Giguere in Carolina? It could have been

Check out what NHL teams could have looked like if they had kept all their original draft picks.

Updated: June 21, 2003, 8:14 PM ET
By EJ Hradek | ESPN The Magazine

In hockey, as in life, patience is a virtue.

Looking back, the Whalers/Hurricanes probably wish they had been a bit more patient with Chris Pronger or Jean-Sebastien Giguere. The Penguins probably wish they hadn't been so quick to give up on Markus Naslund. And even the draft-savvy Senators probably wish they had waited just a little longer on Pavol Demitra.

But hockey, like life, is full of those types of "what ifs?" With the NHL's annual entry draft scheduled for this weekend in ...

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