Viagra indigestion as a side effect On the day the Rangers admitted their biggest 2003 draft mistake; another product of that same draft stepped up and earned First star kudos in the Rangers 3-2 victory over the Atlanta Thrashers. Viagra indigestion as a side effect While Nikolai Zherdev (4th overall) added a goal and an assist, viagra indigestion as a side effect the Rangers subtracted Hugh Jessiman by tradinghim to the Nashville Predators for the ever popular “future considerations”.

Viagra indigestion as a side effect The player nicknamed “Huge Specimen” prior to the draft turned out to be “Hugh Flop” as he is the only member of the 2003 Draft to never have played in an NHL game. Viagra indigestion as a side effect The closest you get are Brian Boyle (#26) who has played eight games and Shawn Belle (#30) who has played nine games – and Boyle has an excuse because he spent four years at Boston College, viagra indigestion as a side effect but just one year in the AHL.

Viagra indigestion as a side effect Conversely Jessiman, viagra indigestion as a side effect the 12th overall pick, viagra indigestion as a side effect split his first two professional years playing with Hartford and Charlotte before reaching his “career best” numbers with the Wolf Pack last year (71 games, viagra indigestion as a side effect 18 goals and 24 assists with 154 PIM). Viagra indigestion as a side effect In selecting Jessiman, viagra indigestion as a side effect the Rangers passed on other impact forwards like Dustin Brown (13th), viagra indigestion as a side effect Zach Parise (17th), viagra indigestion as a side effect Ryan Getzlaf (19th), viagra indigestion as a side effect Mike Richards (24th), viagra indigestion as a side effect and Corey Perry (28th).

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Viagra indigestion as a side effect So what happened to derail Jessiman’s NHL career before it started? Many will question his ability and desire, viagra indigestion as a side effect but those are discussions for when he is no longer playing hockey. Viagra indigestion as a side effect Players the size of Jessiman (6-foot-6 and 230 pounds) sometimes do take extra time to develop so there is time for him to revive his career – and leaving the Rangers organization might be the best thing for his career. Viagra indigestion as a side effect A new organization might lessen the pressure on Jessiman to justify his lofty draft selection.

Viagra indigestion as a side effect If I were to try and pinpoint what went wrong, viagra indigestion as a side effect I would have to point to Jessiman’s junior season at Dartmouth. Viagra indigestion as a side effect A nasty ankle injury limited him to just 12 games in 2004-2005. Viagra indigestion as a side effect

Viagra indigestion as a side effect Tom Renney, viagra indigestion as a side effect who was the team’s Vice President for Player development, viagra indigestion as a side effect was one member of the Blueshirts organization who scouted Jessiman.

Viagra indigestion as a side effect “I ask myself what happened with Hugh, viagra indigestion as a side effect because I had scouted him and certainly was part of the process that culminated with the draft selection, viagra indigestion as a side effect” Renney told Larry Brooks of the NY Post (10/31/08). Viagra indigestion as a side effect “I do think that the ankle injury set him back quite a bit.”

Viagra indigestion as a side effect Rather than return to school for his senior year in an attempt to dominate the ECAC (something he did not do during his time at Dartmouth), viagra indigestion as a side effect Jessiman turned pro. Viagra indigestion as a side effect That rush to turn pro, viagra indigestion as a side effect combined with his “lost” junior season, viagra indigestion as a side effect combined to put Jessiman in a hole he has not recovered from.

Viagra indigestion as a side effect Unfortunately, viagra indigestion as a side effect Jessiman’s fate of never having played a shift in the NHL is not a unique situation for the Rangers. Viagra indigestion as a side effect Since 1969 when the NHL Draft took on its current look and emphasis, viagra indigestion as a side effect the Blueshirts have drafted six other players who never played in an NHL game. Viagra indigestion as a side effect They get a mulligan in 1997 with Stefan Cherneski because he suffered an eventual career-ending knee injury just 11 games into his pro career while with Hartford. Viagra indigestion as a side effect Cherneski would attempt a comeback, viagra indigestion as a side effect but only played in 29 AHL games over the next two seasons before accepting an injury settlement.

Viagra indigestion as a side effect 1972 – The Rangers draft right winger Al Blanchard with the 12th pick – and he is the only player selected in that first round to never play in the NHL. Viagra indigestion as a side effect George Ferguson (11th), viagra indigestion as a side effect Phil Russell (13th) and John Van Boxmeer (14th) all go on to play more than 500 NHL games.

Viagra indigestion as a side effect 1980 – The Rangers draft Jim Malone with the 14th pick. Viagra indigestion as a side effect Malone is my all-time personal favorite as the Rangers worst first round draft pick. Viagra indigestion as a side effect Malone spends three pro seasons playing with three different teams in there different leagues (AHL, viagra indigestion as a side effect IHL and CHL). Viagra indigestion as a side effect Brent Sutter is drafted 17th overall and Barry Pederson goes one spot later.

Viagra indigestion as a side effect 1990 – The Rangers draft defenseman Michael Stewart with the 13th pick. Viagra indigestion as a side effect Much like Jessiman and Blanchard, viagra indigestion as a side effect he is the only player drafted in this first round to never have played in the NHL (although the Islanders Scott Scissons played only two regular season games and only playoff contest). Viagra indigestion as a side effect Keith Tkachuk is drafted 19th, viagra indigestion as a side effect Bryan Smolinski 21st and some guy named Martin Brodeur is selected with the 20th pick. Viagra indigestion as a side effect

Viagra indigestion as a side effect 1996 – The Rangers draft defenseman Jeff Brown with the 22nd pick. Viagra indigestion as a side effect Daniel Briere is drafted 24th and defenseman Cory Sarich is the first pick of the second round (27th overall).

Viagra indigestion as a side effect 2004 – The Rangers draft goaltender Al Montoya with the 6th pick – a concession to the fact that 2001 first rounder Dan Blackburn’s career is in jeopardy and a concession that the organization doesn’t realize they drafted their goalie of the future with the 205th pick in the 2000 Draft (Henrik Lundqvist). Viagra indigestion as a side effect Alexander Radulov (15th), viagra indigestion as a side effect Travis Zajac (20th), viagra indigestion as a side effect Wojtek Wolski (21st), viagra indigestion as a side effect and Andrej Meszaros (23rd) were all selected after Montoya.

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