February 2, 1960 |
Oakland, CA, USA
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||198 lb (90 kg; 14 st 2 lb)|
|Played for||Quebec Nordiques
St. Louis Blues
Detroit Red Wings
New Jersey Devils
|NHL Draft||62nd overall, 1979
Playing the position of defenseman, Norwood was drafted in 1979 by the Quebec Nordiques. He also played for the Washington Capitals, St. Louis Blues, Detroit Red Wings, New Jersey Devils, Hartford Whalers, and Calgary Flames. After his stint with the Flames, he retired from professional play in 1994, only to return to active play a year later in the International Hockey League for two seasons before hanging up the skates for good.
In 503 NHL games, Norwood had 58 goals, 153 assists, and 1,099 penalty minutes. Lee served as the head coach of the Eastern Michigan University hockey team but was released from his position after the 07–08 season. He currently does work on behalf of the Red Wings Alumni Association.
- Profile at hockeydraftcentral.com
- Lee Norwood's biography at Legends of Hockey
- Lee Norwood's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
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