Andrew Ladd RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jets trade Andrew Ladd to Blackhawks

    The Score "The Winnipeg Jets have traded captain Andrew Ladd back to the Chicago Blackhawks, TSN's Darren Dreger reports. Chicago will part with forward Marko Dano, a first-round draft pick, and a conditional draft selection in exchange for Ladd, as well as defenseman Jay Harrison and forward Matt..." February 26

  • Report: Panthers 'cooling' on Ladd as Jets seek 1st-rounder, top prospect

    The Score "The Florida Panthers could use a boost up front, but the price to land one of the biggest potential trade-deadline commodities may be too steep. The Panthers are "cooling" in their pursuit of Winnipeg Jets forward Andrew Ladd because the Jets are seeking a first-round draft pick and a top..." February 25

  • Jets still weighing options when it comes to Ladd

    ESPN "Sources have told that Winnipeg Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff has been talking to teams over the past week about captain Andrew Ladd to see what the return would be for the pending unrestricted free-agent winger as Cheveldayoff continues to debate what to do with him. So, a two-pronged..." February 24

  • Jets' Ladd 'sad' ahead of possible last home game, still hasn't received offer

    The Score "As the Feb. 29 trade deadline draws closer, Andrew Ladd's future has become both clearer and murkier. The Winnipeg Jets captain said Tuesday he has yet to receive a contract extension offer from the club, according to the Winnipeg Sun's Ken Wiebe, and also reiterated his desire to be a Jet for..." February 23

  • At least one team has offered a first-round pick and a prospect for Andrew Ladd

    Pro Hockey Talk "We’re just over a week away from the NHL’s trade deadline and things are starting to heat up. According to TSN’s Gary Lawless, the Winnipeg Jets have received at least one offer for captain Andrew Ladd. From what Lawless has gathered, the offer included a first-round pick and a..." February 22

  • Why the Jets should trade Andrew Ladd rather than sign him

    Sportsnet "The Winnipeg Jets are facing a tough decision right now. With Dustin Byfuglien signed, the Jets now need to make a decision on how much they’re willing to spend on Andrew Ladd. The Jets are a budget team by necessity, but losing their team captain, who by most accounts seems to want to stay in..." February 19

  • Jets will take one more crack at re-signing Andrew Ladd

    Hardball Talk "Jets captain Andrew Ladd still doesn’t have a contract for next season and with the Feb. 29 trade deadline approaching, something’s gonna have to give. According to TSN’s Gary Lawless, the Winnipeg Jets will make one last push to sign the forward before making him available on the trade..." February 13

  • With Byfuglien sticking in Winnipeg, Kings ‘may now turn their attention’ to Ladd

    Pro Hockey Talk "Maybe Dean Lombardi and Kevin Cheveldayoff still have something to discuss after all. Sure, those Dustin Byfuglien-to-Los Angeles rumors are now dead — On Monday, Big Buff signed a five-year, $38 million extension with the Jets — but a new rumor has emerged, one that suggests the Kings are..." February 10

  • Jets more likely to deal Ladd than Byfuglien

    The Score "This town ain't big enough for the both of them. As trade deadline day inches closer, it's become evident the Winnipeg Jets will provide the biggest grab, regardless of who it is. According to Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun, three league executives believe the Jets will retain only one of..." February 07

  • Jets, Byfuglien continue to talk; Ladd situation quieter

    Sportsnet "As the NHL trade deadline quickly approaches, the Winnipeg Jets are trying to come to terms on an extension with star defenceman Dustin Byfuglien. According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, there has been “a lot of conversation between the two sides” lately. Byfuglien, who has said he’d..." February 07

  • Jets coach sits Ladd late in loss to Stars: 'I had the guys I wanted on'

    The Score "Is Andrew Ladd's time with the Winnipeg Jets nearing an end? The team's captain remained on the bench as an extra skater took to the ice in the dying seconds of Monday's loss to the Dallas Stars, and head coach Paul Maurice gave a rather straightforward explanation for the decision Ladd saw..." February 03

  • Report: Panthers, Canucks potential suitors if Andrew Ladd goes on trading block

    The Score "If the Winnipeg Jets do expose their captain to the open market, it appears as though Andrew Ladd will have suitors. NBC's Darren Dreger reported Wednesday that the Florida Panthers would have interest in the pending free agent, as well as perhaps the Vancouver Canucks. Being an experienced,..." January 28

  • Andrew Ladd on if he’ll re-sign with Jets: ‘I don’t know’

    Sportsnet "Over the weekend, Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman reported on Hockey Night in Canada that the Winnipeg Jets were “going to take a real run” at re-signing defenceman Dustin Byfuglien, even though a number of NHL teams were inquiring about his availability in a trade. If the team is focusing its..." January 26

