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12-15-2009, 12:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Trxjw View Post
There's no denying the Jessiman pick is going to haunt us for the next decade, but it's water under the bridge. The potential reward with Hugh was incredible. His upside was Dustin Penner with a good head on his shoulders. It's hard to pin-point what went wrong there, but he was undoubtedly a reach at #12. There were much safer picks at that spot, and a 'safe' pick in that draft is now a valuable asset to an NHL club.

Does Henrik make up for it? Yes and no, I guess.
No, it's not.

His injury derailed his career. Completely and utterly.

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