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Flyers’ 2006 Draft Blunder Hard to Ignore

Playing the ‘what if’ game with regards to the NHL draft is a time-honored tradition and hindsight is always clear as crystal. Looking back to see which team passed on Loui Eriksson, Shea Weber and Corey Crawford in favor of Dmitri Chernykh, Shawn Belle and Mike Egener, is as entertaining and heartbreaking as it is meaningless.

However, when it comes to the 2006 NHL Entry draft in Vancouver, the Flyers didn’t just make just one mistake to look back on and groan, they made three — in the same round.

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