Ducks, Kings pleased with picks

Updated: June 26, 2010, 3:29 AM ET
By Arash Markazi | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Whenever Cam Fowler was asked before the NHL draft who his favorite player was, he always said Scott Niedermayer, who retired this week from the Anaheim Ducks after an 18-year NHL career.

It was the player he patterned his game after and aspired to be like one day. He never expected to be shaking his hand on stage after being drafted and essentially being asked to follow in his footsteps.

The only person at Staples Center more surprised than Fowler, a projected top-five ...

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