After playing for Christian Brothers Academy, Lee made the move to Canterbury in 2002-03 and led all of New England prep school hockey in goal-scoring with 39 goals.
Noticed by San Jose, the Sharks drafted Lee late in the ninth round of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft in June, and three months later Lee committed to Northeastern University for the 2004-05 season.
Lee returned to Canterbury for the 2003-04 season and was named to the New England Prep School Ice Hockey Associations Division I West All-Star Team.
2007-08: Lee currently plays for Lake Superior State University. He is a transfer from Northeastern University. He appeared in 11 games as a freshman and often paired with current Laker teammate Jason Blain. He scored his first two collegiate goals in the third period of Northeasterns 6-0 win over Providence on 1/15/05. He totaled four points (2g+2a) in 20 collegiate games spanning the 2004-05 and 2005-06 seasons.
A power forward with a 6-2, 200-pound frame, Lee possesses a cannon slap shot, as well as a strong snap shot and wrist shot. Lee is also a decent skater with decent speed. Lee is also a competitive player with a good work ethic and strong determination. The ninth round pick is also a quiet leader who leads by example.