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Happy Birthday, David Legwand

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DETROIT MI - OCTOBER 30:  David Legwand #11 of the Nashville Predators skates after a loose puck in a game against the Detroit Red Wings on October 30 2010 at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit Michigan. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)
DETROIT MI - OCTOBER 30: David Legwand #11 of the Nashville Predators skates after a loose puck in a game against the Detroit Red Wings on October 30 2010 at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit Michigan. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)
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Just as we wished the Captain a Happy Birthday three days ago, it's time to light the candles on the cake for the longest-serving player in Nashville Predators history, David Legwand, who turns 32. Just check out the list of franchise career leaders over at Hockey-Reference.com, and he's atop the leaderboard in a number of categories:

  • Games Played (846)
  • Goals (188), Assists (313), Total Points (501) - Nice... 501 Broadway, 501 points!
  • Short-handed Goals (10, second behind Greg Johnson)
  • Game-Winning Goals (37)

So give it up for Leggy, a guy who has settled into a nice career as one of the core players on a consistently competitive team year-in, year-out. Kick back and enjoy a few highlights from #11 (trust me, it's worth hanging in there for all of them):


My question to you this morning is... how high might Legwand's career numbers climb? Does he have a shot at milestone achievements such as 300 goals, or 1,000 points?