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Nice Day For The Islanders, Nick Leddy Now An Islander

added 2:46pm, from the Chicago Blackhawks,

The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have acquired defensemen T.J. Brennan and Ville Pokka and the rights to restricted free agent goaltender Anders Nilsson from the New York Islanders in exchange for defenseman Nick Leddy and goaltender Kent Simpson. Brennan and Pokka will report directly to the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League, while Nilsson will remain with Ak Bars of the Kontinental Hockey League.

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Nick Leddy Appears to Be On The Way Out In Chicago

from Mark Lazerus of the Chicago Sun-Times,

Defenseman Nick Leddy might have played his last game in a Blackhawks sweater.

After the Hawks’ 3-2 shootout loss Friday to the New York Rangers — the second consecutive game in which Leddy was a healthy scratch — coach Joel Quenneville sounded like someone who didn’t expect to have the 23-year-old defenseman on his team for much longer.

‘‘We’ll see,’’ Quenneville said.

The Hawks are above the salary cap and have until Tuesday afternoon to get below it, and Leddy has been at the center of trade discussions all summer.

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2011 World Junior Hockey Championships Preview

Well that time of year has arrived again!
No, not Santa Claus bringing home the goods.
No, this is better, well at least for one international hockey team that can wrest World Junior Hockey Gold from its opponents.
I’d love to hear any predictions on who will win gold.
In the meantime, I hope everyone has a great holiday season with their loved ones!

Group A:
USA
Head Coach: Keith Allain
Key Players: Chris Kreider, Nick Leddy, Kyle Palmieri, Ryan Bourque
Last Years Result: Gold Medal Win over Canada

Switzerland
Head Coach: Jost Richard
Key Players: Nino Niederreiter, Benjamin Conz, Sven Bartschi, Inti Pestoni
Last Year’s Result: Lost to Sweden in the Bronze Medal Game

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Chicago Signs Nick Leddy

from Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune,

The Blackhawks have agreed to terms with defenseman Nick Leddy on a three-year, $2,7 million contract, according to his agent.

Leddy, who was acquired in a trade with the Minnesota Wild in the Cam Barker deal in February, will leave the University of Minnesota after playing just his freshman season and will attempt to make the Hawks’ roster during training camp which begins Sept. 18.

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