Top pick Johnson chooses Minnesota over NHL
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- Erik Johnson, who was the top overall pick in last month's NHL draft, announced he will attend the University of Minnesota this fall.
Johnson and his family said Friday that the 18-year-old will enroll in the university rather than joining the St. Louis Blues for the upcoming season.
"We feel this is a win-win situation for Erik to be going to an
excellent hockey program to continue his development," Blues
president John Davidson said. "This is beneficial ...
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