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JORDAN LEOPOLD RUMORS

Wild's Ballard, Leopold inching toward retirement

Minnesota Wild veteran defensemen Keith Ballard and Jordan Leopold may have reached the end of their respective NHL careers, according to Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Ballard was limited to just 14 games last season after receiving a concussion following a hit from New York Islanders forward Matt Martin on Dec. 9. The Minnesota native is an unrestricted free agent...
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Keith Ballard and Jordan Leopold are considering retirement

Keith Ballard and Jordan Leopold may have reached the end of the road in the NHL. Ballard, 32, is still experiencing concussion symptoms from a brutal hit he took back in December of 2014 and he’s worried about long-term effects. Meanwhile, Leopold hasn’t been offered a new contract and at the age of 35 he might be willing to hang up his skates in order to focus on his family...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Leopold Talks: The First Tee Program, Leadership Building and Hockey

ST PAUL, MN – MAY 5: Jordan Leopold #33 of the Minnesota Wild and Andrew Shaw #65 of the Chicago Blackhawks skate after the puck during the third period in Game Three of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on May 5, 2015 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota. The Blackhawks defeated the Wild 1-0. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images...
Via State of Hockey News
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild's Leopold accepting if NHL career has run its course

Jordan Leopold might need his daughter to write another letter if the veteran defenseman wishes to remain in the NHL.In one of the league's feel-good stories last season, Leopold was shuffled to the Minnesota Wild at the trade deadline after his 11-year-old daughter Jordyn put pen to paper and asked if her father could play closer to home."I wish it were that easy," the 34-year-old...
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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Jordan Leopold’s daughter to lead Minnesota Wild fans in pregame chant

Jordyn Leopold, the 10-year-old daughter of Minnesota Wild defenseman Jordan Leopold, has enjoyed a meteoric rise to fame this week after an emotional letter she wrote in December in which she pleads with her dad’s new team to trade for him went viral. The latest perk from her sudden celebrity will come when she leads...Read More The post Jordan Leopold’s daughter to lead Minnesota...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

New Wild player Jordan Leopold gets emotional discussing daughter’s letter

Jordan Leopold is now a member of the Minnesota Wild, and as anyone who has seen his daughter’s adorable yet heartbreaking letter to the team’s coaches asking them to bring her daddy back home is aware, no one is probably more happy than 10-year-old Jordyn. Leopold, a Golden Valley, Minn., native who starred on the...Read More The post New Wild player Jordan Leopold gets emotional...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Jordan Leopold traded to Wild after daughter writes heartbreaking letter

NHL journeyman Jordan Leopold was traded from the Columbus Blue Jackets to the Minnesota Wild on Monday. His 11-year-old daughter may have helped orchestrate the deal. A member of Leopold family shared a hand-written letter with KFAN that Leopold’s daughter Jordyn wrote to the Wild during their losing streak in January. Parts of it were...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL player traded after daughter's heartbreaking letter

Jordan Leopold’s daughter is one happy camper following Monday’s NHL trade deadline. The 34-year-old defenseman is heading back to his native Minnesota after the Columbus Blue Jackets dealt him to the Wild for a draft pick and Justin Falk. The move comes just a couple of months after his 11-year-old daughter requested the trade in adorable fashion. According to Minnesota radio...
Via NESN.com
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Daily Diehard: Sochi Hotel Rooms aren’t ready, Jordan Leopold saves a goal, Paul George Windmill Dunk, Emily Ratajkowski

A lot of Journalists and tourists have been voicing complaints over the Sochi Hotels. Many of them aren’t finished and other bizarre things have been happening: To anyone in Sochi: I am now in possession of three light bulbs. Will trade for a door handle. This offer is real: pic.twitter.com/7AeesqDi8Y — Dan Wetzel (@DanWetzel) February 4, 2014 For those of you asking, when there...
Via Diehardsport
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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