6. Jay Bouwmeester
One of the best pure skaters in the game, Defenseman, Jay Bouwmeester has the ability to cause damage on the offensive rush as good as anyone.  Drafted 3rd Overall in the 2002 Draft, Bouwmeester played his first seven seasons of his career with the Florida Panthers.  Bouwmeester would eclipse 40 Points three times with Florida and was an All Star twice.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Defence
  • Acquired: Drafted in the 1st Round, 3rd Overall 6/22/02.
  • Departed: Traded to the Calgary Flames for Jordan Leopold and the previously acquired 2009 3rd Round Pick from Phoenix (which would be Josh Birkholz) 6/27/09.
  • Games Played: 471
  • Notable Statistics: 53 Goals
    150 Assists
    203 Points
    329 PIM
    .43 PPG
    -27 Plus/Minus
    35.4 Point Shares
  • Major Accolades and Awards: All Star Game Participant (2007 & 2009)
    First Team All-Rookie (2003)
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