Andrew Ladd

Andrew Ladd

Andrew Ladd (born December 12, 1985) is a Canadian professional ice hockey winger and captain of the Winnipeg Jets of the National Hockey League (NHL).

About Andrew Ladd

Andrew Ladd (born December 12, 1985) is a Canadian professional ice hockey winger and captain of the Winnipeg Jets of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was originally drafted in 2004 by the Carolina Hurricanes and won the Stanley Cup with them in 2006. He won the Stanley Cup a second time in 2010 with the Chicago Blackhawks. On October 4, 2012, he signed a deal with Avangard Omsk of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). However, according to an article in the October 5, 2012 edition of the Winnipeg Free Press, it was confirmed that Ladd later changed his mind and had chosen to remain in Canada with his pregnant wife. Ladd began his junior hockey career in the Junior A British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL) with the Coquitlam Express. He then progressed to the major junior Western Hockey League (WHL) with the Calgary Hitmen after being traded from the Vancouver Giants for Jamison Orr.