Underestimating potential can be a devastating thing. Whether it be the pimple-ridden, nerdy girl that you refuse to talk to in junior high who then becomes a perfect 10 by the time senior prom rolls around, or that NHL prospect whose ceiling appears limited until he is traded away only to blossom into a superstar.
NHL general managers make themselves look foolish quite often, but hindsight is 20-20. So, let's use are perfect 20-20 hindsight to put those GMs underneath the microscope. Because I'm sure they don't get that enough.
Here are the 10 most lopsided trades in hockey history.