posted on Mar, 3 2004 @ 07:41 PM
Hard to keep up with all of the Rangers trades.
Brian Leetch helped the New York Rangers end their Stanley Cup drought a decade ago and the Toronto Maple Leafs are hoping he can do the same for
The Maple Leafs acquired the two-time Norris Trophy winner and a conditional draft pick Wednesday for defenseman Max Kondratiev, center Jarkko
Immonen, a 2004 first-round draft pick and a 2005 second-rounder.
Leetch, 36, has played 57 games for the New York Rangers this season collecting 36 points (13 goals, 23 assists) with 24 penalty minutes. He ranks
fifth in the NHL in average ice time (26:14) and 10th among NHL defensemen in points. Leetch leads the team in power-play points (19) and average ice
time as well as leading all team defensemen in goals, assists, points and shots (165).
The native of Corpus Christi, Texas has captured the James Norris Memorial Trophy on two occasions (1992, 1997), the Calder Memorial Trophy in 1989
and the Conn Smythe Trophy in 1994. He has been named to the NHL First All-Star Team twice (1992, 1997) and to the NHL Second All-Star Team three
times (1991, 1994, 1996). Leetch was named to the NHL All-Rookie Team in 1989 and has played in nine NHL All-Star Games (1990, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996,
1997, 1998, 2001, 2002). He won the Stanley Cup with the New York Rangers in 1994.
The Rangers are CLEANING HOUSE!!!