• 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.
LEBLANC HAILED FOR WORK ETHIC AND SKILLS
Backhand to forehand
"Stick in the air"
Snoop Dogg’s reality show
Pump up song:
“Disturbia” by Rihanna
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