NHL Entry Draft 2012 Results: Washington Capitals Select Riley Barber With 167th Pick

The 2012 NHL Entry Draft is coming to a close, as teams have spent Saturday morning burning through picks in rounds two through five. Two rounds remain in this year's draft, and the Washington Capitals have just made their fifth selection of the day, the 167th overall pick. The choice, via Mike Vogel of washingtoncaps.com:

Barber is the fourth player from the U.S. Under-18 Development squad to be chosen by Washington in this years draft, joining Thomas Di Pauli, Austin Wuthrich and Connor Carrick.

Barber's father Don was drafted in 1983 by Edmonton and went on to play in the NHL for Minnesota, Winnipeg, Quebec and San Jose during a three year career. Barber is a native of Washington, Pennsylvania, and was born in Pittsburgh.

For more on the Washington Capitals, check out Japers' Rink. You can check out more hockey news from around the league at SB Nation's NHL page.

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