Lee Norwood

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Lee Norwood
Born (1960-02-02) February 2, 1960 (age 57)
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 and raised in Trenton, Michigan) is a retired American ice hockey defenceman.

Norwood was drafted 62nd overall in the 1979 NHL Entry Draft by the Quebec Nordiques. During his 16-year career, he played for the Nordiques, 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 retiring for a second and final time. Norwood was awarded the Governor's Trophy at the end of the 1984-85 IHL season for being the most outstanding defenseman in the league.

In 503 NHL games, Norwood had 58 goals, 153 assists, and 1,099 penalty minutes. He served as the head coach of the Eastern Michigan University hockey team but left his position after the 2007–08 season. He currently does work on behalf of the Red Wings Alumni Association.[1]

Lee Norwood won the Turner Cup with the Peoria Rivermen in 1985

Career statistics[edit]

GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1977-78 Hull Olympiques QMJHL 51 3 17 20 83 3 1 0 1 2
1978-79 Oshawa Generals OMJHL 61 23 38 61 171
1979-80 Oshawa Generals OMJHL 60 13 39 52 143
1980-81 Hershey Bears AHL 52 11 32 43 78 8 0 4 4 14
1980-81 Quebec Nordiques NHL 11 1 1 2 9 3 0 0 0 2
1981-82 Fredericton Express AHL 29 6 13 19 74
1981-82 Quebec Nordiques NHL 2 0 0 0 2
1981-82 Washington Capitals NHL 26 7 10 17 125
1982-83 Hershey Bears AHL 67 12 36 48 90 5 0 1 1 2
1982-83 Washington Capitals NHL 8 0 1 1 14
1983-84 St. Catharines Saints AHL 75 13 46 59 91 7 0 5 5 31
1984-85 Peoria Rivermen IHL 80 17 60 77 229 18 1 11 12 62
1985-86 St. Louis Blues NHL 71 5 24 29 134 19 2 7 9 64
1986-87 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 3 0 3 3 0
1986-87 Detroit Red Wings NHL 57 6 21 27 163 16 1 6 7 31
1987-88 Detroit Red Wings NHL 51 9 22 31 131 16 2 6 8 40
1988-89 Detroit Red Wings NHL 66 10 32 42 100 6 1 2 3 16
1989-90 Detroit Red Wings NHL 64 8 14 22 95
1990-91 Detroit Red Wings NHL 21 3 7 10 50
1990-91 New Jersey Devils NHL 28 3 2 5 87 4 0 0 0 18
1991-92 Hartford Whalers NHL 6 0 0 0 16
1991-92 St. Louis Blues NHL 44 3 11 14 87 1 0 1 1 0
1992-93 St. Louis Blues NHL 32 3 7 10 63
1993-94 Calgary Flames NHL 16 0 1 1 16
1993-94 San Diego Gulls IHL 4 0 0 0 0 8 0 1 1 11
1994–95 Did not play Retired
1995-96 Chicago Wolves IHL 21 2 6 8 26
1995-96 Detroit Vipers IHL 27 3 11 14 26 5 0 3 3 6
1996-97 Saginaw Lumber Kings CoHL 12 3 3 6 8
1996-97 San Antonio Dragons IHL 12 0 6 6 10 3 0 0 0 2
NHL totals 503 58 153 211 1099 65 6 22 28 171

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Red Wings Alumni Team Roster". Detroit Red Wings Alumni Association. March 6, 2017. 

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