July 29, 2010

LeBLANC SIGNS WITH ROCKFORD ICEHOGS OF AHL

Courtesy of IceHogs.com
Rockford, Ill.-
The Rockford IceHogs, members of the American Hockey League, have signed center Peter LeBlanc to an AHL/ECHL contract, Chicago Blackhawks General Manager of Minor League Affiliations Mark Bernard announced July 26.

LeBlanc joins the IceHogs after skating four seasons at the University of New Hampshire (NCAA). In 2009-10, the 5-foot, 10-inch, 175 pound center tallied 14 goals and posted career highs in assists (21) and points (35).

"Peter is taking his next step after a successful collegiate career," Bernard said. "We are looking forward to working with him over the next season and assessing his development over this time."

A native of Hamilton, Ontario, LeBlanc appeared in 153 college contests, tallying 32 goals and 51 assists.

LeBlanc was selected by the Chicago Blackhawks 186th overall (Round 7) of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.

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