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04-24-2013, 08:30 PM
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Originally Posted by needle View Post
Drew LeBlanc was the best NCAA hockey player this past year according to a trophy, why wasn't he drafted in the NHL draft, or, why didn't he make himself available for the NHL draft?
Late bloomer. Draft ages are 18-20, and he is 23. Missed an entire season (2011-12) with a bad injury. Took a 5th year in college and won the Hobey Baker. That's just how it went for him. Martin St. Louis was an undrafted college player (Vermont) and look where he has gone since then.

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