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Detroit Lakes standout gets drafted by NHL's Thrashers

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Tanner Lane got the call that most high school hockey players only dream of.

The Atlanta Thrashers drafted the Detroit Lakes, Minn., player in the sixth round with the 160th overall pick of the NHL's entry draft Saturday.


"You never really think it's going to happen, coming from a small town like this," the 17-year-old Lane said.

Lane, who spent Saturday at a wedding in Detroit Lakes, said he has an adviser in Boston who told him he was drafted by Atlanta.

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