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77th overall pick Blake Siebenaler
The Blue Jackets selected Blake Siebenaler of the Niagara Ice Dogs (OHL) with the 77th pick. Here is a look at how the defenseman's numbers add up:
1.88 - The points per game mark that Siebenaler put up as a freshman in high school with the Carroll Chargers (Indiana). He registered 32 points (20 goals and 12 assists) in 17 games on his way to a 4A state championship.
3 - The number of American-born players picked by the Blue Jackets in their first four selections of the 2014 NHL Draft.
30 - The point total that Siebenaler recorded with Niagara this past season in 68 games (6 goals and 24 assists).
1,393 - The peak-power performance score on the bike at the 2014 NHL Scouting Combine, which was the highest out of the entire prospect field.