  • It’s time for the Jets to trade Ladd

    TSN "Purgatory for Andrew Ladd has turned into hell for the Winnipeg Jets. There needs to be resolution regarding Ladd and his future for the Jets to move forward. Really, these flames are licking at everyone involved; Ladd, his teammates and Jets management. The team is a mess on the ice,..." January 25

  • Jets, Ladd working on 6-year deal

    The Score "It looks like Andrew Ladd won't be leaving the Winnipeg Jets any time soon. Currently negotiating a contract extension, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports the team and its captain have agreed on a six-year term, but the sides still have ground to cover regarding dollar figures. "On..." December 15

  • Three Jets asking for combined $152 million: report "Winnipeg Jets forward Andrew Ladd and defensemen Dustin Byfuglien and Jacob Trouba have requested contracts that add up to more than $152 million, the Winnipeg Free Press reported Monday. According to the report, Ladd, who is the Jets captain, has asked for a six-year contract worth at least..." December 15

  • Contract negotiations between Jets and Andrew Ladd stagnate

    Winnipeg Free Press "Andrew Ladd is a proud man. It’s a big part of what makes him the hockey player he is. And while his words say it’s all business, the fact he’s even willing to discuss his contract status right now reveals it’s become personal to him. I approached Ladd following Thursday’s morning skate..." October 01

  • Jets seem hesitant to lock up Byfuglien, Ladd

    Pro Hockey Talk "True to form, Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff was careful not to show his hand when asked yesterday about the futures of pending unrestricted free agents Dustin Byfuglien and Andrew Ladd. “At different points and times, you try to move the process along,” Cheveldayoff told the Winnipeg Sun...." September 10

  • Healthy Ladd says Jets can't be satisfied with playoffs "Winnipeg Jets captain Andrew Ladd's recovery from offseason surgery to repair a sports hernia is going so well that he's been back on the ice for two weeks. "I feel good," Ladd told the Winnipeg Free Press from his summer home in British Columbia on Tuesday. "I've skated the last couple of..." August 19

  • Jets captain Andrew Ladd recovering after surgery for sports hernia

    Winnipeg Sun "Andrew Ladd had his sports hernia surgery in St. Louis today, and the Winnipeg Jets say it was a success. “Ladd is expected to make a full recovery and be ready for training camp in September,” a team release said. The Jets captain previously said he played through the injury much of the..." May 09

  • Ladd says 'favourite' result of bad hands

    Winnipeg Free Press "Another summer Twitter tempest has erupted among the most ardent of Jets Nation, this time concerning team captain Andrew Ladd. Ladd said Tuesday he did favourite a tweet by accident, one posted overnight Monday by a Jets fan critical of the off-season the NHL team is having. When the matter..." August 21

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  • Little, Ladd and Wheeler tuning up for another productive campaign

    Winnipeg Free Press "They carried the mail to most corners of their 48-game season in 2013 emerging with more first-line characteristics than ever before. So how much more of a tune-up do Bryan Little and wingers Andrew Ladd and Blake Wheeler need before the new NHL season begins Tuesday in Edmonton? The Jets..." September 26

  • Ladd noticing youth influx

    Winnipeg Free Press "ONE week and three exhibition games (1-1-1) into training camp Jets captain Andrew Ladd was asked Wednesday what he's learned so far about the 2013-14 edition of the team. "I think we've learned that we have a lot of younger guys we can look for and they're going to push to get playing time and..." September 19

  • Ladd, Richards, Couture named 'Three Stars' of week "Winnipeg Jets left wing Andrew Ladd, New York Rangers center Brad Richards and San Jose Sharks center Logan Couture have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending April 21. Ladd led the NHL with eight points and six assists in three games to help the Jets pick up five out of a..." April 22

  • Leadership of Ladd again is the key

    Winnipeg Free Press "They needed him in the start. They needed him in the middle. They needed him in the end. Andrew Ladd was there each and every time. He's your captain. He's your best player. In many ways, he's the Winnipeg Jets. Ladd got his Jets on the board first, helped on his team's second goal, scored..." April 17

  • Ladd leads by example

    Winnipeg Sun "At times this season, Andrew Ladd’s leadership of the Winnipeg Jets has been easy to notice, popping right off the scoresheet. Tuesday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs, in a game that had a bit of a playoff feel, the Jets’ captain and leading goal scorer only managed a secondary..." March 13

  • Jets' Andrew Ladd hopeful about NHL labour talks

    Winnipeg Sun "Like most observers, Winnipeg Jets captain Andrew Ladd sees lengthy talks between the NHL and NHLPA in New York as a positive development. "It's definitely great that they are still talking and seem to be negotiating, so I think that's a positive," Ladd said after skating with other locked out..." November 08

  • Looking around in downtime

    Winnipeg Free Press "IT'S not just a line drawn in the sand that separates the National Hockey League and the NHL Players' Association right now. No, the divide is a deep, deep trench. Although the lockout is less than a week old, the evidence is mounting that the frustration might only separate the two sides..." September 21

