Northwest Athlete Profile: Andrew Ladd

From Maple Ridge to Winnipeg, Ladd has Succeeded

NWSB Insider Dave B brings us another profile featuring an athlete from the Northwest. Andrew Ladd was born in Maple Ridge, BC and has a long history of success. His travels took him through the BCHL, WHL and onto the NHL where he has so far won two Stanley Cups in six seasons. He currently plays for the Winnipeg Jets.

Northwest Athlete Profile: Milan Lucic

Milan Lucic of the Boston Bruins

NWSB insider Dave B brings us another profile featuring an athlete from the Northwest. Milan Lucic is a tough NHL’er who scratched and clawed his way to the Boston Bruins lineup. It all started after he was passed up in the WHL Bantam Draft, but that motivated him even more to join the Coquitlam Express via the Junior B Delta Ice Hawks. From there, he rose to the level he is at today…the NHL.

Northwest Athlete Profile: Brandon Yip

Brandon Yip, Nashville Predators

NWSB insider Dave B brings us another Northwest Athlete Profile, following Brandon Yip. Yip would play for the Coquitlam Express before moving onto play for Boston College. He debuted for the Colorado Avalanche before heading over to the Nashville Predators where he is making a name for himself.

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