Panthers On The Block: Jordan Leopold
Throughout the Olympic break, Panthers On The Block will focus on Florida players nearing the end of their contracts or those who've garnered attention from the rumor mill since ownership declared "no one is safe".
#44 / Defenseman / Florida Panthers
Aug 03, 1980
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How acquired: via trade with CAL (06/27/09; Leopold andFlames
' 3rd round pick in 2009 [Josh Birkholz] in exchange forJay Bouwmeester
). Re-signed with Florida to one-year deal, 07/01/09.Current salary/cap hit: $1.75M / 1.75M.
2009-10 season notes: (2) goals below career-high. Game-winning goals tie career-high (1). Currently ranks third in scoring among FLA defensemen (McCabe, Seidenberg). Had two 3-game point streaks (Oct. 28th through Oct. 31st and Dec.16th through Dec. 19th).
Leopold: Re-sign or deal him?