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Cody McLeod | Winger | #55

Team: Nashville Predators
Age / DOB:  (32) / 6/26/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 210
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Cody McLeod amassed 17 penalty minutes in Game 3 against Anaheim.
McLeod picked up a fighting major, an instigator and a misconduct after he fought Ducks forward Jared Boll. Boll had a big hit on Harry Zolnierczyk, but McLeod's undisciplined timing nearly hurt his team dearly. Anaheim scored the go-ahead goal on the power play, but Nashville scored twice in the third to take a 2-1 series lead. "What he did, our guys appreciate his toughness and response," coach Peter Laviolette said. "In the end we ended up winning the hockey game, so we're not talking about it." May 17 - 9:08 AM

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Cody McLeod netted the game-winning goal in Game 3 on Sunday afternoon against St. Louis.

He scored early in the second period on a nice redirect that handcuffed Blues goalie Jake Allen and then he scored on the rebound. "Just tried to send it back to the net and create a scramble, and luckily it went in," he said. McLeod has played in the last three playoff games for the Predators after he didn't see any action in Round 1 against Chicago.
May 1 - 11:33 AM

Cody McLeod may make his 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs debut on Wednesday night.

He didn't play in the first round, but skated on the fourth line during Nashville's morning session. If McLeod does play then forward Harry Zolnierczyk will be scratched to give the Predators a tougher lineup.
Apr 26 - 3:22 PM

Cody McLeod, Miikka Salomaki and Anthony Bitetto are expected to be scratched for Game 4 against Chicago on Thursday.

None of them has played in postseason yet, so the decision to sit them again isn't surprising.
Apr 20 - 6:42 PM

Cody McLeod, Miikka Salomaki and PA Parenteau are each scratched in Game 2 against Chicago on Saturday.

Of the three, only McLeod put up a modicum of fantasy value this season with five points, 93 PIMs and 100 hits in 38 games. Salomaki missed most of the season due to an injury but managed five games with the Predators. Parenteau has one assist in eight games with Nashville.
Source: NHL.com
Apr 15 - 9:20 PM

Cody McLeod is projected to be scratched against the Jets on Saturday.

The rugged winger has picked up four goals and five points along with 93 PIMs and 100 hits in just 30 games with the Predators this season.
Apr 8 - 3:50 PM

Cody McLeod has been scratched against the Stars on Thursday.

McLeod has picked up four goals and five points along with 93 PIMs and 100 hits in just 30 games with the Predators this season.
Apr 6 - 7:09 PM

Cody McLeod will return to the lineup on Thursday for the Predators against the Canadiens.

The pugilistic veteran winger has been out since Feb. 11th. In 13 games for the Preds since coming over from the Avalanche he's posted three goals and four points along with 30 PIMs and 43 hits.
Mar 2 - 1:17 PM

Cody McLeod (lower body) skated Thursday morning.

That's a positive side for the veteran winger. He won't play Thursday against Colorado, and is still considered day-to-day.
Feb 23 - 7:03 PM

Cody McLeod has been placed on I/R with a lower body injury on Sunday, and is considered day-to-day.

Through 41 games thus far he has posted five points with 82 PIMs and 93 hits. He's spent 13 games in a Predators uniform this season, scoring four points with 30 PIMs and 43 hits.
Feb 12 - 5:43 PM

Cody McLeod scored a goal against Buffalo on Tuesday night.

He also dropped the gloves with Marcus Foligno and compiled five hits in just 8:40 of ice time. McLeod has two goals and 19 PIMs in six games with Nashville this season. He is tied with Anaheim's Jared Boll for the most major penalties in the league with 11 apiece.
Jan 25 - 12:00 PM

Cody McLeod had quite the debut for the Predators during Saturday's 3-2 win over the Avalanche.

Not only was it his Preds debut, it was his first game against the only other club he's ever known - and he scored! He also fought Jarome Iginla, leaving him just a helper shy of the Gordie Howe hat trick. McLeod now has two goals and 57 PIMs this season.
Jan 14 - 6:18 PM

Cody McLeod will make his Predators debut against the only team he knew prior, the Avalanche.

The veteran winger will skate to the right of Derek Grant and Calle Jarnkrok on Nashville's fourth line. Through 28 games he has 50 hits and 52 PIMs, making him a valuable piece to anyone needing a boost in the physical department.
Jan 14 - 12:58 PM

The Nashville Predators have acquired Cody McLeod from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for Felix Girard.

McLeod has a goal and 52 penalty minutes in 28 contests this season. He's a veteran enforcer that will bolster the Predators' fourth line, but shouldn't be counted on to do more than that. He comes with a $1,333,333 annual cap hit through 2017-18, but the Avalanche will be covering 40% of his salary and cap cost.
Jan 13 - 11:54 AM

Cody McLeod wishes he had a bigger role with the Avalanche.

"Hundred percent, hands down," McLeod said. "We’re professionals and it’s a privilege to play in the NHL. But I feel like I can still play and contribute more than what I’m getting right now. It’s more frustrating that we’re losing, and the way we’re losing hockey games. I wish I was more part of it." McLeod has been dressed for just 24 of 36 games so far and when he has played he's logged just 5:56 minutes per contest. He has a goal and 45 penalty minutes this season.
Source: Denver Post
Jan 2 - 10:38 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Ryan Johansen
2Mike Fisher
3Calle Jarnkrok
4Colton Sissons
5Vernon Fiddler
6Frederick Gaudreau
LW1Colin Wilson
2Kevin Fiala
3Pontus Aberg
4Austin Watson
5Cody McLeod
6Harry Zolnierczyk
RW1Filip Forsberg
2Viktor Arvidsson
3James Neal
4P. A. Parenteau
5Craig Smith
6Miikka Salomaki
D1P.K. Subban
2Roman Josi
3Ryan Ellis
4Mattias Ekholm
5Anthony Bitetto
6Matt Irwin
7Yannick Weber
8Brad Hunt
G1Pekka Rinne
2Juuse Saros
3Marek Mazanec