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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Let’s Play What If

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Former Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen should be on the Blues radar as an emergency option to fill the nets.

This afternoon, news came out that Blues goalie Jake Allen is afflicted with back spasms, and will be out of action 10-14 days.

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