First Round Draft Picks in the NHL are, just as they are in every other major professional sport, an arena for which General Managers and scouts can make or break their careers.
As quickly as a great selection can help the career of a GM, a terrible one can kill it even more rapidly. In addition, fans remember draft busts longer than they remember the successful ones.
Just ask Ottawa Senators fans. When they think about their team's success at the Draft, do they think about Jason Spezza, Chris Phillips, Martin Havlat and Marian Hossa, or do they remember the disappointment that was Alexandre Daigle?
With that in mind, here's a look at each NHL team's all-time worst First Round Selection.