The NHL's Top 10 Undrafted Players

Patrick Cwiklinski@@patcwiklinskiCorrespondent IApril 15, 2009

The NHL's Top 10 Undrafted Players

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    EDMONTON, CANADA - NOVEMBER 22:  Wayne Gretzky #99 of the Edmonton Oilers poses for a photo during the Molson Canadien Heritage Classic against the Montreal Canadiens on November 22, 2003 at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Canada. The Oilers defeated th

10. Niklas Backstrom

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    ST. PAUL, MN - MARCH 22: Niklas Backstrom #32 of the Minnesota Wild makes a save against the Edmonton Oilers March 22, 2009 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Scott A. Schneider/Getty Images)

9. Dan Boyle

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    LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 15:  Dan Boyle #22 of the San Jose Sharks skates up the a face off during the NHL game against the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center on December 15, 2008 in Los Angeles, California.  The Sharks defeated the Kings 3-2 in overti

8. Brian Rafalski

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    PITTSBURGH - MAY 31: Brian Rafalski #28 of the Detroit Red Wings skates against the Pittsburgh Penguins during game four of the 2008 NHL Stanley Cup Finals at Mellon Arena on May 31, 2008 in Pittsburgh. Pennsylvania. The Red Wings defeated the Penguins 2-

7. Steve Thomas

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    ST. LOUIS - OCTOBER 4:  Right wing Steve Thomas #32 of the Chicago Blackhawks looks on in warm-ups prior to the start of the NHL preseason game against the St. Louis Blues on October 4, 2002 at the Savvis Center in St. Louis, Missouri.  The St. Louis Blue

6. Curtis Joseph

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    NEW YORK - OCTOBER 17: Goaltender Curtis Joseph #31 of the Toronto Maple Leafs skates during warmups prior to his game against the New York Rangers on October 17, 2008 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

5. Martin St. Louis

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    PHILADELPHIA - DECEMBER 2:  Martin St. Louis #26 of the Tampa Bay Lightning skates during the game against the Philadelphia Flyers on December 2, 2008 at Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

4. Ed Belfour

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    15 Apr 1998:  Goaltender Ed Belfour of the Dallas Stars in action during a game against the Detroit Red Wings at the Reunion Arena in Dallas, Texas. The Stars defeated the Red Wings 3-1. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Dunn  /Allsport

3. Börje Salming

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    MONTREAL- JANUARY 8:  Former Toronto Maple Leafs player Borje Salming waves to fans during pre-game ceremonies before the game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre on January 08, 2009 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

2. Peter Stastny

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    TORONTO, ON - NOVEMBER 11:  Peter Stastny #26 waits for a faceoff at the Legends Classic Game on November 11, 2007 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

1. Adam Oates

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    9 APR 1995:  ADAM OATES OF BOSTON IN ACTION DURING THE BRUINS GAME VERSUS THE BUFFALO SABRES AT THE AUD IN BUFFALO, NEW YORK. Mandatory Credit: Rick Stewart/ALLSPORT