Anders Lee is in his fourth full season as a left wing for the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League. He was born in St. Paul, Minnesota and raised in Edina, Minnesota, the eldest of 3 children. He graduated from Edina High School, where he was a standout athlete in hockey, football and baseball.
In football, he played quarterback and was the 2008 Minnesota Gatorade player of the year, the 2008 Metro player of the year, the National Football Foundation player of the year, a finalist for Minnesota’s “Mr. Football” and a two-time All-Conference and All-State performer. In hockey, was a finalist for the 2009 Minnesota’s “Mr. Hockey” award. He played one season of junior hockey with the Green Bay Gamblers in 2009-10 before attending the University of Notre Dame, where he captained the hockey team and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the Mendoza School of Business.
Anders is very active in the community in New York, as well as his home state of Minnesota.