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DAVID LEGWAND  USA

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BIRTHYEAR 1980-08-17 BIRTHPLACEDetroit, MI, USA
AGE 36 NATION USA
POSITION C/LW SHOOTS L
HEIGHT 188 cm / 6'2" WEIGHT 94 kg / 207 lbs
CONTRACT 15/16
NHL DRAFT 1998 round 1 #2 overall by Nashville Predators

Legwand is a smart center who plays a sound two-way game. He has excellent speed and is very solid defensively. He also owns good hockey sense and playmaking ability. Is a very good faceoff man, too.
- Erik K. Piri, EP (2014)

Team Staff profile of David Legwand also available

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CAREER STATISTICS Use/Embed statistics RSS feed
 SEASON TEAM LEAGUE GP G A TP PIM +/-      POST GP G A TP PIM +/- 
 1996-97 Compuware Ambassadors NAHL 44 21 416258 |            
 1997-98 Plymouth Whalers OHL 59 54 5110556 50 | Playoffs 15 8 122024
  USA U20 WJC-20 7 0 002 |            
 1998-99 Plymouth Whalers OHL 55 31 498065 32 | Playoffs 11 3 8118
  Nashville Predators NHL 1 0 000 0 |            
  USA U20 WJC-20 6 1 3431 |            
  USA WC 6 0 224 |            
 1999-00 Nashville Predators NHL 71 13 152830 -6 |            
  USA WC 6 1 124 0 |            
 2000-01 Nashville Predators NHL 81 13 284138 1 |            
  USA WC 9 2 464 2 |            
 2001-02 Nashville Predators NHL 63 11 193054 1 |            
 2002-03 Nashville Predators NHL 64 17 314834 -2 |            
 2003-04 Nashville Predators NHL 82 18 294746 9 | Playoffs 6 1 018
 2004-05 EHC Basel  NLB 3 6 282 | Playoffs 19 16 233920  
  USA WC 7 0 114 0 |            
 2005-06 Nashville Predators NHL 44 7 192634 3 | Playoffs 5 0 118 -1 
  Milwaukee Admirals AHL 3 0 000 -1 |            
 2006-07 Nashville Predators NHL 78 27 366344 23 | Playoffs 5 0 332 -2 
 2007-08 Nashville Predators NHL 65 15 294438 -4 | Playoffs 3 1 012
 2008-09 Nashville Predators NHL 73 20 224232 -3 |            
 2009-10 Nashville Predators NHL 82 11 273824 -5 | Playoffs 6 2 578
 2010-11 Nashville Predators NHL 64 17 244124 13 | Playoffs 12 6 398
 2011-12 Nashville Predators  NHL 78 19 345326 3 | Playoffs 10 3 3610
 2012-13 Nashville Predators  NHL 48 12 132520 -6 |            
 2013-14 Nashville Predators  NHL 62 10 304030 -8 |            
  Detroit Red Wings NHL 21 4 71131 -9 | Playoffs 5 0 000 -1 
 2014-15 Ottawa Senators NHL 80 9 182732 1 | Playoffs 3 0 000 -3 
 2015-16 Buffalo Sabres NHL 79 5 91414 -4 |            
 
 TOURNAMENT STATISTICS
 1992-93 Detroit Jr. Red Wings QC Int PW - - --- |            


TEAM STAFF HISTORY
 SEASON TEAM LEAGUE ROLE ON TEAM NOTES
 2015-2016 Sarnia Sting OHLFranchise Owner Co-Owner  


CAREER TOTALS
  GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/-    GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/- 
  Regular Season   Postseason
  AHL: 3 0 0 0 0.00 -1  |    
  NAHL: 44 21 41 62 1.41 58  |    
  NHL: 1136 228 390 618 0.54 551  | 55 13 15 28 0.51 46 
  NLB: 3 6 2 8 2.67 | 19 16 23 39 2.05 20 
  OHL: 114 85 100 185 1.62 121  82  | 26 11 20 31 1.19 32 
  QC Int PW: 0 0 0 0 - |    
  WC: 28 3 8 11 0.39 16  |    
  WJC-20: 13 1 3 4 0.31 33  |    



CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
SEASON AWARDS BY SEASON
1997-1998 CHL All-Rookie Team
  CHL Rookie of the Year
  CHL Second All-Star Team
  CHL Top Prospects Game
  OHL First All-Star Team
  OHL Most Assists by Rookie (51)
  OHL Most Goals by Rookie (54)
  OHL Most Outstanding Player (Red Tilson Trophy)
  OHL Most Points by Rookie (105)
  OHL Rookie of the Year (Emms Family Award)
2004-2005 NLB Champion (Basel)
  NLB Most Assists Playoffs (19)
  NLB Most Goals Playoffs (11)
  NLB Most Points Playoffs (30)
  NLB To NLA Promotion (Basel)
 AWARDS BY LEAGUE
- CHL All-Rookie Team 97/98
- CHL Rookie of the Year 97/98
- CHL Second All-Star Team 97/98
- CHL Top Prospects Game 97/98
- NLB Champion 04/05
- NLB Most Assists Playoffs 04/05
- NLB Most Goals Playoffs 04/05
- NLB Most Points Playoffs 04/05
- NLB To NLA Promotion 04/05
- OHL First All-Star Team 97/98
- OHL Most Assists by Rookie 97/98
- OHL Most Goals by Rookie 97/98
- OHL Most Outstanding Player (Red Tilson Trophy) 97/98
- OHL Most Points by Rookie 97/98
- OHL Rookie of the Year (Emms Family Award) 97/98



TRANSACTIONS
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE  
2015-06-26 Confirmed Ottawa Senators Buffalo Sabres Traded 
2014-07-04 Confirmed Detroit Red Wings Ottawa Senators 2 years 
2014-03-05 Confirmed Nashville Predators Detroit Red Wings Traded 


PLAYER BIOGRAPHY AND TRIVIA
 
- Drafted 1997, round 1 #9 overall by Plymouth Whalers in the OHL Priority Selection
 
 
Cult/Star player for Basel
Cult/Star player for Nashville Predators
Cult/Star player for Plymouth Whalers
 
Career transactions
- 2014-03-05 • Traded to the Detroit Red Wings for Patrick Eaves, Calle Järnkrok & a 2014 3rd round pick
- 2007-12-07 • Signed to a six-year contract extension by the Nashville Predators
- 2006-07-22 • Re-signed to a two-year contract by the Nashville Predators
- 2005-08-15 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Nashville Predators
- 2005-01-27 • Signed to a lockout contract by Basel
- 2004-06-29 • One-year option exercised by the Nashville Predators
- 2003-09-10 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Nashville Predators