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A Whole New NHL

from Dave Lozo of NHL.com,

It took six hours, 15 people and 5 large cheese pizzas to get it done, but we drafted 690 hockey players to fill out 30 NHL rosters, and here they are.

To follow along with the order of the draft, just start with Edmonton Oilers in the first round, scroll down to the Boston Bruins, then scroll back up. The Bruins made the first pick in the second round in this snake draft.

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Tell me, do you like your current NHL roster or the new roster selected by NHL.com?

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eyesris's avatar

The Wings roster made my skin crawl.

Posted by eyesris from Asheville, NC on 08/25/11 at 07:36 PM ET

scotts0's avatar

Zetterberg and Franzen on the Stars makes me vomit.

Posted by scotts0 from New York on 08/25/11 at 08:16 PM ET

Nate A's avatar

No kidding. It’s like we swapped GMs with the Islanders or something. What an awful awful roster.

Stars, Canes, Habs, Sabers look like the best builds. But some of them, Wings included, are a bit mystifying.  Glad we’ve got competent management.

Posted by Nate A from Detroit-ish on 08/25/11 at 08:25 PM ET

eyesris's avatar

Oh god. The line combinations are even worse.

http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=585617

Posted by eyesris from Asheville, NC on 08/25/11 at 08:31 PM ET

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Oof.  Seeing Patrick Kane at the top of that list is a real kick to the dick.

Posted by Garth on 08/25/11 at 08:41 PM ET

Alan's avatar

This made me throw up in my mouth a little.

No.

A lot.

That Wings roster is horrible. I’m not clicking on the line combinations link!

Posted by Alan from Atlanta on 08/25/11 at 10:27 PM ET

Primis's avatar

Yes, a horrible Wings team.  Not just horrible, but also injury-prone.

Posted by Primis on 08/25/11 at 11:05 PM ET

WingMan's avatar

Ugh, how do the Leafs get worse in this kind of draft?  JFJ musta really been making these picks.  lol

Imagine if the NHL was a keeper league, ha ha…

Posted by WingMan from The Q C on 08/25/11 at 11:11 PM ET

TheFreak's avatar

I think they forgot to mention the beverages they were drinking or other illicit substances they were abusing when they did this…how else can you explain that Wings roster?

Posted by TheFreak on 08/26/11 at 12:46 AM ET

OlderThanChelios's avatar

If Tick Tock ever ended up with a roster that even remotely resembled what these idiots came up with he’d be ridden out of town on a rail. And I’d personally apply the tar and feathers.

Nonsense like this “exercise” is why we have real GMs in the NHL.

Posted by OlderThanChelios from Grand Rapids, MI on 08/26/11 at 01:47 AM ET

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