Getty ImagesNEWARK — When the NHL Draft entered its seventh and final round on Sunday, the New Jersey Devils did not have a selection in the final 30 picks. General manager Lou Lamoriello worked some magic already having dealt the No. 9 overall pick to the Vancouver Canucks for Cory Schneider, so to cap off the day, he made a dream come true for his franchise player.
Goaltender Martin Brodeur’s son, Anthony, was still sitting in the Prudential Center stands undrafted, so Lamoriello made a trade with the Los Angeles Kings to get into the seventh round and the 208th overall pick announcement made for a memorable father/son moment:
http://ca.sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nhl-puck-daddy/martin-brodeur-announces-son-selection-nj-devils-classic-023742760.html
By Sean Leahy | Puck Daddy – Sun, 30 Jun, 2013 10:37 PM EDT
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Thank you ca.sports.yahoo.com

My thoughts…
It helps to have worked hard and dedicated his career to the Devil’s, otherwise, Anthony Brodeur is not drafted!
The moral: hard work isn’t all you may need to get to where you want to go.  You have to NETWORK yourself to death as well.
Cheers
Will

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