Alex Leavitt

the AHL

Alex Leavitt

Hometown:

Edmonton AB

Currently Playing In:

Pro

Birthday:

1984-01-31

Position:

C

Eligible for draft:

2002

Shoots:

Right

Drafted:

Height:

6-2

Acquired:

Signed as Free Agent

Weight:

185 lbs.

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History

Leavitt played two years at the University of Wisconsin, which ended in a well-publicized incident between Leavitt and coach Mike Eaves.

2003-04: Played for the Swift Current Broncos in the WHL. He finished the season third in team scoring and 22nd overall in league. He was also the second leading rookie scorer behind Andrew Ladd. In post season play, he was the Broncos leading scorer.

2004-05: Ended up playing less than half of the season with Swift Current before being traded to the Everett Silvertips. He went onto led the lead the Tips’ in scoring. He also led Everett in scoring during the post season.

2005-06: Made professional debut with the Alaska Aces in the ECHL. He went onto to lead the league in scoring en route to earning Rookie of the Year honors. He also earned all-ECHL first team as well as the all-rookie team honors. He was one of only three other players to lead the lead in scoring as a rookie.

2006-07: Started the season with the Texas Wildcatters in the ECHL before being  loaned to the Houston Aeros. After playing 23 games for the Aeros he was loaned to the San Antonio Rampage before the AHL’s Clear Day deadline. He played an additional 16 games for the Rampage where his presence was immediately felt. The Coyotes went on to sign the free-agent center to a two-year contract.

Talent Analysis
Leavitt is a talented playmaker.
Future
Leavitt should at least make it to the AHL in his career.