5:38 PM EST, Tue March 03, 2015

For Senators Patrick Wiercioch, family ties put under the NHL's trade deadline pressure

ST. PAUL, Minnesota • On the day following the NHL trade deadline, hockey families were in focus. There was veteran defenceman Jordan Leopold, the newest Minnesota Wild, wiping a tear from his eye as his spoke of his 11-year-old daughter’s plea to bring her father home to Minnesota. Management of the Columbus Blue Jackets and […]
CBS Sports 10 hours ago
Video: Boomer & Carton: Jordan Leopold's daughter writes heartfelt letter

Watch: Boomer & Carton: Jordan Leopold's daughter writes heartfelt letter

Columbus Blue Jackets player Jordan Leopold's daughter Jordyn wrote an open letter pleading for her father to be trading back to his hometown team, the Minnesota Wild. Minnesota ending up acquiring him shortly before the trade deadline. Boomer and Carton

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St. Paul Pioneer Press 2 hours ago
Jordan Leopold thrilled to be back home with Wild ... and his family

Jordan Leopold thrilled to be back home with Wild ... and his family

When Jordan Leopold arrived back in Minnesota on Monday night, his family, suddenly famous thanks to a letter his 11-year-old daughter wrote, met him at the airport with "open arms," he said.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 2 hours ago

Jordan Leopold talks about daughter's letter; Chris Stewart's debut leads to Jordan Schroeder's scratch

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St. Paul Pioneer Press 6 hours ago
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Wild: Avalanche skaters fined maximum for late rough stuff

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Minneapolis Star-Tribune 18 hours ago

Leopold's daughter gets her wish

Jordan Leopold finally heads to Wild, fulfilling his daughter’s heartfelt written request
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 19 hours ago

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Here's an adorable letter Jordan Leopold's daughter apparently sent the Wild

The Wild traded for ex-Gopher Jordan Leopold today before the deadline in a move designed to bolster their defensive group. You could choose to believe that the seeds of the trade were planted during some conversation between execs with the Wild and Columbus, but WE CHOOSE TO BELIEVE IT WAS SOMETHING DIFFERENT. We’re going to believe it was all thanks to a letter Leopold’s daughter sent the Wild, apparently sometime this season, basically begging them to bring her dad home. Here’s the letter, as tweeted by KFAN: Leopold’s 11 Year old daughter wrote the @MNWild a letter pleading for...
Columbus Dispatch Mar 2, 2015

NHL trade deadline: Blue Jackets send Leopold to Wild

The Blue Jackets have traded defenseman Jordan Leopold to the Minnesota Wild for defenseman Justin Falk and a fifth-round draft pick.

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Wild seem content to stand pat at NHL trade deadline

Wild seem content to stand pat at NHL trade deadline

As the NHL's hottest team flipped the calendar to March and put to rest one of the best months in franchise history, the Minnesota Wild entered the final day before the NHL trade deadline content to stand pat and trust the players that have helped the team climb from the basement of the Western Conference into a wild-card spot.

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