Cam Barker Dealt to Minnesota Wild for Johnsson, Leddy

Posted: 12th February 2010 by TAB BAMFORD in NHL
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The Cam Barker Era is OVER! The Blackhawks traded Barker to Minnesota for defenseman Kim Johnsson and the Wild's top pick in the 2009 draft, Nick Leddy. Leddy is the prize in the deal, a solid young defenseman prospect taken 16th overall in 2009, and was described  this way by Hockey's Future: "You’d be hard pressed to find a better, more complete defenseman playing in the Minnesota state high school Class A/AA league this season than the Eden Prairie native. Leddy is also one of the early favorites for this year’s Mr. Hockey Award, which recognizes the top high school player from the state of Minnesota." Listed at 5'11 and 185 pounds, Leddy joins a deep group of Hawks prospects on the blue line with Dylan Olsen and Shawn LaLonde. He was the third-ranked prospect ...

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