Wednesday, November 14, 2012

WCH Blog Looks At Joey LaLeggia's NHL Potential

(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].

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Why are two goddamn blogs/websites featuring Denver, and yet the Denver Post doesn't show jack shit, during this of all weeks?? Something's going on over there between the paper and DU. I guess you could argue that DU doesn't need to hype up the game for ticket sales.... but this lack of publicity is dumb. Don't know if I've ever seen this before.

Anonymous said...

NHL potential...Try watching our Captain Paul Phillips!

That guy has the heart of a black hawk and bleeds crimson and gold. He is a true PIO and his captaincy has NO limits!!!

I personally can't wait to see Joesph Laleggia and Captain Paul Phillips prep their fellow pios for a season in the trenches!

Pio Nation Respect...Word

Anonymous said...

There is only one word to describe the great Paul Phillips-Wide. That guy is a true competitor and an all-around leader. Great guy on and off the ice, and on the battlefield. Such a camper. Nothing a little suppressor can't hide. Anyways, the Pios need to keep up the good work and battle hard.

Word to my playas. Im out

Anonymous said...

Joey has the best nickname in college hockey ... "Joey Leggs" ... wouldn't mess with that!