Blizzard’s LeBlanc commits to Nipissing University

The Edmundston Blizzard have announced that forward Dominic LeBlanc has committed to Nipissing University.

The 21-year-old from Shediac, N.B. was drafted in the first round, eighth overall, by the Grand Falls Rapids in the 2019 MHL Entry Draft. He played one game for Grand Falls during the 2019-20 season, scoring the shootout winner on December 19th, 2019 against the Campbellton Tigers.

After spending the 2020-21 season with the QMJHL’s Moncton Wildcats, LeBlanc returned to Grand Falls and finished tenth in league scoring 50 points in 39 games, with 22 goals and 28 assists. He was an Honourable Mention for Top Forward in November 2021 and was named to the Eastlink North Team of the Week three times. LeBlanc finished third in team scoring in 2022-23 with 60 points in 51 games, tallying 29 goals and 31 assists. He was twice named to the Eastlink North Team of the Week.

LeBlanc got off to another solid start in 2023-24 with seventeen goals and ten assists in 27 games for Grand Falls when he was traded to Miramichi on December 7th and then to Edmundston on January 6th. Once settled with Edmundston, LeBlanc had nine goals and fifteen assists in nineteen games to help Edmundston finish atop the Eastlink North Division. Overall, LeBlanc was tied with several players for the second-most game-winning goals last season with six. He was named to the Eastlink North Team of the Week three times. During the Metalfab MHL Cup Playoffs, LeBlanc had seven goals and five assists in eight games, including three game-winning goals.

The MHL congratulates LeBlanc on his post-secondary commitment.