When the NHL announced it was the Canucks’ turn to make the first of two 4th round picks, the fans in Minnesota, as they had done all weekend long, booed. At least, they did until the Canucks used the 101st overall pick to select Minnesota kid, Joseph LaBate. (And even then there were still some boos.) 4th round, 101st overall: Joseph LaBate, C, USHS – Holy Angels Consistent with their MO this weekend, the Canucks selected another big kid with the 101st overall pick; LaBate, a center, is 6’4″. From the Minnesota Hockey Prospects website: Has the combination of size...Click here to read more.
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