Jordan Leopold

Jordan Leopold  #33

Minnesota Wild  Defenseman
NUMBER: 33 BIRTHDATE: August 3, 1980  (AGE 34)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Golden Valley, MN, United States
WEIGHT: 206 DRAFTED: ANA / 1999 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (44th overall)
2014-15 HIGHLIGHTS *Notched an assist for first point with Wild at NSH (3/17) - 19th native of Minnesota to register a point with Wild *Had 4 blocked shots and skated 17:28 at STL (3/14) *Led team with 4 blocked shots and skated 17:19 in Wild debut vs. OTT (3/3)...21st Minnesota native to play in a game for the Wild *Has recorded a season high four shots 4 times this season *Skated season high 22:47 at FLA (12/4) *Registered first goal of season vs. WPG (11/25) *Totaled one PPG, two assists and 9 PIM in 18 games with Columbus *Recorded 2 PIM in seven games with St. Louis CAREER HIGHLIGHTS *Won 2002 Hobey Baker Memorial Award and was part of 2002 NCAA National Championship team with University of Minnesota *Played for Team USA at the 2006 Olympics, four World Championships (2002, 2003, 2005, 2008) and two World Junior Championships (1999, 2000)
WCHA All-Rookie Team (1999) WCHA Second All-Star Team (2000) WCHA First All-Star Team (2001, 2002) NCAA West First All-American Team (2001) Hobey Baker Memorial Award (Top U.S. Collegiate Player) (2002) Traded to Calgary by Anaheim for Andrei Nazarov and Calgary's 2nd round choice (later traded to Phoenix, later traded back to Calgary Calgary selected Andrei Taratukhin) in 2001 Entry Draft, September 26, 2000. Traded to Colorado by Calgary with Calgary's 2nd round choice (Codey Burki) in 2006 Entry Draft and Calgary's 2nd round choice (Trevor Cann) in 2007 Entry Draft for Alex Tanguay, June 24, 2006. Missed majority of 2006-07 due to off-season hernia surgery, groin injury and wrist injury vs. Calgary, February 15, 2007. Traded to Calgary by Colorado for Ryan Wilson, Lawrence Nycholat and Montreal's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, Colorado selected Stefan Elliott) in 2009 Entry Draft, March 4, 2009. Traded to Florida by Calgary with Phoenix's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, Florida selected Josh Birkholz) in 2009 Entry Draft for Jay Bouwmeester, June 27, 2009. Traded to Pittsburgh by Florida for Pittsburgh's 2nd round choice (Connor Brickley) in 2010 Entry Draft, March 1, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Buffalo, July 1, 2010. Traded to St. Louis by Buffalo for St. Louis' 2nd (Justin Bailey) and 5th (Anthony Florentino) round choices in 2013 Entry Draft, March 30, 2013. Missed majority of 2013-14 due to hand (November 7, 2013 vs. Calgary) and ankle (February 8, 2014 vs. Winnipeg) injuries.
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Now we have an 'X' next to our name, which is nice. Now we have to keep trying to climb and catch these guys.

— Lightning goalie Ben Bishop on clinching a Stanley Cup Playoff berth and trailing the Canadiens by one point for the division lead
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