Where are they now? – 2014 Draft

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Fabbri remains the marquis name in 2014’s draft class.

The NHL draft is a peculiar institution on the landscape of pro sports. In baseball, the teams must sign their selections before assigning them to their sundry affiliate teams. In football, there are no affiliate teams, so all of a team’s picks must make the roster or be cut. But in the NHL, draft picks go on with their collegiate or otherwise professional careers after the draft. Players aren’t signed until they’re ready to begin their entry-level contracts.

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Jaskin and the Evolving Bottom Six

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Dmitrij Jaskin filled a useful role and now will take his talents to Capitals’ AHL affiliate.

I’m not surprised to see that Dmitrij Jaskin was claimed by the Washington Capitals. While it’s certainly disappointing to see him go, the Blues have several options on their fourth line as it is. Let’s look at those here.

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Good Things Happen in Preseason Loss

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Goaltender Chad Johnson played well in the Blues’ first preseason game.

The St. Louis Blues played their first preseason game last night, in Dallas. They lost the game, but there were developments in many camp story lines that bode well for the regular season.

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