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David Legwand
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Legwand during his time with the Predators in 2009
Born (1980-08-17) August 17, 1980 (age 41)
Detroit, MI, USA
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 204 lb (93 kg; 14 st 8 lb)
Position Center
Shot Left
NHL team
Former teams
Ottawa Senators
Nashville Predators
Detroit Red Wings
National team Flag of the United States.svg United States
NHL Draft 2nd overall, 1998
Nashville Predators
Playing career 1999–2016

David A. Legwand (born August 17, 1980) is a former American professional ice hockey center. He played for the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has also played for the Nashville Predators and the Detroit Red Wings.


Before playing in the NHL, Legwand played 2 seasons with the Plymouth Whalers of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). Legwand won the Red Tilson Award for being the most outstanding player in the league.

He was drafted 2nd overall by the Nashville Predators in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft. After playing 15-years with the Predators, he was traded to the Detroit Red Wings in exchange for Patrick Eaves, Calle Järnkrok, and a conditional 2014 draft pick. Legwand played 21 regular season games with Detroit.

On July 4, 2014, he signed a two-year, $6 million contract with the Ottawa Senators.

  • David Legwand's NHL player profile
  • David Legwand's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database

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