Bleacher Report has an inane post today listing the worst 1st round picks of each team in the NHL. Jamie Storr is their pick, and that's just b***sh**. Here's my post on Storr from last year ("Jamie Storr was better than you think"). And here are some names from Kings history that have a better claim on worst 1st round pick:
[the links lead to a complete run-down of picks from that draft year, so you can revel in the teeth-gnashing joy of "what might have been"]
- 1967 - Rick Pagnutti, 1st overall pick, 0 games played.
- 1968 - Jim McInally, 7th overall pick, 0 games played.
- 1984 - Craig Redmond, 6th overall pick, 191 games played.
- 1985 - Craig Duncanson, 9th overall pick, 38 games played.
- 1985 - Dan Gratton, 10th overall pick, 7 games played.
- 1987 - Wayne McBean, 4th overall pick, 211 games played.
- 1997 - Matt Zultek,15th overall pick, 0 games played.
- 2001 - Jens Karlsson, 18th overall pick, 0 games played.
- 2004 - Lauri Tukonen, 11th overall pick, 5 games played.
- 2007 - Thomas Hickey, 4th overall pick, 0 games played.
- 2008 - Colten Teubert, 13th overall pick, 0 games played.