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Blackhawks prospect Jardine aims for better result in WJAC

Defenceman Sam Jardine believes it happened at the World Junior A Challenge.

The 18-year-old from Lacombe, Alta., thinks he first caught the eye of the Chicago Blackhawks while playing for the Canada West team in the tournament last year in Penticton, B.C.

That look had the Blackhawks tracking the Camrose Kodiak through the Alberta Junior Hockey League playoffs and RBC Cup national championship. Chicago drafted Jardine in the sixth round (169th overall) of the NHL draft in June.

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