College Finds: Diamonds In the Rough

Jack PorterCorrespondent IApril 1, 2009

MONTREAL- JANUARY 8:  Jason Blake #55 of the Toronto Maple Leafs skates during the game against the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre on January 08, 2009 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.   The Canadiens defeated the Maple Leafs 6-2.  (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

With the recent Leafs signing of Christian Hanson, I thought it would be appropriate to discuss some other good college signings.

Here are the top ten college-signed players coming at you now:

10. Blake WheelerMinnesota

College Stats: 127 GP 42 G 54 A 96 P

NHL Stats: 75 GP 20 G 22 A 42 P

9. Rene Bourque—Wisconsin

College Stats: 152 GP 57 G 40 A 97 P

NHL Stats: 241 GP 54 G 61 A 115 P

8. John MaddenMichigan

College Stats: 160 GP 80 G 100 A 180 P

NHL Stats: 706 GP 140 G 157 A 297 P

7. Jason BlakeNorth Dakota

College Stats: 119 GP 71 G 100 A 171 P

NHL Stats: 662 GP 174 G 224 A 398 P

6. Andy McDonaldColgate

College Stats: 137 GP 67 G 88 A 155 P

NHL Stats: 480 GP 119 G 214 A 333 P

5. Chris KunitzFerris State

College Stats: 152 GP 99 G 76 A 175 P

NHL Stats: 329 GP 87 G 118 A 205 P

4. Brian RafalskiWisconsin

College Stats: 146 GP 20 G 78 A 98 P

NHL Stats: 689 GP 67 G 356 A 423 P

3. Dan BoyleMiami-Ohio

College Stats: 148 GP 40 G 107 A 147 P

NHL Stats: 594 GP 91 G 254 A 345 P

2. Martin St. LouisVermont

College Stats: 139 GP 91 G 176 A 267 P

NHL Stats: 685 GP 237 G 345 A 582 P

1. Ed BelfourNorth Dakota

College Stats: 34 GP 29 W 4 L 1 T 3 SO

NHL Stats: 963 GP 484 W 320 L 14 T 76 SO

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