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Winnipeg native and Seattle Thunderbirds goalie Calvin Pickard has been selected 49th overall by the Colorado Avalanche at the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

Pickard is the first Manitoban to be chosen on Saturday.

Dylan McIlrath and Quinton Howden were chosen on Friday night in the first round. McIlrath went 10th to the New York Rangers and Howden 25th to the Florida Panthers.