Monday, December 17, 2018
Andrew Ladd was born in Maple Ridge, BC and played much of his amateur career in Coquitlam with the Junior B Buckaroos and the Junior A Express. In 2003, Ladd went to play for the Calgary Hitman of the Western Hockey League (WHL), and was drafted fourth overall in the summer of 2004 by the Carolina Hurricanes.
Ladd won a Stanley Cup with the Hurricanes in his rookie season, a trophy he would win again in 2010 with the Chicago Blackhawks.
Andrew Ladd has represented Canada internationally on four (4) occasions, and has won World Championship gold.
Andrew Ladd and his wife have created the Ladd foundation, that benefits the wellbeing of youth, with a focus on disabilities, illness and mental health.