Scott Niedermayer's number is up

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Scott Niedermayer's number will be retired Friday night (image courtesy Kamloops Blazers).
If you follow hockey, you know the 1991 NHL Entry Draft was the start of big things for Scott Niedermayer when he was drafted from the Kamloops Blazers.

Friday night in a ceremony at the Kamloops Blazers game, Niedermayer's number 28 will be retired.

The smooth skating blue liner spoke yesterday with our resident sports guy, Marty Hastings.

This story begins with sounds from the 1991 NHL Entry Draft.

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When you're a junior hockey player far from home you need someone to look after you.

That's where billet homes and billet parents come in.

Roger and Sheila Paulson were just that for Scott Neidermayer when he played in Kamloops.   

Both Roger and Sheila are on the line now. They speak with Daybreak host Shelley Joyce.

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