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by Paul on 06/23/07 at 04:58 PM ET
COLUMBUS (June 23, 2007)—Sixty-three U.S.-born players, representing a record 30% of the total, were selected in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft that concluded today. The previous high was 28.2%, set last year.
Following is a breakdown of 2007 Entry Draft selections by birthplace:
United States 63 (highest percentage in Entry Draft history - 30%)
Czech Republic 5
added 5:16pm, more on this topic from the CP via TSN...
BREAKDOWN BY BIRTHPLACE, U.S.-BORN PLAYERS
New York 5
New Jersey 2
North Dakota 1
BREAKDOWN BY BIRTHPLACE, CANADIAN-BORN PLAYERS
British Columbia 14
Nova Scotia 4
New Brunswick 2
Prince Edward Island 2
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