  • Ladd likes possibilities on offence with two large additions

    Winnipeg Free Press "IT is the kind of ringing endorsement that is expected, not an eyebrow-raising statement that will shake up the NHL neighbourhood. And so when Winnipeg Jet captain Andrew Ladd offers his two thumbs up to the additions of free agents Olli Jokinen and Alexei Ponikarovsky, the cynics out there..." July 04

  • Gold medal's the plan for Jets' Ladd at world championship

    Winnipeg Free Press "ANDREW LADD has compiled an impressive collection of hockey hardware over the last seven years -- it would certainly be the envy of many who have made the game a career -- but he wants to add one more piece in the next month. An IIHF World Hockey Championship gold medal. The Winnipeg Jets..." April 26

  • Ladd looking forward to playing in world hockey championships

    Winnipeg Free Press "Andrew Ladd will readily admit this: he loves playing hockey well into June -- especially if the season concludes with him hoisting the Stanley Cup over his head. And so for the Winnipeg Jet captain, playing in next month's IIHF World Hockey Championships will have to provide his spring fix for..." April 25

  • Ladd's a leader, no doubt about it

    Winnipeg Free Press "Andrew Ladd began leading the Winnipeg Jets before they even knew that was going to be their name and he hasn't stopped. New city, new organization, new coach and new everything could have been cause for this club to come unravelled but Ladd stepped up early and hammered a peg into the ground..." February 24

  • Ladd lacking?

    Winnipeg Sun "Andrew Ladd is his own harshest critic. If he's not doing things right, he's the first to admit it. Take his play this season, for example. "I haven't been completely happy with what I've done," the Winnipeg Jets captain said Friday. "I'm happy with the effort I've put forth but I'm..." January 07

  • Ladd feels visors are a player's choice

    Winnipeg Free Press "With the serious eye injury to Philadelphia defenceman Chris Pronger on Monday, and not long after the puck in the face suffered by Jets captain Andrew Ladd, the matter of visors is again a discussion topic in the NHL. "I think it's the player's choice, but I'd like to see players wear them,"..." October 27

  • Adrenaline rush for Ladd

    Winnipeg Free Press "He was asked about 'Swaggerville' and the local real estate market. He was quizzed for his thoughts on the new logo and if he's seen the jersey yet. Heck, if Winnipeg Jet Andrew Ladd had stood there long enough he might have been pressured for a prediction on the upcoming provincial election..." August 28

  • He just can't wait

    Winnipeg Free Press "Jets captain Andrew Ladd may be a new Winnipegger but he's like the rest of us because he can't wait for the puck to drop. "When I played in Chicago, I couldn't wait to get out on the ice to hear the crowd and feel them and their passion," said Ladd, from his home in B.C. and fresh off a..." August 12

  • Following Ladd's lead

    Winnipeg Sun "One of the newest Winnipeg Jets called his team captain, Tuesday, offering his help in relocating to the city. Injured forward Eric Fehr, a Winkler product who lives here, year-round, figured Andrew Ladd might need a hand as he prepares to move from Atlanta. Fehr got something out of the..." July 13

  • Jets send message with captain Ladd signing

    The Globe and Mail "Andrew Ladd's decision to sign a five-year, $22-million contract with the Winnipeg Jets hours before he needed to file for arbitration took one of the primary restricted free agents off the market Tuesday. Ladd was considered a priority signing for the Jets, who'd nibbled around the edges of free..." July 06

  • Captain Ladd finds a home

    Winnipeg Sun "Andrew Ladd made his first mistake as captain of the new Winnipeg Jets, Tuesday. Despite having a wedding to plan, a house to buy and a life to move, the $22-million man said the Jets first home game is hard to get off his mind these days. "To say I haven't been thinking about our first game..." July 06

  • Glad to have Ladd

    Winnipeg Free Press "They knew he wore the captain's C with the Atlanta Thrashers last season. And a quick glance at the stats told them he led the team in goals and points. So that was as good a starting point as any when the new Winnipeg Jets management began discussing where Andrew Ladd fit into their long-term..." July 06

  • We get the leader our team, city need

    Winnipeg Free Press "Maybe things like community and honour don't matter to the A-Rods and LeBrons in this era of greed gone wrong, but for a man like Andrew Ladd they weigh just as much as the gold most pro athletes chase at the cost of principle. The movie Wall Street's Gordon Gekko and his greed be damned. Less..." July 06

  • Jets make play for free agents

    Winnipeg Free Press "It's not quite the green light for Andrew Ladd and Blake Wheeler to plunk down cash for digs in Winnipeg, but they do have some hard evidence now they are held in high regard by their new bosses. The two restricted free agents received qualifying offers from the Jets on Monday, meaning the club..." June 28