Nick Leddy, Chicago Blackhawks Capture Stanley Cup

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Gopher Hockey and the University of Minnesota athletic department would like to congratulate former Gopher Nick Leddy and the Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks!

Leddy and the Blackhawks endured a thrilling six-game series against the Boston Bruins in this year's Stanley Cup Final including three overtime battles to win the series 4-2.

Game One (CHI 4-3, 3OT) | Game Two (BOS 2-1, OT) | Game Three (BOS 2-0)

Game Four (CHI 6-5, OT) | Game Five (CHI 3-1) | Game Six (CHI 3-2)

In 2012-13, Leddy appeared in all 48 regular-season games and all 23 playoff games for the Blackhawk. The defenseman tallied a career-high six goals, totaled 20 points for season and was a plus-19 - the Eden Prairie native's highest rating in a three-year professional career.

Leddy is the ninth Gophers alum to win the Stanley Cup and the first to do so since Alex Goligoski in 2009 with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Gophers on the Stanley Cup
Year Player Team
1977 Mike Polich Montreal
1991 Frank Pietrangelo Pittsburgh
1991 Bob Johnson (Coach) Pittsburgh
1992 Bob Johnson (Coach) Pittsburgh
1995 Tom Chorske New Jersey
1995 Neal Broten New Jersey
1995 Chris McAlpine New Jersey
2004 Ben Clymer Tampa Bay
2009 Alex Goligoski Pittsburgh
2013 Nick Leddy Chicago

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