Nick Leddy

American ice hockey player

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.

Nick Leddy
Leddy with the Islanders in 2015
Born (1991-03-20) March 20, 1991 (age 33)
Eden Prairie, Minnesota U.S.
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 191 lb (87 kg; 13 st 9 lb)
Position Defense
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

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]


  1. "The Transition: Nick Leddy".
  2. "Gophers in the Pros: October". Archived from the original on 2014-10-28. Retrieved 2012-09-17.
  3. "Blackhawks' late goals stun Bruins to win Cup". NHL. Retrieved 2013-06-25.

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