NHL Draft: Lightning selects Nolan Foote as its No. 27 pick

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NHL Draft: Lightning selects Nolan Foote as its No. 27 pick
NHL Draft: Lightning selects Nolan Foote as its No. 27 pick

The Lightning's first-round draft pick celebrated with a new teammate before he even reached the stage. Nolan Foote got a big hug from his brother Cal, who is already in the system, after being picked 27th overall. Nolan, a left wing, is now lined up to play with Cal, a defenseman, in a few years. The Lightning selected Cal 14th overall in 2017. “It's crazy to now be in the same organization in the NHL,” Nolan told reporters in Vancouver. “We didn't think anything of it; we just thought it would be cool. But now it's real and I can't wait to celebrate with him.” [ MORE LIGHTNING: Lightning's home opener will be Oct. 3 against Florida Panthers ] He added that Cal has been his biggest support throughout

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