Detroit Red Wings: The 5 Biggest Draft Fails in GM Ken Holland's Tenure

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Detroit Red Wings: The 5 Biggest Draft Fails in GM Ken Holland's Tenure
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The Detroit Red Wings have had some notable successes in the NHL Draft over the past three decades, which have led to four Stanley Cups since 1997. But with those successes, obviously come failures.

With the Red Wings' brass getting ready for the 2013 NHL Draft which is just under a week away, they will hope to find more success stories than failures.

But failures (or busts) are not uncommon in the Detroit drafting era, even with Ken Holland at the helm.

Here are the five biggest draft busts since Ken Holland took over the team in 1997.

Note, "bust" in this stance will be used to describe a player who could or should have been a decent NHL player in regards to where he was picked.

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