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Jay Leach
Jay Leach
Defenseman
Number: 38
Height: 6' 5"
Weight: 220
Shoots: Left
Born: Sep 2, 1979
Birthplace: Syracuse, NY, United States
Drafted: PHX / 1998 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 5th (115th overall)

Played in 7 straight...Made Devils' 2010-11 debut Mar. 26 at Buf.;  became 20th player to be re-acquired and see action with NJ...Was recalled Mar. 26 from Albany (AHL) under emer. conditions;  had 1g-3a-4pts and 8 PIM in 16 games...Was assigned to Alb. Feb. 17...DND two games Feb. 11-16; was recalled from Alb. Feb. 11 under emer. conditions...Wears no. 33 after being assigned no. 2 and wearing 28/25 in past stints with NJ...Appeared in 50 games with Worcester (AHL), had 1g-4a-5pts and 45 PIM...2009-10:  Skated in 35 NHL contests;  28 with SJ/7 with Mtl...Scored his first career NHL goal (EN) on Mar. 11 with SJ vs. Nsh...Claimed off waivers from Mtl. by SJ on Dec. 1;  had 5 PIM in 7 games with Mtl...Was claimed by Mtl. on re-entry waivers from NJ, Nov. 6...Was assigned to Lowell (AHL) on Sep. 30...Started year with NJD org.;  posted 3a in 12 games with Low...Saw action with NJD in 2008-09, had 1a and 21 PIM in 24 games;  scored first career NHL point with assist Nov. 23, 2008 at TB.