LaDue climbing the ladder towards NHL career
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10-06-2012, 09:15 AM
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During the 2010-11 season, defenseman Paul LaDue was playing for the Alexandria Blizzard of the North American Hockey League, a Tier II junior league known more for producing players for the NCAA rather than the NHL. Just a year later, on June 23rd of this year, he heard his name called at the NHL Draft in Pittsburgh.
“He’s a perfect example of what this league is about,” says his current coach, Chad Johnson of the USHL’s Lincoln Stars, “coming in and developing.”
LaDue won a state championship at Grand Forks (ND) Central High School during his junior year and spent a year in Alexandria, MN before joining the Stars.…
Looking forward to seeing him in a UND sweater. Always nice when North Dakota natives play for the home state team.
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