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gator wrote:

Draft tonight… totally forgot about the 2006 Draft.


DYK — The ‘U’ had four First Round selections in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft — three of the first seven picks and four of the first 20 picks were #Gophers. #TBT

1st – E. Johnson

5th – P. Kessel

7th – K. Okposo

20th – D. Fischer

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Proof enough that having a ton of high draft picks guarantees nothing.