Jordan Leopold
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 1"
BIRTHDATE: 08/03/1980
BIRTHPLACE: Golden Valley, MN, USA
DRAFTED: ANA: 1999-44 overall
WCHA All-Rookie Team (1999) WCHA Second All-Star Team (2000) WCHA First All-Star Team (2001, 2002) NCAA West First All-American Team (2001) Hobey Baker Memorial Award (Top U.S. Collegiate Player) (2002) Traded to Calgary by Anaheim for Andrei Nazarov and Calgary's 2nd round pick (later traded to Phoenix, later traded back to Calgary Calgary selected Andrei Taratukhin) in 2001 NHL Draft, September 26, 2000. Traded to Colorado by Calgary with Calgary's 2nd round picks in 2006 (Codey Burki) and 2007 (Trevor Cann) NHL Drafts for Alex Tanguay, June 24, 2006. Missed majority of 2006-07 due to off-season hernia surgery, groin injury and wrist injury vs. Calgary, February 15, 2007. Traded to Calgary by Colorado for Ryan Wilson, Lawrence Nycholat and Montreal's 2nd round pick (previously acquired, Colorado selected Stefan Elliott) in 2009 NHL Draft, March 4, 2009. Traded to Florida by Calgary with Phoenix's 3rd round pick (previously acquired, Florida selected Josh Birkholz) in 2009 NHL Draft for Jay Bouwmeester, June 27, 2009. Traded to Pittsburgh by Florida for Pittsburgh's 2nd round pick (Connor Brickley) in 2010 NHL Draft, March 1, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Buffalo, July 1, 2010. Traded to St. Louis by Buffalo for St. Louis' 2nd (Justin Bailey) and 5th (Anthony Florentino) round picks in 2013 NHL Draft, March 30, 2013. Missed majority of 2013-14 due to hand (November 7, 2013 vs. Calgary) and ankle (February 8, 2014 vs. Winnipeg) injuries. Traded to Columbus by St. Louis for Columbus' 5th round pick (Nolan Stevens) in 2016 NHL Draft, November 15, 2014. Traded to Minnesota by Columbus for Justin Falk and Minnesota's 5th round pick (Veeti Vainio) in 2015 NHL Draft, March 2, 2015.