NHL Stars of Tomorrow: Top 10 Disappointments

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NHL Stars of Tomorrow: Top 10 Disappointments
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Before the season started I had a long list of players that were considered the "stars of tomorrow".   My criteria for these players is two years in the NHL or less than 160 games combined (with minor exceptions).


Many players take that next big step in year three and really come into their own.   Some sooner, some later, but the development of a star is fascinating to watch.

Unfortunately for some, that development suffers a significant setback.  Sometimes it's due to injury, other times it's due to the supporting cast and/or coach, and a lot of the time it is a normal speed bump of the rigors of the NHL. 

Let's take a look at the top 10 newcomers that have crashed and burned this season.

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