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David Legwand | Center

Team: Ottawa Senators
Age / DOB:  (34) / 8/17/1980
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 205
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David Legwand could be dealt by the Senators prior to the trade deadline.
"I've got to talk to Bryan to see what's going on here in the next couple of weeks and we'll go from there," Legwand said Monday. "Nothing has been said, so I have no idea." He signed a two-year, $6 million contract to play in Ottawa last summer. Legwand has seven goals and 21 points 49 games this season. Feb 10 - 8:56 AM

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Look for David Legwand to return to the Ottawa lineup against Phoenix Saturday afternoon.

He had been a healthy scratch for the Sens' last two games but is needed due to Alex Chiasson's injury. Legwand does not have any real fantasy value.
Jan 31 - 11:41 AM

David Legwand, Patrick Wiercioch and Mark Borowiecki are scratches in Thursday's game against Dallas.

Legwand has now been scratched in back-to-back games. The 34-year-old signed with the Senators' as a free-agent last off-season. He has seven goals and 19 points in 45 games this season.
Jan 29 - 7:46 PM

David Legwand will be a healthy scratch for the Senators Wednesday against Toronto.

As some expected earlier today, Legwand will find himself a healthy scratch for the first time this season. Curtis Lazar will take his spot in the lineup. Legwand has seven goals and 12 assists in 45 games this year but now finds himself in head coach Dave Cameron's doghouse.
Jan 21 - 6:49 PM

David Legwand scored his third goal in his past five games Sunday.

The veteran forward has been hot of late with five points in his past six contests. The scoring surge has boosted him to 11 points in 27 appearances this campaign.
Mon, Dec 8, 2014 11:03:00 AM

David Legwand played in his 1000th NHL game on Saturday.

The Senators lost to Tampa Bay 4-1 and Legwand scored Ottawa's only goal. The 34-year-old has scored 217 goals and 585 points in his career. He has eight points in 23 games in 2014-15.
Sun, Nov 30, 2014 11:53:00 AM

David Legwand lit the lamp for the Senators on Saturday night in their 4-1 loss to the Lightning.

Legwand scored a power-play marker with 1:47 in the first period. Typically around 40-point scorer, Legwand has seen his offense slip this season, with just three goals and eight points in 23 games. Erik Karlsson and Kyle Turris set up the goal.
Sat, Nov 29, 2014 10:21:00 PM

David Legwand is projected to play between Mika Zibanejad and Bobby Ryan on Thursday night.

The Senators will be hosting Legwand's former team, the Nashville Predators, in the contest. He has notched just two goals and six points in 17 games this season.
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 09:42:00 AM

David Legwand pitched in a goal and an assist in Ottawa's 5-3 win over Colorado on Thursday night, his first two points as a Senator.

Legwand's goal in the second period helped spur a Sens comeback, as they trailed 3-1 early on. His assist in the third period helped seal the deal, as the newcomer got a much needed boost from his scorecard success on Thursday.
Fri, Oct 17, 2014 12:30:00 AM

David Legwand will be back in Nashville on Thursday for the first time since he was dealt to Detroit last March.

"It's weird going back," said Legwand, who will be making his debut in an Ottawa uniform. "Getting traded at 2 p.m. EST, I think I was out of there at 7 p.m., and I haven't been back since. It's interesting. It's kind of a chapter that is over in our lives and we've moved on." The Senators like his versatility and he could have interesting roles to start the year, as the top center on the power play and as a third-line pivot during even strength situations.
Source: Ottawa Sun
Wed, Oct 8, 2014 09:22:00 AM

David Legwand is adjusting to playing in a hockey market and it's still just the off-season.

"It's exciting, it's something new, something different and I'm getting used to it," said Legwand, who spent the first 14 seasons of his NHL career in Nashville. "Being in Ontario, being in a hockey market, being in a hockey place is always exciting. It's something that I haven't really experienced before. It's fun." The spotlight will intensify next week when training camps open. Legwand is expected to chip in some secondary offense after signing with the Senators in the summer.
Mon, Sep 8, 2014 11:56:00 AM

The signing of David Legwand should take away some pressure from Kyle Turris and Mika Zibanejad.

Legwand believes he can serve as the team's second-line center and GM Bryan Murray likes his versatility. "David is a good veteran center, a guy who skates pretty well and gets up and down the ice," Murray said in an audio statement. "He's an experienced guy who can fit in either at the top or bottom of the lineup. He has been a captain and a leader, so we know we're getting a good person." Legwand generated 14 goals and 51 points in 83 games between Nashville and Detroit last campaign.
Sat, Jul 5, 2014 01:25:00 PM

There is a chance that newly-signed center David Legwand could play alongside winger Bobby Ryan this upcoming season.

Clarke MacArthur, the Sens' other natural left winger has developed chemistry with top pivot Kyle Turris, so it seems logical that the club's other top port-sider would line up with Legwand, who is slated to be Ottawa's second-line center. Although neither is a star, the Legwand-Ryan duo could be surprisingly effective.
Sat, Jul 5, 2014 10:05:00 AM

The Ottawa Senators have signed David Legwand to a two-year, $6 million contract.

Legwand had 14 goals and 51 points in 83 games with Detroit and Nashville last season. He can't hope to fill the void left by Jason Spezza, but he is a solid top-two center and is actually something of a bargain at that price. He will earn $2.5 million next season and $3.5 million in 2015-16.
Fri, Jul 4, 2014 02:07:00 PM

David Legwand remains a coveted commodity on the NHL unrestricted free agent market despite having not signed a deal in the initial 36-hour frenzy.

Legwand is a bulky and experienced two-way center, and although his offensive numbers are not anything to rave about, the 33 year-old veteran plays responsible defense and still notched 51 points last season. TSN’s Aaron Ward reports 8-10 teams are interested in Legwand’s services, while the Maple Leafs are scrambling to replace Dave Bolland and Jay McClement, who both signed elsewhere.
Source: Aaron Ward
Wed, Jul 2, 2014 08:29:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Kyle Turris
2Mika Zibanejad
3David Legwand
4Zack Smith
5Curtis Lazar
6Jean-Gabriel Pageau
LW1Clarke MacArthur
2Mike Hoffman
3Milan Michalek
4Colin Greening
5Matt Puempel
RW1Bobby Ryan
2Mark Stone
3Alex Chiasson
4Chris Neil
5Erik Condra
D1Erik Karlsson
2Marc Methot
3Jared Cowen
4Mark Borowiecki
5Cody Ceci
6Patrick Wiercioch
7Chris Phillips
8Eric Gryba
G1Craig Anderson
2Robin Lehner
3Andrew Hammond
4Chris Driedger