Despite being plagued by injuries and illness early in his collegiate career, Harvard senior defenseman Brendan Rempel is looking to have a breakout season, which could make him a highly sought free-agent for NHL teams in the spring of 2013.
Rempel missed a long period of time during his freshman season due to mono, and last year as a junior he had a nasty leg injury that kept him out over half the season. Rempel was able to battle back after spending time in the hospital and going through multiple surgeries. He is at full health now, he says.
“He certainly battled back, but to spend that much time in the hospital takes its toll,” Harvard coach Ted Donato said of Rempel.… read more