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MUST WATCH: TOP 5 biggest NHL draft busts of all-time




Here's your daily reminder that not every 1st overall pick has lived up to their expectations. The key to being a successful hockey club is drafting well. If you look at the Yzerman era Detroit Red Wings, they were a great team because they drafted & developed their players well.


Now you look at teams like the 2010-era Edmonton Oilers, who despite multiple first overall picks falling into their laps, they could not build a successful team.


Players like Nail Yakupov could not live up to their hype, despite having a successful rookie season.


Here is a list of the top 5 biggest draft busts of all time, thanks to Sportsnet.





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