Andrew Ladd RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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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    Kirk Penton @PentonKirk

    Andrew Ladd is a new dad to a baby girl and won't play tonight. #NHLJets

  • 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