The 2012 NHL Draft is in full swing on Saturday and according to Dave Molinari of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the area's first local product has been selected in the sixth round by the Washington Capitals:
Riley Barber of Washington, Pa. goes to Capitals in Round 6. First local product to go in this draft.— Dave Molinari (@MolinariPG) June 23, 2012
Barber, who was born in the Pittsburgh area and now lives in Livonia, Mich., gave a verbal commitment in September to play college hockey at the Miami of Ohio. The right winger is also a member of the TEAM USA U-18 squad and is the son of Don Barber, who played 115 games in the NHL.
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