March 28, 2023 Nick Hart

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have signed defenseman Justin Lee to an American Hockey League contract for the 2023-24 season. He will join the Penguins immediately on an amateur tryout agreement.

A Look Back at Justin Lee’s Journey

Lee, 23, just wrapped up a four-year collegiate hockey career at the University of Denver. Lee and the Pioneers captured the NCAA National Championship in 2022, a season in which Lee produced a career-best 16 points (3G-13A). This year, the Waskada, Manitoba native captained Denver and generated a career-high six goals from the blueline. He also topped the team with a plus-30 rating.

He was named DU’s Keith Magnuson Best Defensive Player in 2021-22 and was also a finalist for NCHC Defensive Defenseman of the Year.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s next game is tomorrow, Wednesday, Mar. 29, against the Providence Bruins. Puck drop for the Penguins and P-Bruins is 7:05 p.m. at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza.

Individual game tickets for Penguins’ four remaining home games as well as season-ticket packages for the upcoming 2023-24 season are on sale now. Full-Season, 22-game, 12-game, Flexbook and Premium Seating plans are available by reaching out to the Penguins directly at (570) 208-7367.

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