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USA David Legwand

#17 Buffalo Sabres / NHL - 15/16

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David Legwand Facts

Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
43
Height
6'2" / 188 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
207 lbs / 94 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time CHL All-Rookie Team 1
1-time CHL Rookie of the Year 1
1-time CHL Second All-Star Team 1
1-time OHL First All-Rookie Team 1
1-time OHL First All-Star Team 1
1-time OHL Most Outstanding Player (Red Tilson Trophy) 1
1-time OHL Rookie of the Year (Emms Family Award) 1

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

David Legwand 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* |

David Legwand 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
2022-23 Little Caesars 13U AAA 13U AAA Head Coach
Sarnia Sting OHL Franchise Owner
Sarnia Sting OHL Pres. of Hockey Operations
2023-24 Little Caesars 14U AAA 14U AAA Head Coach
Sarnia Sting OHL Pres. of Hockey Operations
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David Legwand 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 1 136* 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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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
Media and Articles
Date Article Source
05/29/2017 Embrace the moment The Players' Tribune

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David Legwand Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1997, 1 #9 overall by Plymouth 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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