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USA David Legwand

#17 Buffalo Sabres / NHL - 15/16
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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jesper Olofsson 28 21 20 41
2. Roman Cervenka 28 12 25 37
3. Alexandre Grenier 28 11 26 37
4. Mathias Bromé 26 11 24 35
5. Harri Pesonen 28 15 18 33
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
41
Height
6'2" / 188 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
207 lbs / 94 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired

Legwand was a smart center who played a sound two-way game. Blessed with excellent speed and good defensive instincts.
- Erik K. Piri, EP (2014)

Team Staff profile of David Legwand also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1995-96 Compuware 14U AAA 14U AAA - - - - - |
1996-97 Compuware Ambassadors NAHL 44 21 41 62 58 |
USA U17 WHC-17 - - - - - |
1997-98 Plymouth Whalers OHL 59 54 51 105 56 50 | Playoffs 15 8 12 20 24 3
USA U20 WJC-20 7 0 0 0 2 |
1998-99 Plymouth Whalers OHL 55 31 49 80 65 32 | Playoffs 11 3 8 11 8 2
Nashville Predators NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0 |
USA U20 WJC-20 6 1 3 4 31 |
USA WC 6 0 2 2 4 0 |
1999-00 Nashville Predators NHL 71 13 15 28 30 -6 |
USA WC 6 1 1 2 4 0 |
2000-01 Nashville Predators NHL 81 13 28 41 38 1 |
USA WC 9 2 4 6 4 2 |
2001-02 Nashville Predators NHL 63 11 19 30 54 1 |
2002-03 Nashville Predators NHL 64 17 31 48 34 -2 |
2003-04 Nashville Predators NHL 82 18 29 47 46 9 | Playoffs 6 1 0 1 8 1
2004-05 EHC Basel NLB 3 6 2 8 2 | Playoffs 19 16 23 39 20
USA WC 7 0 1 1 4 0 |
2005-06 Nashville Predators NHL 44 7 19 26 34 3 | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 8 -1
Milwaukee Admirals AHL 3 0 0 0 0 -1 |
2006-07 Nashville Predators NHL 78 27 36 63 44 23 | Playoffs 5 0 3 3 2 -2
2007-08 Nashville Predators NHL 65 15 29 44 38 -4 | Playoffs 3 1 0 1 2 0
2008-09 Nashville Predators NHL 73 20 22 42 32 -3 |
2009-10 Nashville Predators NHL 82 11 27 38 24 -5 | Playoffs 6 2 5 7 8 5
2010-11 Nashville Predators NHL 64 17 24 41 24 13 | Playoffs 12 6 3 9 8 1
2011-12 Nashville Predators “A” NHL 78 19 34 53 26 3 | Playoffs 10 3 3 6 10 3
2012-13 Nashville Predators “A” NHL 48 12 13 25 20 -6 |
2013-14 Nashville Predators “A” NHL 62 10 30 40 30 -8 |
Detroit Red Wings NHL 21 4 7 11 31 -9 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 0 -1
2014-15 Ottawa Senators NHL 80 9 18 27 32 1 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 -3
2015-16 Buffalo Sabres NHL 79 5 9 14 14 -4 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1992-93 Detroit Jr. Red Wings QC Int PW - - - - - |
1993-94 Detroit Jr. Red Wings QC Int PW - - - - - |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2014-15 Sarnia Sting OHL Franchise Owner Co-Owner
2015-16 Sarnia Sting OHL Franchise Owner Co-Owner
2016-17 Sarnia Sting OHL Franchise Owner Co-Owner
2017-18 Sarnia Sting OHL Franchise Owner Co-Owner
Sarnia Sting OHL Assoc. Coach
2018-19 Sarnia Sting OHL Franchise Owner
Sarnia Sting OHL Assoc. Coach
OHL All-Stars Jr Super Series Asst. Coach One game 2018/11/08
2019-20 Sarnia Sting OHL Franchise Owner
Sarnia Sting OHL Assoc. Coach
2020-21 Sarnia Sting OHL Pres. of Hockey Operations
Sarnia Sting OHL Franchise Owner
2021-22 Sarnia Sting OHL Pres. of Hockey Operations
Sarnia Sting OHL Franchise Owner
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
14U AAA 1 - - - - - - - | 0
AHL 1 3 0 0 0 0.00 0 -1 | 0
NAHL 1 44 21 41 62 1.41 58 - | 0
NHL 17 1136 228 390 618 0.54 551 7 | 9 55 13 15 28 0.51 46 3
OHL 2 114 85 100 185 1.62 121 82 | 2 26 11 20 31 1.19 32 5
QC Int PW 2 - - - - - - - | 0
NLB (SL) 1 3 6 2 8 2.67 2 - | 1 19 16 23 39 2.05 20 -
WC 4 28 3 8 11 0.39 16 2 | 0
WHC-17 1 - - - - - - - | 0
WJC-20 2 13 1 3 4 0.31 33 - | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Martin Erat (F) 2001-2013 11 Nashville Predators
Shea Weber (D) 2005-2014 9 Milwaukee Admirals, Nashville Predators
Jordin Tootoo (F) 2003-2014 9 Detroit Red Wings, Milwaukee Admirals, Nashville Predators
Kevin Klein (D) 2005-2014 9 Milwaukee Admirals, Nashville Predators

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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
12/22/2016
12/22/2016 Confirmed No team Retired
06/26/2015
06/26/2015 Confirmed Ottawa Senators Buffalo Sabres
07/04/2014
07/04/2014 Confirmed Detroit Red Wings Ottawa Senators
03/05/2014
03/05/2014 Confirmed Nashville Predators Detroit Red Wings
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Date Article Website
05/29/2017 Embrace the moment The Players' Tribune
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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1997, 1 #9 overall by Detroit Jr. Whalers in the OHL Priority Selection

Cult/Star player for Basel Sharks

Cult/Star player for Nashville Predators

Cult/Star player for Plymouth Whalers

Career transactions
- 2016-12-22 • Announced his retirement
- 2015-06-26 • Traded to the Buffalo Sabres - 2014-07-04 • Signed to a two-year contract by the Ottawa Senators
- 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

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