Redrafting the 2008 NHL draft
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Updated: June 18, 2013, 5:01 PM ETBy Corey Pronman | Hockey Prospectus
1. Tampa Bay Lightning, C Steven Stamkos, Sarnia (OHL)
Tampa made the right call at No. 1, as Stamkos is an exceptionally gifted offensive player who may end up being one of the greatest -- if not the best -- goal scorers of his generation. He's the true franchise center teams envision when selecting first overall, with the tools to be an elite player in the NHL for years going forward.
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