Lee Baldwin, UAA Defenseman Signed to New York Rangers

March 22nd, 2010 by Broadway Hockey Daily Leave a reply »
The New York Rangers announced March, 22, 2010, the signing of Lee Baldwin, 21 year-old recent defenseman for the University of Alaska Anchorage Seawolves.

Before playing for UAA, he played three years in the BCHL, averaging 0.63 points per game, or about 51 points over 82 games.

At 6′3″ and 210 pounds, Lee is slightly bigger than current Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi (pictured). He is said to have the ability to do different things, combining his size on defense with some decent offensive abilities.

Signings like these are always interesting, we’ll have to see if he can be another Girardi, or if he’ll turn out to be a bust.

Here is the press release from the Rangers:

New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has agreed to terms with free agent defenseman Lee Baldwin.

Baldwin, 21, skated in 32 games with the University of Alaska Anchorage Seawolves this season, registering one goal and nine assists for 10 points, along with 51 penalty minutes.  He ranked second among ...

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