Originally posted on Frozen Notes  |  Last updated 4/1/13
The newest face on the St. Louis Blues roster is Jordan Leopold, a defenseman acquired by the team in a trade that sent two draft picks to the Buffalo Sabres. Leopold will make his St. Louis debut against the Minnesota Wild, wearing the number 33. Other than the fact Leopold is a defeseman and is supposed to boost the team's shaky efforts at the blueline, what should you know about the newest Blue? At 32, Leopold has already spent 10 years in the NHL. His time has been split between the Calgary Flames, Colorado Avalanche, Pittsburgh Penguins, Florida Panthers and most recently the Buffalo Sabres. He has skated in 610 NHL games, scoring 65 goals, 137 assists (202 points) while earning a plus/minus of (-30). Leopold has appeared in 59 playoff games, contributing 16 assists.  Leopold initially broke into the NHL as an offensive minded defenseman, but he has since shifted his role into a "defense first" blueliner.  The defenseman is aware that his role in the NHL is to limit
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