After a 5-1-1 start, the Ottawa Senators suffered a bit of a setback over the weekend, falling to the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday by a score of 1-0, and droppingRead More
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Pittsburgh instead turned their sights to Brian Gibbons and Paul Thompson, two college free agents willing to sacrifice performance bonuses and the ability to burn the first year of their two-year ELC’s. Neither player attracted the buzz of Da Costa, but they still carry impressive resumes that caught the attention of a number of NHL teams.
Stephane Da Costa is the latest potential diamond in the NCAA rough – a late-blooming talent who is a free agent because he was never drafted by an NHL team. The native of Paris, France received a few NHL offers following his freshman season but chose to return to school to work on his game. It seems to have paid off.