Mayfield rises from obscurity to draft
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Every once in a while, Scott Mayfield's mom, Jane, would see her teenage son on Skype at the end of a long day of practicing, schoolwork and workouts and wish she wasn't a 10-hour drive away.
"I didn't like what I saw. He was too tired," Jane Mayfield acknowledged.
Those are the moments that most hockey families have experienced along journeys that for a select few culminated this weekend at the NHL's entry draft.
Along the way, regardless ...
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