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Profile for Jack LaFontaine (added 7/5/16 before prospect camp)

Jack LaFontaine was 1 of 3 players that the Carolina Hurricanes third round (#75 overall) in the 2016 NHL draft and also 1 of 2 goalies selected by the Hurricanes. LaFontaine is an Ontario native who moved to and played in the United States for the Janesville Jets of the North American Hockey League with the aim of playing NCAA hockey next season. He will play for the University of Michigan. LaFontaine has NHL size at 6-3 and has been described as smooth in his movement.


Reading list of external articles about Jack LaFontaine

Bob Miller from The Wolverine has a great article that includes an interview with LaFontaine.

Ryan Kennedy at The Hockey News profiled LaFontaine back in November of 2015 calling him “a hidden draft gem.”

Chris Dilks from SBNation’s College Hockey has a short profile for LaFontaine in his article reporting LaFontaine’s commitment to the University of Michigan.

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Iain Colpitts from The Mississauga News (where LaFontaine grew up) offers this post draft article including quotes.

Mason Lyttle from the North American Hockey League’s web site wrote about LaFontaine in December when he committed to the University of Michigan.



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