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The Buffalo Sabres have traded defenseman Jordan Leopold to the St. Louis Blues for two draft picks.
Buffalo announced the move before its game against the Washington Capitals on Saturday. It comes with the NHL trading deadline approaching on Wednesday.
The Sabres received a second-round pick and a conditional fifth-round pick in this year's draft.
Leopold is a 10-year NHL veteran who has spent the past three seasons in Buffalo. He has two goals and six assists in 24 games this season in the final year of his contract.
The underachieving Sabres (13-16-5) are attempting to retool their roster, with an eye on rebuilding for next season.
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This first domino has fallen in what is expected to be a busy next few days for the Buffalo Sabres heading up to the 2013 NHL trade deadline on Wednesday, April 3. The Sabres have traded defenseman Jordan Leopold to the St. Louis Blues for draft picks.
The news was broken by TSN’s Bob McKenzie:
BUF trades D Jordan Leopold to STL for draft picks. #tsn
— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie...
After the St. Louis Blues dropped their third game in a row on Thursday night, some were expecting general manager Doug Armstrong to shake things up a bit in order to try and spark a slugglish, lumbering roster.
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ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has acquired defenseman Jordan Leopold from Buffalo in exchange for a 2nd round pick and a conditional 5th round pick in the 2013 Entry Draft.
Leopold, 32, has dressed in 24 games for Buffalo this season posting eight points including two goals and six assists to go...
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...
On Saturday, the St. Louis Blues made a move to bolster their blue line. St. Louis traded a second round pick and a conditional fifth round pick in the 2013 Draft to the Buffalo Sabres for defenseman Jordan Leopold. The … Continue reading →The post NHL Trade Winds Blowing: Blues Acquire Jordan Leopold appeared first on Committed Indians.
As per Bob McKenzie, the Sabres have traded defenseman Jordan Leopold to the Blues. In return, Buffalo have acquired a 2nd round pick and a conditional 5th round pick in the 2013 draft.
BUF trades D Jordan Leopold to STL for draft picks. #tsnâ Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) March 30, 2013
This was Leopold's 3rd season in Buffalo, tallying 67 points in 174 games with...
The Blues announced today they acquired defenseman Jordan Leopold from Buffalo for a 2nd and a conditional 5th in this year's draft. If the Blues (manage to) win a playoff series this year, the 5th turns into a 4th. Leopold is in the final year of a 3-year, $9 million contract - but with about a month to go in the season, it's a minimal cost (roughly $300K or so). Considered...
The St. Louis Blues announced today that the club has acquired defenseman Jordan Leopold from Buffalo in exchange for a second round pick and a conditional fifth round pick in the 2013 Entry Draft. Leopold has dressed in 24 games for the Sabres this season, posting two goals and eight points to go along with 14 [...]
Douglas Murray, who can be argued is a 5th/6th defenseman went for a pair of 2nd round picks.
Jordan Leopold, who can be argued, is a somewhat steady 4th/5th went for a 2nd and a 5th (could be a 4th)
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He added a ton of value and leadership in his tenure in Buffalo.
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. - St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has acquired defenseman Jordan Leopold from Buffalo in exchange for a 2nd round pick and a conditional 5th round pick in the 2013 Entry Draft. The Blues have also assigned goaltender Jake Allen to the clubs American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, Peoria Rivermen today...
The Minnesota Wild rebounded nicely from a rare defeat. Now a visit by the struggling St. Louis Blues could help the Wild continue their playoff push.
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