[5], Rodewald, along with fellow player Brendan Leipsic were the subject of controversy after a conversation on Leipsic's Instagram account was leaked to the public on May 6, 2020. I am committed to learning from this and becoming a better person by taking time to determine how to move forward in an accountable, meaningful way. [1] He joined the club immediately on an amateur try-out in closing out the season with 1 assist in 9 games. Undrafted, Rodewald played major junior with the Regina Pats and Moose Jaw Warriors in the Western Hockey League. In the beginning of his second season playing within the Ottawa Senators AHL affiliate's in 2017–18, Rodewald signed his first NHL contract in agreeing to a two-year entry-level contract with the Senators on October 24, 2017. Rodewald and Leipsic were caught making misogynistic and derogatory remarks about the girlfriend of Oilers' forward Connor McDavid and the wife of Leipsic's former teammate Tanner Pearson. In a conversation involving his brother and Florida Panthers minor-leaguer Jack Rodewald, Leipsic commented on the physical appearances of Vancouver forward Tanner Pearson’s wife … In case you missed the news yesterday Washington Capitals forward Brendan Leipsic found himself at center of a controversy after some of his group text messages were leaked online via a friend’s Instagram story. You've played for five teams over the past five years and can't seem to find a place to stick. © Attraction Web Inc. - No copy of the content is permitted. Pretty cool... Time for some honesty, Brendan. pic.twitter.com/aZm1M2wZBk, "We will address this inexcusable conduct with the clubs and players involved.". One of the craziest rumours in the NHL doesn't actually sound so crazy. After going scoreless in 6 games, Rodewald was traded by the Senators to the Florida Panthers in exchange for the rights of Chris Wilkie on October 27, 2019. “The National Hockey League strongly condemns the misogynistic and reprehensible remarks made by players Brendan Leipsic and Jack Rodewald in a private group chat that has surfaced on social media. Jack Rodewald (born February 14, 1994) is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward who is currently an unrestricted free agent.He most recently played within the Florida Panthers organization of the National Hockey League (NHL). The NHL has censured Washington Capitals forward Brendan Leipsic and Florida Panthers prospect Jack Rodewald after leaked comments showed the pair discussing fellow players' partners and making sexualized comments about women. [4] Rodewald began the 2019–20 season in the AHL with the Belleville Senators. Leipsic, 25, is a journeyman, having played for five teams since 2015 with 16 career goals. The Panthers’ Jack Rodewald also participated in the group chat. There is no place in our League for such statements, attitudes and behavior, no … ': Russian curler Sidorova ponders 'unanswered' coronavirus questions, On the crest of a HAMMOCK: Swiss surfer finds creative way to ‘ride the waves’ while staying at home (VIDEO), The UFC's commitment to its Octagon girls may be tested to the full by coronavirus chaos, 'Medvedeva is NOT training': Agent rejects reports Russian figure skating ace is FLOUTING quarantine in Japan, 'Shocked and disappointed' US women's soccer stars' equal pay lawsuit THROWN OUT after judge said they were paid MORE than men, Mountain vs Beast: Game of Thrones giant Bjornsson & strongman Hall confirm 'heaviest boxing match in history', NFL star Earl Thomas 'held at GUNPOINT by WIFE after she catches him in bed with another woman', Mike Tyson offered $20 MILLION to become baddest bare knuckle fighter on the planet with BKB ring return. Capitals forward Brendan Leipsic and Panthers prospect Jack Rodewald were both condemned by the NHL over "misogynistic and reprehensible" comments made on social media.