Griffins Defenseman DeKeyser A Classic “Diamond in the Rough” Story

Posted at 8:09 PM, Jun 13, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-13 20:09:17-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Danny DeKeyser was the most sought-after undrafted free agent in the NHL this winter. So how did he end up at Western Michigan on a half scholarship?

DeKeyser is a classic example of a “diamond in the rough” story, and the man who discovered that diamond by happenstance — Griffins head coach Jeff Blashill. Check out more in the video.