The Carolina Hurricanes have some regrets when it comes to trading up
In every draft, there’s a handful of players that develop into elite NHL All-Stars. Here are five guys that were draft directly before a Carolina Hurricanes pick.
We recently looked at some elite players who the Carolina Hurricanes could have drafted but didn’t. Now let us turn our attention to some stars that the Hurricanes just barely missed out on drafting because they were selected right before they were “on the clock.”
I know we said in the last article that all the players had to be selected directly after a Carolina bust pick, but this time around we’re going to include an individual that was selected two picks before.
You’ll see why in a minute, but this player would have not only completely shaped the entire franchise’s history but that of the NHL. I know that’s a rather bold statement but it makes sense, just believe me.
Like last time, some of these picks were rather early on in drafts and some weren’t selected until the third round or later. Unlike the last article not all of the Carolina draft picks are complete bust, as some of them are decent players, they just didn’t pan out for the Canes’ organization.
Without further ado, lets take a lookat five elite players the Hurricanes just missed out on.