Anders Lee is not leaving.
According to a report from the Associated Press, the Islanders left winger will stay in New York after signing a seven-year, $49 million deal.
Lee took to Twitter to share his reaction and update his profile picture with a photo of him in a jersey, smiling.
— Anders Lee (@leeberr09) July 1, 2019
The Islanders already lost out on big names like Artemi Panarin and Sergei Bobrovsky, but the team stuck with their captain.
Lee has spent his entire career in New York after he was selected as the 151st overall pick in the 2009 NHL Draft. He has been a steady offense presence the past few seasons.
He set a career high with 40 goals in 2017-18 and followed it up with 28 goals and 23 assists in 82 games last season.
Lee has 152 goals and 106 assists in 425 games.