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01-15-2013, 03:16 PM
Join Date: Nov 2007
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No, Id say Daigles' a "bust" in any era as by his own admission his head & heart just wasnt into it past Junior. If anything, had he been around during the "Me Generation" of the 70's & early 80's, he might have actually quit altogether and never made it to the Draft.... here are a few more.
Claude Gauthier (Detroit)
Ray Martyniuk (Goalie, Montreal)
Cam Connor (Montreal, taken ahead of Pierre Larouche & Bryan Trottier etc)
and my (sorry, not 1-5 but still) favourite...
(Buffalo, 12th overall, only played 19G's, knee injury)
1963-66 Drafts especially for Montreal area players were very puzzling.
Basically leftovers after the Canadiens had culled the area or holdouts that the Canadiens drafted on a few occasions:
Draft order tended to reflect a willingness/ability to play Junior in Ontario as opposed to talent.
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