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Louis Leblanc

North American Skater - Omaha, USHL
Final Rank:13Midterm Rank:18
Position:CenterShoots:Right
Height:6' 0"Weight:178
Born:January 26, 1991
Born in:Pointe-Claire, QC, CAN
Drafted: 2009: MTL (1st Round / 18th Overall)  Montréal Canadiens
• Leblanc was named the United States Hockey League Rookie of the Year in 2008-09 after leading Omaha in points (59) and finishing tied for eighth among USHL skaters in goals (28).

• He has committed to attend Harvard University in the fall of 2009.

• The Kirkland, Quebec product played for Team Canada at the 2008 Under-18 Ivan Hlinka Memorial tournament scoring three goals (3-2-5), helping Canada win gold.

• Leblanc was a member of Team Quebec at the 2008 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge and the 2007 Canada Winter Games.

• Prior to joining the USHL, he played for the Lac St. Louis Lions, leading the Quebec Midget AAA Hockey League in goals (54) and points (91) in 2007-08.

• He played most of his minor hockey with the Lakeshore Minor Hockey and started skating when he was three with his dad.

• Credits his parents and minor hockey coaches Karel Svoboda, Danny Dupont and Raz Saltarelli as having had the most influence on his career.

• If he could be a celebrity for a day he would choose Alex Ovechkin and the best all-time gift he has received was his first one piece hockey stick.

NEWS ARTICLES

LEBLANC HAILED FOR WORK ETHIC AND SKILLS


FAVORITES


NHL Team: Montreal Canadiens
NHL Player: Mike Richards
Shootout move: Backhand to forehand
Goal celebration: "Stick in the air"
Video game: NHL ‘09
Movie: Ace Ventura
Reality Show: Snoop Dogg’s reality show
Actor: Jim Carey
Cartoon: Simpsons
Website: NHL.com
Pump up song: “Disturbia” by Rihanna
Restaurant: Ferreira
Sport (other than hockey): Football
Place to visit: Dubai
Snack: Apple
Superhero: Superman

STATISTICS

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2008-2009OMAHAUSHL6028315978