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03-16-2013, 01:22 AM
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kaiser matias
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Originally Posted by patnyrnyg View Post
Territorial rights. During the Original 6 Days, Rangers only won 3 Cups, same for the Blackhawks and Bruins. Detroit won 7.

The first REAL draft didn't happen until 1969. From 63-68 it was for players whose rights were not already owned.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NHL_Entry_Draft
The Rangers three Cup wins all game before the Original Six era started in 1942.

And like already mentioned, territorial rights had nothing to do with it. It had more to do with scouting and signing players, as well as establishing a farm system.

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