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Breaking: The Vancouver Canucks go off the board with the #5 pick.

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The Vancouver Canucks have pullled off the second surprise of the draft.

You could hear the audible surprise from the crowd at the draft in Buffalo when Canucks general manager Jim Benning announced that they had selected Finnish defenseman Olli Juolevi 5th overall.

Canucks general manager Jim Benning stated during an interview that it was Juolevi's hockey sense, his ability to read the game defensively that set him apart from his contemporaries in the draft.