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News & Notes: Leipsic and Winterhawks advance, Ads and Cyclones lose

There were quite a few news and notes around the Nashville Predators’ organization on Friday. LEIPSIC LEADS WINTERHAWKS TO WHL FINALS When the Preds took him in the third round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, they never could have imagined that Brendan Leipsic would go onto become the leading scorer in all of Canadian Major Junior the following season (120 points in 68 games). If...
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April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Preds prospect Brendan Leipsic scores amazing goal

When the Nashville Predators drafted Brendan Leipsic in the third round of the 2012 NHL Draft, they didn’t expect to be drafting the following season’s leading scorer in all of Canadian major junior. And, it’s pretty safe to say, they didn’t expect this either. The goal on Wednesday was Leipsic’s 30th of the year. He currently sits in sixth in WHL scoring (65 points) despite...
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January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Minutes With: 2012-13 CHL leading scorer Brendan Leipsic

Every year during Development Camp, we pick Nashville Predators prospects, players, coaches and personalities to be a part of our Three Minutes With… interview series. The summer of 2013 is no different and we’re bringing you a great lineup this year.In today’s edition, we sit down with Portland Winterhawks forward, Hockey Canada’s national junior team development camp invite...
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July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Leipsic won’t let lack of size stop him

Brendan Leipsic lit it up offensively last season, but the knock on him has been that he's too small. However, he's not going to let that keep him from realizing his dream...
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July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

PRESS RELEASE: Preds ink CHL leading scorer Leipsic

NASHVILLE PREDATORS SIGN WHL SCORING CHAMPION BRENDAN LEIPSIC   Nashville, Tenn. (May 23, 2013) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has signed 2012 third-round draft pick Brendan Leipsic (BREHN-duhn LIGHP-sihk) to a three-year entry-level contract. Leipsic, 19 (5/19/94), was co-recipient of the 2013 Bob...
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May 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Leipsic inks entry-level contract with Preds

(Photo credit: Brendan Leipsic, one of the Nashville Predators' top prospects, signed a three-year entry-level deal with the organization Thursday evening. The 19 year old was drafted by Nashville in the third round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. Leipsic is currently playing in the Canadian Hockey League Memorial Cup with the Portland Winterhawks of the...
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May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Press Release: Preds sign Leipsic

Today, the Preds announced prospect Brendan Leipsic has been signed to a three-year entry-level contract...
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May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Predators sign 2012 3rd Round Pick Brendan Leipsic to 3 Year Entry Level Deal

From the Nashville Predators PR department: “Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has signed 2012 third-round draft pick Brendan Leipsic (BREHN-duhn LIGHP-sihk) to a three-year entry-level contract. Leipsic, 19 (5/19/94), was co-recipient of the 2013 Bob Clarke Trophy as Western Hockey League scoring champion...
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May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Meaningful hockey

Brendan Leipsic (Portland Winterhawks) The best part about covering the prospect world is you get to watch young players grow and through their own hard work become a legit hockey player. Brendan Leipsic is one such player as over the last couple years he has gone from "pest" to "player." On the day that Leipsic was named the WHL's "Player of the...
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December 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Preds prospect to play in Canada-Russia Challenge

Nashville Predators' 2012 3rd round (89th overall) draft pick, Brendan Leipsic, will be playing for Team Canada in the upcoming Canada-Russia Challenge. Leipsic is one of only 28 Canadian junior hockey players to be on this team. Read more after the jump. Current Portland Winterhawks player in the Western Hockey League, Brendan Leipsic will be playing for Team Canada for...
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August 06, 2012  |  Discuss
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