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NHL draft first-round impact on NCAA

Updated: June 29, 2009, 2:57 PM ET
By Inside College Hockey

The first round of this year's NHL draft was busier for players with college ties than it was in 2008, when a scant four players were among the first 30 selections, but nowhere near as busy as the 2007 first round, when 11 players with college ties were chosen.

Below is a rundown of the collegiate prospects who were first-rounders in this year's draft. For the complete list of picks, check out ESPN.com's complete draft coverage.

2009 NHL DRAFT FIRST-ROUND PICKS

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