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All About Hindsight

Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images The Nashville Predators parted ways with Matthew Lombardi and as a bonus so that the Toronto Maple Leafs would accept the trade offer, Cody Franson was added as a sweetener. The Predators got Brett Lebda and Robert Slaney as compensation and some thought at the time it was a great example of the Predators shaving down cap space in order...
Via The Predatorial
May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Kindl Has Been Freakin' Awesome

Coming into the season, Detroit’s defense was a question mark.     Here’s what I expected: Kronwall to be Detroit’s undisputed #1 one guy.  After that, I thought White, Smith, Colai-howeveryouspellhislastname and Quincey to also provide some offense.  I expected Big Rig to be overwhelmed at any spot over the bottom pairing.  And I thought Kindl was going to be...
Via Nightmare on Helm Street
March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Brett Lebda Signs PTO

  I'm late on this but the Binghamton Senators have inked Brett Lebda to a professional tryout (PTO). When reached for comment, Senators owner Eugene Melnyk said, “Our depth is no longer the envy of the league.” Kidding aside, I wouldn’t read too much into Lebda’s signing or analyze what it could mean. At this stage of his career, it probably means nothing...
Via The 6th Sens
February 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit vs Minnesota: Time to get Started

It's easy to get frustrated when your team can't score, cant convert on the power play, cant kill penalties and leaves your goalie out to dry like their defense consists of Brett Lebda and 5 of his cousins. This team is good, and yes the defense isn't what it used to be, but that will change. Three games gone on an already depleted schedule. 45 games left to change...
Via Nightmare on Helm Street
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

An Exciting Opening Night In The BNHL, 10/11/12

We had a pretty exciting opening night here in the BNHL, and The Majors is happy to bring you all the premier scores and statistics, but first we have some notable transactions from preseason to opening night in the BNHL; Minnesota acquires D Sergei Gonchar from Ottawa for D Daniel Gunnarsson and G Matt Hackett. SJ Acquires RW Teemu Selanne and C Saku Koivu from Anaheim for a 2013...
Via The Majors National
October 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Rockford IceHogs Add Brett Lebda to Training Camp Roster

The Rockford IceHogs made a final addition to the group on their training camp roster on Friday: veteran defenseman Brett Lebda. Lebda, 30, is a Buffalo Grove native and has played in almost 400 regular season NHL games. He will … Continue reading →
Via Committed Indians
September 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Time for 55 to Drive

So what are we looking at right now in terms of defense heading into this next season?Kronwall-WhiteQuincey-EricssonSmith-KindlQuestion marks?  Sure.  But there are worse top 6 in the league...despite all of the complaining in the Red Wings' universe.  Remember Brett Lebda?  Remember Derek Meech?  Kyle Quincey had a mediocre (at best) end to the season...that doesn't...
Via Nightmare on Helm Street
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

The KHL strikes back…sort of…

Every June, the KHL’s teams snag one or two NHL’ers and spend the next month telling the Russian press how said signings prove that they’re finally on even-footing with the NHL, despite the fact that their teams remain almost wholly subsidized by sponsors. And off they go, per Sportsnet’s Chris Nichols... #NYR Mats Zuccarello signs deal w/ KHL’s Mettalurg Magnitogorsk...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets activate D Lebda, put Sanford on IR

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated defenseman Brett Lebda off injured reserve and placed goaltender Curtis Sanford on injured reserve.
Via SI.com
February 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets activate Lebda, put Sanford on IR

The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated defenseman Brett Lebda off injured reserve and placed goaltender Curtis Sanford on injured reserve.
Via CBSSports
February 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Columbus Blue Jackets Activate D Brett Lebda Off Injured Reserve; Place G Curtis Sanford on IR

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated defenseman Brett Lebda off injured reserve and placed goaltender Curtis Sanford on injured reserve, retroactive to February 9, club Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations and G...
Via nhl.com
February 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets put Lebda, Methot on IR

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- The Columbus Blue Jackets placed defensemen Brett Lebda and Marc Methot on injured reserve Friday and added defenseman Dalton Prout and goalie Allen York to the roster on emergency recalls. Methot broke his jaw Thursday night in a home loss to Dallas. Lebda broke a thumb Feb. 3 in an overtime win at Anaheim. Prout was called up from Springfield of the AHL...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Jackets put Lebda, Methot on injured reserve

The Columbus Blue Jackets placed defensemen Brett Lebda and Marc Methot on injured reserve Friday and added defenseman Dalton Prout and goalie Allen York to the roster on emergency recalls.
Via ESPN
February 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Jackets place Lebda, Methot on IR

