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Williamsville’s David Leggio rebounds with championship season

Williamsville native David Leggio can laugh and smile now reflecting on a crazy seven months. A season that began with the veteran goalie sitting at home looking for work ended with him celebrating a championship wearing lederhosen following a dynamic 14-game playoff run starring for Munich WHC, a team in the German DEL. “This was the way I hoped it would go,” Leggio said Wednesday...
Via Buffalo Hockey Beat
May 04, 2016

AHL Changes Rule After Goalie Flips Over Net During Scoring Chance

Bridgeport Sound Tigers goaltender David Leggio’s sneaky antics have resulted in a rule change in the American Hockey League. After facing a 2-on-0 opportunity during the Sound Tigers game against the Springfield Falcons, Leggio intentionally flipped the net over to cause a stoppage in play and avert disaster. The net flip resulted in an automatic penalty shot for the Falcons,...
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November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Exclusive: What Was Going Through David Leggio’s Mind When He Knocked That Net Off

If you haven’t heard, Bridgeport (AHL) netminder David Leggio did a very smart, clever thing the other night. When he saw his defender turn the puck over at center ice, he promptly dipped out. That gif is awesome. The refs awarded the opposing team a penalty shot, choosing to forgo a penalty call. Leggio, facing one less opponent coming at him unscathed, stopped the penalty shot...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

AHL Goaltender Dislodges Net To Avoid Facing 2-On-0 Breakaway (Video)

Bridgeport Sound Tigers goaltender David Leggio came up with an ingenious way to stop a 2-on-0 chance from the Springfield Falcons on Sunday night. The rush was the result of a bad neutral zone turnover and the veteran Leggio knew that he didn’t have a chance of stopping the play, so he got creative. Leggio knew that if the net was out of position it would force a stoppage of...
Via NESN.com
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: AHL goalie knocks the net over to prevent a 2-on-0 chance

Here’s a new defensive tactic for you. AHL goaltender David Leggio of the Bridgeport Sound Tigers got creative when he realized he was facing down a 2-on-0 rush. Instead of letting the opposition walk in alone on goal, Leggio turned around and knocked the net off of its moorings. Usually this type of play results in a penalty on the goaltender, but the officials awarded a penalty...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

AHL Goalie David Leggio Decides He Doesn’t Want To Face 2-on-0, Knocks Net Off

Bridgeport Sound Tigers goalie David Leggio of the AHL had a stroke of genius on Sunday. There was a neutral zone turnover and the Springfield Falcons had a 2-on-0 from the red line on in. Rather than deal with the 2-on-0, and what would surely have been an easy goal, Leggio knocked his net off. […] The post AHL Goalie David Leggio Decides He Doesn’t Want To Face 2-on-0, Knocks...
Via Diehardsport
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Minor league goalie, David Leggio, makes heady play on 2-on-0 breakaway (VIDEO)

YouTube David Leggio, 33-year old netmind for the AHL’s Bridgeport Sound Tigers, made an extremely veteran play Sunday when facing a 2-on-0 breakaway against the Springfield Falcons.  Leggio, who has never made it to the NHL, turned around and pushed the net off its moorings to stop the play.  Obviously (or not obviously), it resulted in a penalty for Leggio.  The officials...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Hershey Bears Goalie David Leggio Imitates Pierre McGuire Perfectly

Hershey Bears goalie David Leggio created this epic video with his teammate Tyson Strachan and perfectly imitated Pierre McGuire. He nailed exactly how he speaks and the amount of information that Pierre tries to pack into his sentences. Here is a Pierre McGuire interview for comparison’s sake. [Puck Daddy Blog] The post Hershey Bears Goalie David Leggio Imitates Pierre McGuire...
Via Diehardsport
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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