David Legwand
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
BIRTHDATE: 17/08/1980
DRAFTED: NSH: 1998-2 overall
OHL All-Rookie Team (1998) OHL First All-Star Team (1998) OHL Rookie of the Year (1998) OHL Player of the Year (1998) Canadian Major Junior Rookie of the Year (1998) Signed as a free agent by Basel (Swiss-2), January 27, 2005. Traded to Detroit by Nashville for Patrick Eaves, Calle Jarnkrok and Detroit's 2nd round choice (later traded to San Jose San Jose selected Julius Bergman) in 2014 Entry Draft, March 5, 2014. Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, July 4, 2014. Traded to Buffalo by Ottawa with Robin Lehner for NY Islanders' 1st round choice (previously acquired, Ottawa selected Colin White) in 2015 Entry Draft, June 26, 2015.

2013-14: Totaled 83 games between Detroit and Nashville to lead the league in games played ... Led Detroit players in scoring with 51 points, 11 of which (four goals, seven assists) occurred following his March 5 trade from the Predators ...Was tied (Shea Weber) for the Nashville scoring lead with 40 points prior to the trade ... Skated in the 900th game of his NHL career on Oct. 10 vs. Florida … Scored his first goal with Detroit on March 7 vs. New Jersey ... Registered 14 multi-point games … Played in five playoff games for the Red Wings. 2012-13: Led the Predators in goals for the second time in his career with 12 … Set a career high in face-off efficiency (50.2%) … Nashville’s only forward to appear in all 48 games … Scored his 200th career goal (4/23/13) vs. Calgary, becoming the first player in franchise history to attain the mark. 2011-12: Ranked second on the team with 53 points (19 goals, 34 assists), the second highest total of his career, and third in both goals and assists … Became the first player in franchise history to hit the 500-point mark for his career with two assists against Chicago (3/31/13) … Became the first player to play 800 games for the club vs. Detroit (12/26/11) … Tied for the team playoff lead in goals (three), points (six) and penalty minutes (10) in 10 games. 2010-11: Led all forwards in average ice time for the third consecutive season (18:48) … Led the team with two shorthanded goals … Missed 18 games due to injury … Recorded nine points (six goals) in 12 playoff games. 2009-10: One of three Predators to appear in all 82 games, doing so for the second time in his career … Led the team with seven points in six playoff games. 2008-09: Posted the second 20-goal season of his career, ranking third on the club (20) in the category … Led the club in shorthanded goals (three) … Missed the final nine games of the regular season with a facial fracture. 2007-08: Moved into first on the franchise’s all-time points list with a goal at Montreal (1/12/07) … Missed 17 games due to injury, including the final 12 of the regular season … Played in three of the club’s six post-season games, recording one goal. 2006-07: Posted career-highs in goals (27), assists (36) and points (63) … Led Nashville with a career-high, franchise-record +23 rating … Scored a goal 11 seconds into Nashville’s game vs. St. Louis, setting a franchise record for the earliest goal (4/5/07) … Netted his 100th career goal vs. Montreal (2/22/07) … Recorded his first career hat-trick and four-point game vs. Chicago (1/20/07). 2005-06: Limited to 44 games by a knee injury … Appeared in all five of Nashville’s post-season games vs. San Jose, recording one assist. 2004-05: Notched a league-leading 39 points in 19 playoff games, helping EHC Basel (Swiss-2) capture a league championship … Played for Team USA at the 2005 World Championships in Austria. 2003-04: One of four Predators to appear in all 82 games. 2002-03: Led the team in scoring (17 goals, 48 points) … Named the Predators’ Chevy Man of the Year (community service) … Missed the final 18 games of the season due to a broken collarbone. 2001-02: Posted a career-high 54 penalty minutes … Notched two goals and two assists in the TOPPS/NHL YoungStars Game (2/1/02). 2000-01: Ranked fourth in points (41) and assists (28) ... Tallied the first overtime penalty-shot goal in NHL history at N.Y. Rangers (12/23/00) ... Played for Team USA at the 2001 World Championships in Germany. 1999-00: Led Predators rookies in goals (13), assists (15) and points (28) … Scored his first NHL goal (Glenn Healy), the game-winner, as part of his first multi-point outing (one goal, one assist) at Toronto (10/11/99) … Recorded his first career NHL point with an assist on the game-tying goal at Chicago (10/10/99) … Scored one goal and added an assist for Team USA at the 2000 World Championships in St. Petersburg, Russia. 1998-99: Signed with the Predators on 4/16/99 and made his NHL debut in the Predators' final regular-season game vs. New Jersey (4/17/99) … Ranked third among Plymouth Whalers (OHL) in points (80) and goals (31) and ranked second on the team in assists (49) … Played for Team USA in the 1999 World Championships.