The first round of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft was Friday night at Staples Center in Los Angeles, which included Duluth defenseman Derek Forbort being picked 15th overall by the hometown team L.A. Kings. Rounds two-through-seven starts at noon Saturday (NHL Network).
A link to a first-round draft story from the Los Angeles Times is at NHL draft leaves Kings, Ducks, California players smiling
And the L.A. Times has information on the 30 players taken in this story NHL draft: First-round selections
And an Associated Press story on Forbort’s selection is at Kings move up to grab Forbort with 15th pick
And the News Tribune has a story here
The Kings website has a question-and-answer story is at Q&A with Derek Forbort
And below is an Associated Press photo showing Forbort flanked by Kings president Dean Lombardi (at left) and coach Terry Murray.