Nick Leddy

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Nick Leddy
Nick Leddy - New York Islanders.jpg
Born (1991-03-20) March 20, 1991 (age 28)
Eden Prairie, MN, USA
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
New York Islanders
Chicago Blackhawks
National team  United States
NHL Draft 16th overall, 2009
Minnesota Wild
Playing career 2010–present

Nick Leddy (born March 20, 1991 in Eden Prairie, Minnesota) is a professional ice hockey defenceman that currently plays for the New York Islanders of the NHL.

He was drafted with the 16th overall pick by the Minnesota Wild in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. He began his hockey career when he played at the University of Minnesota with the Golden Gophers.[1] He was drafted by the Wild and was traded to the Chicago Blackhawks along with Kim Johnsson for Cam Barker on February 12, 2010.

He played his first NHL game on October 8, 2010 against the Colorado Avalanche and scored his first NHL goal on October 11, 2010 against Ryan Miller of the Buffalo Sabres.[2] On June 24, 2013, He won the Stanley Cup with the Blackhawks after they defeated the Boston Bruins 4 games to 2 in the 2013 Stanley Cup Finals.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "The Transition: Nick Leddy".
  2. "Gophers in the Pros: October".
  3. "Blackhawks' late goals stun Bruins to win Cup". NHL. Retrieved 2013-06-25.

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