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NICK LEDDY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Islanders, Defenseman Nick Leddy Agree To 7-Year Contract Worth $38.5 Million

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — The New York Islanders have agreed to terms with Nick Leddy on a seven-year contract, keeping the 23-year-old defenseman away from restricted free agency. Leddy, acquired on the eve of this season from the Chicago Blackhawks, agreed to the deal on Tuesday, six days before the NHL trade deadline. The contract is worth $38.5 million and will run through the 2021...
Via NESN.com
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders, defenseman Leddy agree to 7-year, $38.5 million deal

  The New York Islanders have agreed to terms with Nick Leddy on a seven-year contract, keeping the 23-year-old defenseman away from restricted free agency. Leddy, acquired on the eve of this season from the Chicago Blackhawks, agreed to the deal on Tuesday, six days before the NHL trade deadline. The contract is worth $38.5 million and will run through the 2021-22 season. He is...
Via AP on Fox
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Nick Leddy’s New Deal Shows Why He Had To Be Moved

Nick Leddy was a good, young, defenseman for the Chicago Blackhawks. Unfortunately we live in the age of the salary cap and the Blackhawks moved the defenseman before the 2014-15 season started. A lot of Blackhawks fans were upset with the deal when it was made, but if you look at the new contract Leddy signed today, it’s clear that the cap-strapped Hawks couldn’t have made that...
Via Sports Mockery
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Nick Leddy and Isles Agree to 7-years at 5.5MM (AVV)

In what only can be described as an outright coup for Garth Snow, Nick Leddy and the New York Islanders agree to a 7-year deal worth 5.5MM AVV, securing one of the finest defensive signings this team has exercised in recent memory, and one of the best young talents in the game. The newly-minted Isles defenseman contract breaks down as follows, according to Craig Custance, Senior...
Via Islanders Insight
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Fall To Rangers, Trade Winds Swirl Around Nick Leddy

The Blackhawks lost to the Rangers in a length shootout on Friday night, but the talk around the club is more about who won’t be wearing the Indian head when the season begins next week than it is about the … Continue reading → The post Blackhawks Fall To Rangers, Trade Winds Swirl Around Nick Leddy appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Possibly Shopping Leddy As Package Deal

  It seems that the Chicago Blackhawks are certainly shopping Nick Leddy to teams in an effort to get under the $69.0 million NHL Salary cap (checkout capgeek.com for exact figures). Now however, TSN’s Bob McKenzie is reporting the Hawks might be telling teams they must also take Kris Versteeg in any deal involving Leddy, as mentioned here: Per @TSNBobMcKenzie, the #Blackhawks...
Via Sports Mockery
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Leddy in the Clear?

As most people know by now, someone from the Chicago Blackhawks has to get moved and according to Nick Leddy’s agent, it won’t be Leddy. The Blackhawks are currently $2.2 Million over the salary cap, and they need to find a way to shed that extra cash before the season begins on October 9th in Dallas. Leddy’s agent Neil Sheehy spoke to ESPN’s Scott Powers, and he is confident...
Via Sports Mockery
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Leddy Needs to Step Up for Blackhawks

In his fourth year for the Blackhawks, Nick Leddy continued to be a solid source of offense from the blue line. He scored 31 points through 82 games, placing third among Chicago defensemen.  Leddy also tied with Seabrook for most goals from the blue line. One of Leddy’s greatest assets, however, is his ability to start a breakout with his speed. Leddy unquestionably has great...
Via TopSportsReport
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wacky bounce gets past Crawford, seals Kings OT win

In a game filled with strange bounces, it’s fitting that a wacky bounce ends the game. Los Angeles Kings defenseman Alec Martinez threw a shot on net that was tipped by Tyler Toffoli and then it deflected off Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Nick Leddy and into the back of the net. Truly a heartbreaking moment for […] The post Puck Deflects Off Nick Leddy Past Corey Crawford For...
Via Diehardsport
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Why trading Nick Leddy to Edmonton makes sense for the Chicago Blackhawks

Chicago Blackhawks News – The Chicago Blackhawks may have found that elusive center everyone seems to be looking for. Out of Edmonton come reports that the Hawks may indeed be interested in one of their young talented centers and it may very well come at the cost of Nick Leddy. Does anyone remember the name of the guy who scored 8 points against the Blackhawks in February of 2012...
Via Sports Mockery
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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