NHL Power Rankings: The Biggest Bust in Each NHL Franchise's History

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NHL Power Rankings: The Biggest Bust in Each NHL Franchise's History
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The Draft can be a very stressful time for general managers and teams.

After all, every draft pick is basically a gamble. You don't know how well a player will perform, even if they're highly-touted, because playing in the NHL is different than playing in other leagues.

The pressure, higher stakes or other factors often make top minor leaguers choke in the NHL.

Sometimes, general managers will get an Alex Ovechkin or Sidney Crosby out of their top picks. Other times, they'll get an Alexandre Daigle (if you're young and thinking, "Who?" that's exactly the point).

Unfortunately, every team has had a draft pick that ended up being a bust. They shouldn't feel too embarrassed—it happens to everyone.

Here are each NHL team's biggest bust throughout history.

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