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Jay Leach | Defenseman | #34

Team: New Jersey Devils
Age / DOB:  (38) / 9/2/1979
Ht / Wt:  6'4" / 220
Drafted: 1998 / Rd. 5 (115) / ARI

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The New Jersey Devils have re-signed Jay Leach to a one-year, two-way contract.
He will reportedly make the league minimum of $525,000. Leach would've become an unrestricted free agent on July 1. He skated in seven games with the Devils in 2010-11 and he has no fantasy value. Wed, Jun 22, 2011 01:46:00 PM
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The Devils have recalled Jay Leach from Albany of the AHL for Saturday's game against the Sabres.

The New Jersey blueline is a little banged up as both Anton Volchenkov and Colin White sustained lower-body injuries in Friday night's loss to Pittsburgh. Needless to say, Leach has no fantasy value.
Sat, Mar 26, 2011 10:39:00 AM

The New Jersey Devils have sent Jay Leach to AHL Albany.

The Devils reacquired Leach from the San Jose Sharks on February 9th. He had five points and 45 penalty minutes in 50 games with AHL Worcester.
Thu, Feb 17, 2011 01:21:00 PM

Jay Leach is still up with the New Jersey Devils.

He had two root canals and will have a crown put in after he lost two teeth when a deflected puck hit him in the mouth in Sunday's practice session. "They found one but there wasn't enough of it to do anything. The other one was shattered," said Leach. The Devils have a banged up defense corps right now, so they will keep Leach with the team for now as insurance.
Wed, Feb 16, 2011 11:49:00 AM

Jay Leach will spend Friday's game in the press box.

Leach was called up on an emergency basis, but it turns out they won't need him. He has a goal and three points in 63 career games.
Fri, Feb 11, 2011 05:24:00 PM

Jay Leach has been called up by the New Jersey Devils on an emergency basis.

The Devils reacquired Leach from the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday. Leach had one point in 24 games with New Jersey in 2008-09. He hasn't played in an NHL game yet this season.
Fri, Feb 11, 2011 12:58:00 PM

The New Jersey Devils and San Jose Sharks completed a minor-league deal on Wednesday night involving four players.

Heading to the Devils' AHL affiliate in Albany will be defenseman Jay Leach along with center Steve Zalewsk, while San Jose will receive forwards Patrick Davis and Michael Swift for their farm club in Worcester. Leach was a member of the Devils organization in 2008-09 before being claimed off re-entry waivers by Montreal and San Jose in 2009-10.
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Thu, Feb 10, 2011 09:55:00 AM

Jay Leach has cleared waivers and been sent down to AHL Worcester.

Leach inked a one-year, two-way contract with the Sharks in July. He had two points and 20 penalty minutes in 35 games in Montreal and San Jose last season.
Tue, Sep 28, 2010 04:09:00 PM

The San Jose Sharks have placed defenseman Jay Leach on waivers.

They also put Sean Sullivan and T.J. Trevelyan on the waiver wire and if all three go unclaimed they will be assigned to the minors. San Jose made an additional cut to their roster by sending Brandon Mashinter to the AHL.
Tue, Sep 28, 2010 11:19:00 AM

The San Jose Sharks have re-signed defenseman Jay Leach to a one-year/two-way contract.

Leach tested unrestricted free agency and found that there was the most interest from the Sharks. No terms were announced. Leach has no fantasy value.
Thu, Jul 8, 2010 09:26:00 AM

Jay Leach has been offered a two-way contract from the San Jose Sharks.

It is expected that he will test the waters on July 1 when he becomes an unrestricted free agent, but he may return to the Sharks if he can't find a better deal.
Mon, Jun 28, 2010 09:07:00 AM

Jay Leach will draw into the lineup on Thursday.

Leach will take the place of Derek Joslin who was sent to the minors. Leach was claimed off waivers from the Habs at the beginning of December but has no fantasy value. It is the Sharks only game this week.
Thu, Dec 17, 2009 04:44:00 PM

The San Jose Sharks claimed Jay Leach off waivers from Montreal on Tuesday.

He will likely report to San Jose first and then a decision will be made if he will suit up for the big club or be assigned to the minors. Leach played in seven games with the Canadiens after being claimed off waivers from New Jersey in early November.
Wed, Dec 2, 2009 09:08:00 AM

Jay Leach might play on the fourth line Saturday.

Leach played alongside Kyle Chipchura and James Wyman in Montreal's Saturday morning skate. Leach has no points and five penalty minutes in six games this season.
Sat, Nov 28, 2009 03:02:00 PM

Jay Leach will make his Montreal debut on Tuesday night.

He will be paired with Marc-Andre Bergeron on the blueline after being claimed off waivers from the Devils late last week. Mathieu Carle will sit as a healthy scratch.
Tue, Nov 10, 2009 03:57:00 PM

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