HOCKEY Three Maverick recruits taken in NHL draft

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    Omaha's Tyler Vesel lines up a shot against the Sioux City Musketeers.

Posted: Saturday, June 28, 2014 10:37 pm

Three players recruited by the University of Nebraska at Omaha hockey team were selected Saturday in the NHL draft.

Defenseman Luc Snuggerud was taken in the fifth round, 141st overall, by the Chicago Blackhawks. Forward Tyler Vesel was taken in the sixth round, 153rd overall, by the Edmonton Oilers. Forward Steven Spinner, who will join the Mavericks in 2015-16, also was selected in the sixth round, 159th overall, by the Washington Capitals.

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