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2010 NHL Entry Draft, Round 1: Ducks select RW Emerson Etem at #29

Jun 25, 2010, 10:59 PM EDT

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Round 1 – 29th overall

Anaheim Ducks – Emerson Etem

6′ 0″, 180 – Medicine Hat (WHL)

The Anaheim Ducks have taken advantage of two players falling significantly and unexpectedly this evening, as first they selected Cam Fowler at #12 and then snagged WHL standout Emerson Etem at #29.

Many had Etem going at least in the top 15, and I was surprised to see the Kings pass up on him earlier in the draft when they traded up. Etem is a very talented, very poised player who has the potential to be the face of a franchise.

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