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Ville Leino

Ville Leino  #23

Left Wing
NUMBER: 23 BIRTHDATE: October 6, 1983
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Savonlinna, Finland
WEIGHT: 182
Shoots: Left
Signed as a free agent by Detroit, May 10, 2008. Traded to Philadelpia by Detroit for Ole-Kristian Tollefsen and Philadelphia's 5th round choice (Mattias Backman) in 2011 Entry Draft, February 6, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Buffalo, July 1, 2011. Missed majority of 2012-13 due to recurring hip injury.
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[He's] real confident with the puck now, getting it off his stick quick and no second-guessing. We need that. He's such a good guy in the room. He works so hard. That's the big thing. For not a big man, he just fights for every puck and when he scores, the guys appreciate that even more.

— Winnipeg Jets coach Paul Maurice on Mathieu Perreault, who scored two goals in win against Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday