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Ranking the GMs: Atlantic Division

Updated: March 6, 2012, 4:50 PM ET
By Alvin Chang

In 2003, New Jersey Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello traded up in the first round to draft Zach Parise at No. 17. And when Parise turned into a star, it was yet another piece of anecdotal evidence that Lamoriello was a good drafter. But it's hard to be sure until you run the numbers because these huge successes have a way of blinding us to masses of failure.

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