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137th overall pick Tyler Bird
The Blue Jackets selected Tyler Bird of Kimball Union Academy (high school) with the 137th pick. Here is a look at how the right wing's numbers add up.
17 - Bird's age when he was selected by the Blue Jackets in the 5th round (137th overall). He turns 18 on August 14.
60 - The point total that Bird racked up in 37 games (33 goals and 27 assists) for his high school team, Kimball Union (New Hampshire), this past season.
117 - Where Bird ranked in NHL Central Scouting bureau’s final North American rankings, set before the 1st round of the 2014 NHL Draft.