Drew Leblanc

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shyt
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Drew Leblanc

Post by shyt » Fri Apr 12, 2013 11:31 pm

Hermantowns Drew Leblanc wins hobey baker award
http://www.northlandsnewscenter.com/spo ... 68551.html

shyt
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Post by shyt » Sat Apr 13, 2013 1:05 am

Nhl network is now reporting he has signed with the Chicago Blackhawks as well.

Bonehead
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Post by Bonehead » Sat Apr 13, 2013 1:34 am

Congrats! I wish he could have showed why he won it yesterday.

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Post by Mite-dad » Sat Apr 13, 2013 2:21 pm

Pretty darn cool. Two Hobey winners from 1A programs from the Duluth area. Congrats to Drew. Loved watching him play at SCSU.

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Post by old goalie85 » Sat Apr 13, 2013 2:23 pm

Congrats to another Mn kid winning the Hobey. =D> =D>

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Post by Nuts&Bolts » Sat Apr 13, 2013 5:47 pm

Nice player and nice story coming back after the adversity with a serious injury.

Wallyworld
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Congrats

Post by Wallyworld » Sat Apr 13, 2013 8:32 pm

Congrats to Drew and St Cloud State.. I'm a U of M alum but you have to respect what SCSU was able to accomplish in the post-season and what Lablanc was able to do, coming back from a terrible injury. With only 13 goals (7th in nation in pts.), I wonder how much his scholar athlete of the year award played into the decision (the Hobey criteria does include "sportsmanship and scholastic achievements").. Great to see a Student-athlete be rewarded..

Just curious, anyone know what the lowest goal total for a (Forward) Hobey Baker winner is in the modern era?

P.S. I went back 15 years and there was no Forward winner with fewer than 20 goals so Leblanc is obviously a unique and unselfish player...

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grandmeadowhockeyfan
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Great player

Post by grandmeadowhockeyfan » Sun Apr 14, 2013 12:36 am

He was a fantastic athlete and loads of good character in high school with four trips to state tourney. The same character and athlete in college. That does not always happen and he left no doubt about his athleticism and ability and there is no doubt in my mind he will be a great pro player. I guarantee it. Mark my words.

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Re: Great player

Post by BodyShots » Mon Apr 15, 2013 2:59 pm

grandmeadowhockeyfan wrote:He was a fantastic athlete and loads of good character in high school with four trips to state tourney. The same character and athlete in college. That does not always happen and he left no doubt about his athleticism and ability and there is no doubt in my mind he will be a great pro player. I guarantee it. Mark my words.
There is a guarantee I won't be betting on any time soon. :roll:

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