2013 Rookie Tournament: Hobbs hoping to catch on with Senators' organization
Rookie tournaments are generally a place for firsts, from first-rounders to a variety of young players getting their initial taste of professional-level competition. But for some, including 24-year-old Danny Hobbs, they can also represent second chances.
Hobbs was drafted in the seventh round of the 2007 NHL Draft (198th overall) by the New York Rangers. After completing a four-year collegiate career, he signed an AHL deal with the Connecticut Whale, but never got into an AHL game.
While his participation at this year’s Toronto Maple Leafs’ rookie camp marks a new beginning for him within the Ottawa Senators’ organization, he comes to it with something a lot of players participating don’t have — experience.… read more