|(above) Joey Leggs quarterbacks DU's power play unit|
Intro: Eye on the Future is WCH'Blog's new feature in which breaks down an individual game by an NHL prospect in-depth.
Player: Joey LaLeggia, Sophomore, Denver
Game: November 9th, 2012 at Minnesota State
Denver's Joey LaLeggia was passed over twice in the NHL Draft while playing for the Penticton Vees of the BCHL. Despite scoring well over a point per game from the blue line both years, his 5'10 180 lbs. frame likely scared off a of potential NHL teams.
Last year as a freshman at Denver, he continued to put up points, scoring 38 points, which was good for second among WCHA freshman, and third among WCHA defensemen, and was named College Hockey News' Rookie of the Year. In his final year of draft eligibility, LaLeggia was selected in the fifth round of the draft by the Edmonton Oilers [read entire article].