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Louis Leblanc | Center

Team: Anaheim Ducks
Age / DOB:  (24) / 1/26/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 178

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Louis Leblanc has inked a one-year, two-way contract with the Anaheim Ducks.
The Ducks acquired Leblanc from Montreal for a conditional fifth round pick, which will be activated if he played in at least 15 games with Anaheim next season. He had 28 points and 63 penalty minutes in 70 AHL contests in 2013-14. Fri, Jul 11, 2014 06:41:00 PM

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Louis Leblanc has been traded to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for a conditional 2015 fifth-round draft pick.

"After three seasons with the Canadiens organization we felt that moving forward the best option for Louis and our organization was to give him the opportunity to pursue his career with another team," said Montreal GM Marc Bergevin. "Throughout his entire stay with our organization Louis showed great professionalism and a constant desire to improve. We thank him for his contribution and wish him success for the continuation of his career." He skated in 50 games with the Canadiens over the past three seasons, where he notched five goals and five assists. Leblanc was the 18th overall pick in the 2008 draft, but he hasn't been able to establish himself as a professional player yet. It's likely that he'll spend most of net season in the minors with Anaheim as well.
Sat, Jun 14, 2014 03:31:00 PM

Louis Leblanc missed Monday's practice because of the flu.

He has skated in three games with Montreal during his latest stint with the big club. In eight appearances overall, he doesn't have a point yet but he does have seven blocks and seven shots. Depending on how feels, he may not be ready to play Tuesday versus Carolina.
Tue, Jan 28, 2014 06:51:00 AM

Louis Leblanc is slated to play Wednesday night.

He practiced Tuesday on a line with Michael Bournival and Travis Moen. In 47 NHL appearances over his career, Leblanc has five goals and five assists.
Wed, Jan 22, 2014 07:17:00 AM

Montreal called up Louis Leblanc on Monday.

He played five games with the Canadiens earlier this season, where he averaged 11:45 of ice time and failed to pick up a point. It's unclear if he'll play on Wednesday against Pittsburgh at this time.
Tue, Jan 21, 2014 08:58:00 AM

Louis Leblanc has been sent to the minors.

Leblanc has four goals and six points in seven AHL games this season. He also played in five contests with Montreal in 2013-14, but wasn't able to record a point in those games.
Wed, Nov 6, 2013 12:41:00 PM

Louis Leblanc dressed in his first NHL game Monday in 18 months.

He generated one shot and two penalty minutes in 10:16 of ice time. Leblanc skated in 42 games with the Canadiens in 2011-12.
Tue, Oct 29, 2013 07:26:00 AM

Louis Leblanc was called up from the minors on Sunday.

He has been hot for AHL Hamilton with four goals, including three game-winners, in his last three games. Leblanc has six points in seven minor-league contests.
Mon, Oct 28, 2013 10:43:00 AM

Montreal Canadiens coach Michel Therrien explained why former first rounder Louis Leblanc was among the first players cut from the training camp roster.

Leblanc was selected with the 18th overall pick in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. "He came into camp with a good attitude and he was in better shape, but we know Louis Leblanc and we wanted to get to know some of the other players better," Therrien said. Leblanc played in 42 games in 2011-12, but he spent last season in the minors.
Wed, Sep 18, 2013 02:51:00 PM

Louis Leblanc was reassigned to the minors after Monday's exhibition game.

Goaltender Robert Mayer, defensemen Morgan Ellis, Dalton Thrower and Darren Dietz, as well as forwards Steven MacAuley, Jonnas Nattinen, Sven Andrighetto, Erik Nystrom and Stefan Fournier were also sent to AHL Hamilton. Blueliner Matt Lashoff will also play for Montreal's top minor-league affiliate, while Zach Fucale (Halifax), Charles Hudon (Chicoutimi) and Martin Reway (Gatineau) were returned to their respective junior teams.
Tue, Sep 17, 2013 07:29:00 AM

Montreal GM Marc Bergevin still believes that Louis Leblanc can be part of the team's future.

"He knows he has to be better and he knows it's a big summer for him," Bergevin said. "It's going to be up to him. But he's a good young player that we hope one day will play here." Leblanc regressed in 2012-13 while playing in the AHL with 10 goals and eight assists, with a minus-18 rating, in 62 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs.
Wed, May 15, 2013 10:06:00 AM

Louis Leblanc didn't get an invite to Montreal's training camp.

He has been slowed by a high-ankle sprain that he sustained in the minors and as a result GM Marc Bergevin said Leblanc is behind where he should be. Leblanc missed about 10 games with the ailment and he has produced just five points in 24 appearances this season with AHL Hamilton.
Mon, Jan 14, 2013 11:47:00 AM

Unless needed in case of injury, the Montreal Canadiens have decided to make Louis Leblanc a full time winger.

This also means that upper management like Blake Geoffrion and Mikael Bournival at the center position. Leblanc is currently on the Hamilton Bulldogs' roster and is still recovering from an ankle sprain. He is hoping to resume skating next week.
Sun, Nov 11, 2012 10:00:00 AM

Louis Leblanc, one of Montreal's top prospects, missed his seventh consecutive AHL game due to an ankle sprain.

Leblanc is currently on the Hamilton Bulldogs' roster--the Canadiens' AHL affiliate. He is hoping to resume skating next week but his recovery to this point has been rather slow.
Sat, Nov 10, 2012 11:02:00 AM

Louis Leblanc (ankle sprain) is expected to resume skating this week.

Leblanc suffered the injury on October 20. Based on the original timetable for his return, he should be able to rejoin AHL Hamilton in about two-to-four weeks.
Mon, Nov 5, 2012 04:09:00 PM

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