2010 NHL Draft Analysis: Anaheim Ducks

June 27th, 2010 by Joel Dundas Leave a reply »
The Anaheim Ducks fell short of the playoffs this past season, which was surprising to most as they have all the tools to make it. The Ducks going forward are looking to regain past successes, and building through the draft is the best way to do that.

The Ducks had eight picks in this weeks draft—two of which were first rounders. In the first round, the Ducks had two major steals, and could rebuild faster than they initially anticipated.

Let me introduce to you the six newest Anaheim Ducks:

With the 12th overall selection, the Anaheim Ducks got a major steal as they drafted defenseman Cam Fowler of the Windsor Spitfires. Fowler rated earlier to be a top five prospect fell significantly down the charts, along with Moncton's Brandon Gormley.

Fowler provides amazing offensive potential from the blue line, and has plenty of defensive upside as well. Often compared to Mike Green, Fowler can QB a powerplay, he can make a great outlet pass, and he can put the puck in the net.

The potential is even their that he may make the team as soon as next year, so all Ducks fans should be very excited with this sel ...

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