NHL Draft 2011: Who's Next? the Biggest First Round Busts from 1975-2000

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NHL Draft 2011: Who's Next? the Biggest First Round Busts from 1975-2000
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Who will be the next bust out of the first round of the 2011 NHL Draft?

Ah yes, the first round of the NHL Draft.

Every year, the draft renews the hopes of fans, management and even players on the team.

Each team's GM makes their selections, hoping and praying that they have just selected a future franchise player and future superstar.

These hopes and prayers are sometimes answered, but more often than not, first round draft picks find themselves labelled as "busts" because they do not live up to lofty expectations.

This slide show will showcase the biggest first round draft busts off all time

These picks are difficult to make because there are good arguments for each player. Sometimes these players are sometimes overrated by teams who draft them, but sometimes, they just do not live up to their potential.

Ladies and gentlemen, may I present to you the 25 hockey players who will "earn" the "prestigious" award of "Biggest First Round Draft Bust" of their year.

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