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In Depth: Missouri Made

Patrick Maroon is part of an increasing pool of NHL talents from St. Louis

by Cait MacPhail /

One-by-one, players in the first round were selected at the 2016 NHL Draft in Buffalo, NY this past spring. Teams worked their way through picks 1-30, and names slowly came off the board.

And to those paying particularly close attention, a trend was forming. An interesting and - if you asked anyone in the hockey world five years ago - unexpected trend.


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