Ranking the 5 Biggest Draft Fails in Pittsburgh Penguins History

June 24th, 2013 by Steve Rodenbaugh Leave a reply »
Perhaps no team in the NHL has benefited as much from the annual NHL Entry Draft as have the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Having acquired current stars Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Marc-Andre Fleury as well as past greats Mario Lemieux and Jaromir Jagr through the draft, the Pens have been remarkably successful at assessing talent (not to mention lucky to be in the position to draft that talent).

However, drafting is not an exact science, and while the Pens have had their share of success, they've also had their share of failures.

With less than a week to go before the first selection is made at the 2013 NHL Entry Draft in Newark, N.J., let's take a look at the five biggest draft busts in Pittsburgh Penguins history.

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