Lee Norwood

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Lee Norwood
Born (1960-02-02) February 2, 1960 (age 54)
Oakland, CA, USA
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 198 lb (90 kg; 14 st 2 lb)
Position Defense
Shot Left
Played for Quebec Nordiques
Washington Capitals
St. Louis Blues
Detroit Red Wings
New Jersey Devils
Hartford Whalers
Calgary Flames
NHL Draft 62nd overall, 1979
Quebec Nordiques
Playing career 1980–1997

Lee Charles Norwood (born February 2, 1960 in Oakland, California) is a retired American ice hockey player. Although Norwood was born in California, he grew up in Trenton, Michigan.

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.

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