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First Overall Draft #14

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1979 - Rob Ramage 1 1.00%
1980 - Doug Wickenheiser 1 1.00%
1982 - Gord Kluzak 0 0%
1983 - Brian Lawton 0 0%
1985 - Wendel Clark 25 25.00%
1986 - Joe Murphy 1 1.00%
1990 - Owen Nolan 10 10.00%
1992 - Roman Hamrlik 0 0%
1993 - Alexandre Daigle 2 2.00%
1994 - Ed Jovanovski 0 0%
1995 - Bryan Berard 3 3.00%
1996 - Chris Phillips 0 0%
1999 - Patrik Stefan 0 0%
2000 - Rick DiPietro 0 0%
2002 - Rick Nash 10 10.00%
2003 - Marc-Andre Fleury 1 1.00%
2006 - Erik Johnson 0 0%
2007 - Patrick Kane 36 36.00%
2010 - Taylor Hall 6 6.00%
2011 - Ryan Nugent-Hopkins 4 4.00%
2012 - Nail Yakupov 0 0%
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02-19-2013, 12:12 PM
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First Overall Draft #14

1. Mario Lemieux 94.00%
2. Sidney Crosby 60.29%
3. Eric Lindros 39.77%
4. Steven Stamkos 21.81%
5. Alexander Ovechkin 22.66%
6. Dale Hawerchuk 33.77%
7. Joe Thornton 39.25%
8. Mats Sundin 34.62%
9. Mike Modano 43.00%
10. Ilya Kovalchuk 66.25%
11. Pierre Turgeon 37.27%
12. John Tavares 36.84%, 54.29%
13. Vincent Lecavalier 52.24%


Draft of the 1st overall picks from 1979 and onwards.

21 remain.

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Clark was a good all around guy. Awsome hard nosed player but injuries held him back big time. Going with Patrick Kane.

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The only reason I'd pick Wendel Clark over Kane is because he seems like a really good guy whereas Kane by all accounts appears to be a d bag. On the ice though, Kane is the better player.

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How is Berard not running away with this?

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Clark then kane

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The only reason I'd pick Wendel Clark over Kane is because he seems like a really good guy whereas Kane by all accounts appears to be a d bag. On the ice though, Kane is the better player.
All of the accounts in your head, maybe.

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All of the accounts in your head, maybe.


I'm actually a big fan of Kane's, so you're wrong there. And if you honestly haven't heard any stories about him being a bit of a *****, then you're the one who's in your own head.

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CLARK is winning this? Christ, I'd put:

Hall
Kane
Nolan
Murphy
Ramage

before Wendel friggin' Clark.

564 points in 793 games in a largely high-scoring era? That's basically third line numbers. He barely had a handful of + seasons, and a plethora of HUGELY minus ones. "But he was a leader and a warrior". So was Jason Smith. So was Mike Peca. So was Jim Peplinski. And Dave Taylor. And Kirk Muller. And Trevor Linden. And Dale Hunter. And so on. He never won anything either. I don't get why he's such a popular choice. He was a good player, but nothing THAT special.

But I wouldn't take any of those guys ahead of a borderline superstar like Kane or Hall . Murphy at least won a cup and played a solid role in doing so, and had a similar stat line. Ramage was a beast who played a longer career, won a cup as a key piece, and was also a warrior. Nolan had a much longer career and was also a beast, putting up nearly 900 points. Arguments could easily be made even for Hamrlik and Nash over Clark.

I remember Clark very well and he was infinitely likeable, but he wasn't THAT great as a hockey player. Just a good NHLer, heart and soul kinda guy, and provided good toughness and secondary scoring. Nothing more...

I picked Kane here. It's too early, but he's already a cup winner and was one of the biggest pieces to that cup run as basically a teenager.

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Voted Kane.

I would take Chris Phillips and Roman Hamrlik over Wendel Clark...

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Rick Nash for me. Also all due respect to Wendel Clark but how is he 2nd in this poll?

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owen nolan.

/with admitted bias at this point.

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