Red Wings' Kirk Maltby Welcomes Twins Landon and Leighton

10/22/2008 at 11:00 AM ET
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In better late than never news, Detroit Red Wings player Kirk Maltby and his wife Wendy welcomed fraternal twins over the summer. Baby boy Landon and baby girl Leighton were born on Thursday, July 17th. Although no further details were released, Kirk did share that the couple is adjusting to life with twins. Says Kirk,

"It’s been a lot of … not sleepless nights, but broken-sleep nights, feedings and all that fun stuff. It’s definitely double duty and double the work, but it’s fun."

Landon and Leighton join big sister Ella, 4. The pregnancy was announced after Kirk and his team accepted the Stanley Cup back in June.

To see a photo of the family posing with the Stanley Cup, click here.

Source: mlive

Thanks to CBB reader Sarah.

FILED UNDER: Births , Multiples , News

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brooklyn on

Yay! Congrats to Kirk and Wendy as well as big sister Ella!

Jess from Ohio on

Great name choices!

dee on

I have feeling Leighton is gonna become an extremely popular name. Unfortunately.

SouthernBelle on

Pretty names…is Leighton pronounced LAY-ton or LEE-ton? Either way, I like the names!

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