniak also had just...
Via The Pensblog
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers sign former Penguins forward Lee Stempniak to a one year deal

Maybe this summer hasn’t been a total loss after all? According to Larry Brooks, the Rangers have signed former Penguin Lee Stempniak to a one year contract worth $900K. Hot damn, that’s what I call a bargain! Stempniak was acquired by the Penguins from the Flames in exchange for a third round pick at the trade deadline. He, along with the more preferable Marcel Goc, were acquired...
Via Save By Richter
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers News: Lee Stempniak joins Broadway

The New York Rangers continue to rebuild their depth.#490360219 / gettyimages.comAs Larry Brooks of the New York Post reports,Stempniak in at one year, $900.000 for #NYR. Who else didn't play well for Pens against NYR in playoffs that team can sign?— Larry Brooks (@NYP_Brooksie) July 19, 2014Brandon Sutter is still an unsigned RFA if you're interested..In any event, the 31 year...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Penguins Update: Stempniak Provides a Spark

Lately the Pittsburgh Penguins haven’t had a whole lot to write home about. The black and gold is mired in an ugly 2-4-1 funk. They’re a mediocre 6-6-2 since the Olympic break. With superstar Evgeni Malkin (sprained foot) joining the ranks of the wounded, the injury bug continues to take a wicked toll. While good news is decidedly tougher to come by these days, the play of Lee...
Via PenguinPoop
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins Acquire Lee Stempniak from Calgary

Credit: Derek Leung/Getty Images The Pittsburgh Penguins added some more forward depth at the trade deadline in addition to Marcel Goc. The Calgary Flames sent right wing Lee Stempniak to the Penguins in exchange for a third-round pick. Stempniak, 31, has recorded 8 goals and 15 assists in 52 games with the Flames this season. He carries a $2.5 million cap hit and will be a free...
Via The PensNation
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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