Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 07/29/05 at 03:47 PM ET
The NHL Draft, like all drafts, is an imperfect science. Players slip through the cracks, and a dozen years later you slap your head and wonder what in the world you were thinking when you didn't use the opportunity to grab a player that turns into an NHL star. But most of the NHL star players who went undrafted were not drafted for a reason. Sometimes those reasons are based on old prejudices, but sometimes they are for sound philosophy. These days, especially with advanced scouting methods, a player rarely, if ever, just slips through the cracks by accident.
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Paul Kukla founded Kukla’s Korner in 2005 and the site has since become the must-read site on the ‘net for all the latest happenings around the NHL.
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