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Lighthouse Hockey Jul 18, 2015

Islanders News: Louis, Louis; Seattle Unsound; House of Wax

Terrifying. Islanders links Former Habs first rounder Louis Leblanc is on board on a one-year two way contract, most likely for AHL depth. [LHH | PHT says he wasn't qualified by the Ducks, whom he was traded to in 2014, making him a free agent.] Elsewhere Looks like Seattle won't be bidding on an NHL team when the deadline rolls around next week. [Seattle Times] Duncan Keith talks frankly about a tough year in which we when through a divorce and some harmful rumors. [Puck Daddy] T.J. Oshie makes good with the fan who was freaked out by his trade to the Capitals....
Lighthouse Hockey Jul 17, 2015

Leblanc Slate: Islanders sign former first rounder Louis Leblanc to two-way deal

Sure. Why not? Hm. Well, that was unexpected. The Islanders announced this afternoon that they have agreed to terms with 2009 first round pick Louis Leblanc on a one-year two-way deal. Leblanc was selected 18th overall by the Canadiens in 2009 (I forgot who the Islanders took that year) after being ranked at about that spot by Bob McKenzie and even higher by ISS. Leblanc played 50 games over two seasons with the Habs, but never was able to crack their line-up as a regular. He has spent time at Harvard, the QMJHL, the USHL and primarily Hamilton of the AHL, where his early promising play...

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