Peter LeBlanc
Peter LeBlanc
Center
NUMBER: 72
HEIGHT: 5' 9"
WEIGHT: 195
SHOOTS: Left
BIRTHDATE: 02/03/1988
AGE: 26
BIRTHPLACE: Hamilton, ON, CAN
DRAFTED: CHI: 2006-186 overall
2008-09:
-Ranked third on the University of New Hampshire (Hockey East) with 14 goals and tied for third with 30 points, both career highs, during his junior year … Ranked fourth with 16 assists and accrued eight penalty minutes while appearing in all 38 tilts … Helped the club reach the NCAA Northeast Regional Final … Tallied two goals, including the overtime-winner, in UNH’s 6-5 win over North Dakota in the NCAA Northeast Regional Semifinal on March 28.
CAREER:

2008-09:
Ranked third on the University of New Hampshire (Hockey East) with 14 goals and tied for third with 30 points, both career highs, during his junior year … Ranked fourth with 16 assists and accrued eight penalty minutes while appearing in all 38 tilts … Helped the club reach the NCAA Northeast Regional Final … Tallied two goals, including the overtime-winner, in UNH’s 6-5 win over North Dakota in the NCAA Northeast Regional Semifinal on March 28.

2007-08:
Played in 37 of 38 games … Recorded a career-high 15 points (five goals, 10 assists) for the ‘Cats ... Had two games with multiple points ... Netted goals Oct. 27 against Colorado College, Nov. 3 against Northeastern, Nov. 16 against Northeastern, Dec. 16 against Maine ... Scored his final goal March 7 in a win against Vermont, which helped the Wildcats to capture a program-best 19th win in Hockey East ... Four of LeBlanc’s five goals came during conference play.

2006-07: In his freshman campaign, was the only Wildcat to skate in all 39 games ... Tallied one goal and four assists for five points ... In the first game of the season against Colorado College, was credited with his first assist as a Wildcat ...  Scored the game winning goal, his first career goal for UNH, against UMass Jan. 19 ... Ranked fifth on the team with a .476 faceoff percentage.

Before UNH: Skated with Hamilton Red Wings on the Ontario Provincial Junior Hockey League (OPJHL) from 2004-06  ... Tallied 10 goals and 12 assists for 22 points in 20 games in 2005-2006 and 14-22-36 in 49 games in 2004-2005 ... He earned OPJHL Rookie of the Year honors with the Red Wings in ‘04-05 and was invited to the CJAHL All-Star game in 2006.

Career Milestones: Career high: two points twice; First assist: Oct. 20, 2006 against Colorado College; First goal: Jan. 19, 2007 against UMass.

Personal: Born in Hamilton, Ontario on February 3, 1988 to Barbara and James LeBlanc ... major is undecided ... Shoots left ... Lists his favorite athletes as Steve Yzerman and Mario Lemieux.