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Thursday, May 3, 2012
Merkley follows in brothers footsteps
The Kelowna Rockets made Nick Merkley their first round pick (9th overall) in this morning's WHL Bantam Draft.
Merkley, who is from Calgary, scored 68 goals playing bantam hockey this season. Merkley is the younger brother of Jay Merkley of the Lethbridge Hurricanes. Jay Merkley was the Hurricanes first round pick in the 2010 WHL draft.