Biography:

In his Olympic debut at PyeongChang 2018, defenceman Chris Lee helped Team Canada win the bronze medal. In the leadup to PyeongChang 2018, Lee played for Team Canada at the Channel One Cup and Karjala Cup in the fall of 2017. He had first worn the maple leaf in the spring of 2017 when he helped Canada win silver at the IIHF World Championship. Lee played collegiately for SUNY-Potsdam from 2000 to 2004. He then spent three seasons with the ECHL’s Florida Everblades. From 2006 to 2010 he played in the AHL with the Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben Knights, Iowa Stars, Bridgeport Sound Tigers, and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. In 2010, he began playing in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga, spending a season with the Cologne Sharks before joining the Mannheim Eagles. He spent the 2012-13 season with Farjestads BK of the Swedish Elite League. In 2013-14 he moved to the KHL, playing the first of his five seasons with Metallurg Magnitogorsk, which included Gagarin Cup victories in 2014 and 2016.

A little more about Chris…

Getting into the Sport: Started playing hockey at age 3… Had a hockey stick in his hands from the age of 1 so his parents put him in hockey as soon as they could… Outside Interests: Enjoys fishing, golfing, and real estate investment (rental properties)… Received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from SUNY Potsdam…