A look back at 2011 MLS SuperDraft coverage

Whitecaps FC earn plenty of press

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Following the exciting events of the 2011 MLS SuperDraft, there was plenty of coverage on the selections made by Vancouver Whitecaps FC in Baltimore, Maryland, on Thursday.

The 'Caps surprised many MLS pundits by selecting United States U-20 international striker Omar Salgado as the first overall pick in the SuperDraft. The Blue and White also selected Michael Nanchoff (eighth overall), Jeb Brovsky (19th overall), and Bilal Duckett (37th overall) with their three other draft picks.

Below is a sample of the extensive coverage that covered the Blue and White during last week's exciting events, with Vancouver's SuperDraft efforts generating 744 stories online.

THE PROVINCE

Omar Salgado a world-class striker in the making

Salgado: "I was really amazed"

THE VANCOUVER SUN

Whitecaps draft picks Brovsky, Duckett could surprise

Vancouver Whitecaps stun MLS, take Omar Salgado as top SuperDraft pick

ESPN.COM

Plenty of potential in Vancouver's pick

CBCSPORTS.CA

Whitecaps select Salgado No. 1 in MLS draft

EL PASO TIMES

No. 1 MLS draft pick Salgado home after 'crazy' 24 hours

THE FOOTY BLOG: SCORE.COM

Whitecaps select Omar Salgado: Draft Recap