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:
By Sean Leahy | Puck Daddy – Sun, 30 Jun, 2013 10:37 PM EDT
Thank you ca.sports.yahoo.com
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.