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Lee heads back to Nailers

Thursday, August 10th
Action photo of Jarrett Lee of the Wheeling Nailers

WHEELING, W.Va. - The Wheeling Nailers, ECHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins, announced the team has re-signed forward Jarrett Lee to a contract for the 2023-24 season.Lee, 24, enjoyed quick success with the Nailers, as he began his professional career late last season, after finishing his five-year college hockey journey. He dished out three assists in his Wheeling debut on March 15th - an 8-4 win at Norfolk - and went on to post at least one point in four of his first six career contests.Prior to turning pro, the Hibbing, Minnesota native attended Northern Michigan University, the University of Minnesota-Duluth, and the University of St. Thomas. Lee's most productive NCAA campaign came in 2022-23 with St. Thomas, when he collected 11 points in 34 games. Lee also got to enjoy some team success with Minnesota-Duluth, as the Bulldogs won the 2021-22 NCHC championship and reached the 2020-21 NCAA Frozen Four in Pittsburgh. He also spent part of one season with the United States Hockey League's Green Bay Gamblers, and averaged over one point per game, as he finished with 26 points in 19 matches. 

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