The Columbus Blue Jackets placed defensemen Brett Lebda and Marc Methot on injured reserve Friday.
Via Miami Herald
February 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Place D Brett Lebda, Marc Methot on Injured Reserve; Recall D Dalton Prout and G Allen York

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed defensemen Brett Lebda and Marc Methot on injured reserve and added defenseman Dalton Prout to the roster on emergency recall from the Springfield Falcons, the club’s American Hock...
Via nhl.com
February 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Surging Lightning win fourth in a row

Vincent Lecavalier and Martin St. Louis both had a goal and an assist to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning over the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-2 on Tuesday night. Mike Angelidis and Nate Thompson also scored for the Lightning, who have won four in a row after a seven-game skid. Columbus got goals from Brett Lebda and Ryan Johansen. The Blue Jackets, coming off a 4-1 loss at Nashville on...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Jackets ousted by persistent Lightning

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Vincent Lecavalier and Martin St. Louis both had a goal and an assist to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning over the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-2 on Tuesday night. Mike Angelidis and Nate Thompson also scored for the Lightning, who have won four in a row after a seven-game skid. Columbus got goals from Brett Lebda and Ryan Johansen. The Blue Jackets, coming off a 4-1...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Lightning beat Blue Jackets for fourth straight

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Vincent Lecavalier and Martin St. Louis both had a goal and an assist to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning over the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-2 on Tuesday night. Mike Angelidis and Nate Thompson also scored for the Lightning, who have won four in a row after a seven-game skid. Columbus got goals from Brett Lebda and Ryan Johansen. The Blue Jackets, coming off a 4-1...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Lightning 4, Blue Jackets 2

Vincent Lecavalier and Martin St. Louis both had a goal and an assist to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning over the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-2 on Tuesday night. Mike Angelidis and Nate Thompson also scored for the Lightning, who have won four in a row after a seven-game skid. Columbus got goals from Brett Lebda and Ryan Johansen. The Blue Jackets, coming off a 4-1 loss at Nashville Monday...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Lebda happy to get a chance in Columbus

The signing of veteran defenseman Brett Lebda has taken on added importance in recent weeks as Blue Jackets defenseman keep falling prey to injuries. Nikita Nikitin was the latest to be sidelined, suffering a left knee injury that will keep him out of the lineup indefinitely. He joins James Wisniewski, who is still weeks away with a fractured left ankle, and Radek Martinek, who...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 24, 2012  |  Discuss

It’s time for your Preds and Jackets LEFTGOVERS…

Nashville Predators 4, Columbus Blue Jackets 1 Bridgestone Arena; Nashville, Tennessee January 23, 2012 *** LEFTOVER THOUGHTS: * Defenseman Brett Lebda came over to the Preds in the Matthew Lombarditrade with Toronto last summer. He was almost immediately bought out. Last week, out of desperation, Columbus signed him to a one-year deal. Monday night was his first game in a Jackets...
Via Section 303
January 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Ex-Red Wing Brett Lebda happy in return to Joe

Defenseman Brett Lebda was back at Joe Louis Arena on Saturday morning skating as the newest member of the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Via Lions Blog
January 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Wings-Blue Jackets game-day udpates: little news is good news (and a Slava Fetisov update)

As the Detroit Red Wings prepare to face off against the Columbus Blue Jackets tonight (7 PM EST, FSD Plus/FS Ohio/WXYT), little news is in fact excellent news. MLive’s Ansar Khan reports via Twitter that the Wings will make only one subtle tweak, inserting a player who Columbus banished to the minors last season—but they won’t see a certain former Wing tonight, either: Only...
Via Kukla's Korner
January 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Happy Hudler's Excellent Adventure 8

You know what time it is? Happy Hudler time!Maybe Brett Lebda could learn a thing or two about taking some time off from the NHL. Then again Lebda couldn't learn anything from his time in the NHL, other than Toronto will grossly overpay sup-par defencemen.This weeks evidence shows that Happy is a man of many talents.Follow the jump for more Seen here taking cooking lessons...
Via Nightmare on Helm Street
January 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Detroit vs Columbus Pregame: As if things couldn't get any worse, you go and sign Lebda?

Detroit is back at home for a 2-game homestead starting tonight vs the cellar dwellers, or as they prefer the Columbus Blue Jackets. If Detroit plays their game and doesn't underestimate the Blue Jackets, something they have been know to do from time to time. We should see the home win streak extend to 16 games. Puck drops at 7pm on FSD+Click the jump because you want to. Not...
Via Nightmare on Helm Street
January 21, 2012  |  Discuss
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